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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/20/21

Applications Due10/29/21

Vacancy ID91424

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleAssistant Attorney General, Taxpayer Protection Bureau (TPB_NYC_AAG_3393)

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

Workday

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 Street

City New York

StateNY

Zip Code10005

Minimum Qualifications Applicants must possess a minimum of three (3) years of relevant, post-graduate legal experience. Applicants should have substantial experience in complex civil litigation and/or white-collar investigations, as well as familiarity with practice in both federal and New York state courts. Excellent writing, research, analytical, teamwork, and organizational skills are also required. Experience with the False Claims Act and/or tax matters is a plus, and trial experience is also desirable.
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 OAG attorneys 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 Taxpayer Protection Bureau (TPB) is seeking an experienced litigator to lead and pursue complex civil investigations and litigation involving fraud committed against New York State and its local governments.
Formed in 2011 to handle whistleblower cases and investigations under the New York False Claims Act, TPB has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for New York taxpayers in broadly diverse cases involving, among other things, significant state construction projects, contracts for software and data services, failures to comply with MWBE and prevailing wage requirements, income tax evasion by major hedge funds, and sales tax evasion in the high-end art market. TPB’s investigations regularly involve coordination with other state and federal agencies and with whistleblowers, who file qui tam actions under the federal and New York False Claims Acts.

Additional Comments OAG employees serve more than 20 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.
Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of full vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you will be required to provide negative COVID-19 test results at a frequency determined by the agency. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact recruitment@ag.ny.gov.

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Name Legal Recruitment Unit

Telephone 2124168080

Fax

Email Address recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Address

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 click visit our careers website: www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings.
Reference No. TPB_NYC_AAG_3393

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter
? You may address to Legal Recruitment.
? Indicate why are interested in this position and what makes you the best candidate.
• Resume
• Law school transcript, if less than five (5) years post-graduate (unofficial is acceptable)
• Writing Sample
• List of three (3) references
? Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred.
? Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
? Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.

If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov

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