Minimum Qualifications A Bachelor’s degree with strong academic credentials is required for the position. Additionally, the individual selected for the LSA position must have excellent organizational, time management and multitasking skills and is also capable of working well both independently and as member of a group/team. The ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information, excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and accuracy, as well as familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, are also required. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience researching and analyzing documents and possess a demonstrated interest in the law and law enforcement. Prior familiarity with and experience using eDiscovery and legal research applications is a plus.
Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) is seeking talented individuals to serve in entry-level position as Legal Support Analysts (LSAs) in its New York City office. LSAs are part of project-specific teams comprised of attorneys, auditors, and detectives who, from inception through disposition, work together to uncover complex fraudulent conduct for which MFCU holds offenders accountable through both criminal prosecution and civil litigation.
The mission of MFCU is to investigate, prosecute and obtain remedies against individuals and corporate entities responsible for improper or fraudulent Medicaid billing schemes, as well as to investigate and prosecute allegations of abuse and neglect of residents in nursing homes and other residential healthcare facilities. The importance of this work is highlighted in the OAG’s recently released report investigating allegations of COVID-19-related neglect of nursing home residents across New York State.
Responsibilities and required skills will include, but are not limited to the following:
• Reviewing and organizing documents and other evidence;
• Identifying and locating potential sources of relevant information;
• Analyzing large amounts of data and presenting in a cogent manner;
• Being adept and creative in the use of search engines and social media;
• Developing proficiency using law enforcement databases;
• Organizing case files and providing legal and office support;
• Possessing extreme attention to detail and having a genuinely inquisitive nature;
• Building professional relationships with law enforcement partners; and
• Gaining experience in criminal law and investigations in New York State.
Additional Comments The annual salary for this position is $50,288 + $3026 in location pay. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Legal Recruitment Bureau - 28 Liberty St
Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY:
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings.
Reference No. MFCU_NYC_LSA_6183
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Legal Recruitment);
• Unofficial college transcript;
• Writing Sample; and a
• List of three (3) professional or academic references with contact information and email addresses.
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG s or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov