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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/21/19

Applications Due09/30/19

Vacancy ID64454

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleBureau Chief - Investor Protection Bureau (NYC)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 28 Liberty St.

City New York


Zip Code10005

Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have at least ten (10) years of litigation experience, experience in the area of securities and investment products demonstrating a depth of knowledge in financial markets, strong supervisory experience, excellent writing skills and a demonstrated commitment to public service.

Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the Office be citizens of the United States.

Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced securities litigator to lead its premier Investor Protection Bureau located in New York City. The Investor Protection Bureau is responsible for the enforcement of New York’s blue sky laws, known as the Martin Act. In recent years, the office has investigated a wide range of conduct impacting the financial markets, including residential mortgage-backed securities, high frequency trading and dark pools, Ponzi schemes, and foreign currency exchange. The Bureau also recently resolved a series of high profile matters involving fraudulent electronic trading practices at Bank of America and Credit Suisse, and fraudulent sales practices at Wells Fargo, and published significant reports on mutual fund fees and conflicts of interest on cryptocurrency trading platforms.

The Bureau Chief will supervise attorneys and support staff in their civil investigations and affirmative lawsuits on behalf of the Office. The Bureau Chief will also advise and oversee both the Franchise and Registration Chiefs and their Units, and coordinate with outside government agencies including other Attorneys General, state securities regulators, federal regulators and NASAA.

Additional Comments Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary commensurate with experience.

PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website ( or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief



Email Address xxxxxxxxxxx@xx.xx.xx


Street NYS Office of the Attorney General

Legal Recruitment Bureau - 28 Liberty St

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005


Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY

Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at The reference number for the position is IPB_NYC_BC_3198

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
•Cover Letter (Please address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
•List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
•Provide two (2) writing samples; please upload these as one document using the field provided
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

If you have questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website:

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