Minimum Qualifications Applicants must possess three (3) or more years of experience in complex civil litigation as well as excellent research, writing, and advocacy skills.
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. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment
Duties Description The Executive Division of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an Assistant Attorney General with significant litigation experience to serve in the Office of Federal Initiatives in the New York City office. The Office manages and coordinates the litigation of constitutional and administrative law challenges to federal agency rulemaking and other federal agency action, including New York’s participation in the federal administrative rulemaking process. Recent matters handled by this Office include New York’s challenges to the inclusion of a citizenship question on the decennial census; federal restrictions on access to Title X family-planning grants; the diversion of federal funds to build a border wall; the imposition of immigration-related grant conditions on law enforcement grants; efforts to exempt parts of the health insurance market from the Affordable Care Act’s consumer protections; and the rollback of school nutrition guidelines.
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.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
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 (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact Legal Recruitment via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings. The reference number for the position is Reference No. EXEC_AAG_NYC_3243.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Legal Recruitment);
• List of three (3) references (with contact information including email addresses);
• Law school transcript if less than (5) years post-graduate (unofficial is acceptable); and
• Writing Sample
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 and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov.