Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years of practice experience, and possess excellent analytical, writing, communication and organizational skills. Applicants should have substantial grand jury and trial experience that preferably includes the investigation and prosecution of financial crimes. Experience drafting and overseeing the execution of search and eavesdropping warrants is a plus.
Candidates for the position of Special Assistant Attorney General must possess: (1) the ability to articulate the critical issues in a case accurately and precisely; (2) strong research and interpersonal skills; (3) good judgment; (4) the ability to work independently and to work productively as a team member; and (5) the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with professional staff and support staff.
Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to the New York State bar. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the OAG be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
Duties Description The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is seeking an experienced prosecuting attorney to serve as a Special Assistant Attorney General in its Albany office. Utilizing various state laws, including the New York State Penal Law, the False Claims Act, Social Services Law §145-b, and the Executive Law, the Unit brings civil causes of action or criminal proceedings to stop fraud by healthcare providers, to protect the integrity of the State Medicaid program and to protect the health and well-being of residents of residential care facilities. Many of these actions are conducted in coordination with other state, federal or local government and prosecutorial agencies, and have resulted in large-scale financial recoveries on behalf of the State of New York, as well as the arrest and prosecution of various wrongdoers.
The selected candidate will lead team investigations of allegations of financial fraud in the healthcare industry, and of abuse and neglect of residents of healthcare facilities, present evidence to grand juries, and conduct evidentiary hearings and trials in New York State courts.
Additional Comments OAG employees serve more than 19.85 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. 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.
Salary to be determined commensurate with experience.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
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 (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingApplications are being received online. To apply, please go to our website, www.ag.ny.gov, Resources/Job Opportunities - Attorney Positions. Reference No. MFCU_SAAG_ALB_3216.
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website here. Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
• Transcript (if less than five years postgraduate)
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
For questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau 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