Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/07/21

Applications Due11/05/21

Vacancy ID92527

AgencyAttorney General, Office of the

TitleProject Attorney(12-Month Term Position), Homeowner Assistance Fund Mortgage Enforcement Unit (DEJ/MEU_ PA_2021)

Occupational CategoryLegal

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $107728 to $107728 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

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 Required qualifications for Project Attorney applicants are as follows:
• At least three (3) years of post-graduate civil litigation experience;
• Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills;
• Strong organizational, interpersonal communication, problem solving, and teamwork skills;
• Adept at self-managing a diverse, fast paced, and high-volume case load;
• Comfort in using laws and regulations in negotiations;
• Comfort with and proficiency using technology to complete legal work;
• Applicants must reside in New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State; and
• The Public Officers Law requires that OAG attorneys be citizens of the United States.

Preferred qualifications for Project Attorneys applicants are as follows:
• Prior relevant work experience with the mortgage market and an understanding of the loss mitgation options that are available to borrowers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic;
• Prior relevant work experience enforcing applicable laws and regulations to protect consumer rights;
• Prior experience using Sales Force or other CRM platforms;
• Prior experience supervising, training, and/or mentoring other attorneys;
• Comfort with Excel and data analysis; and
• Fluency in other languages (e.g., Spanish, a Chinese dialect, etc.) in addition to English is a plus.

Duties Description Required qualifications for Project Attorney applicants are as follows:
• At least three (3) years of post-graduate civil litigation experience;
• Excellent analytical, writing and communication skills;
• Strong organizational, interpersonal communication, problem solving, and teamwork skills;
• Adept at self-managing a diverse, fast paced, and high-volume case load;
• Comfort in using laws and regulations in negotiations;
• Comfort with and proficiency using technology to complete legal work;
• Applicants must reside in New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State; and
• The Public Officers Law requires that OAG attorneys be citizens of the United States.

Preferred qualifications for Project Attorneys applicants are as follows:
• Prior relevant work experience with the mortgage market and an understanding of the loss mitgation options that are available to borrowers as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic;
• Prior relevant work experience enforcing applicable laws and regulations to protect consumer rights;
• Prior experience using Sales Force or other CRM platforms;
• Prior experience supervising, training, and/or mentoring other attorneys;
• Comfort with Excel and data analysis; and
• Fluency in other languages (e.g., Spanish, a Chinese dialect, etc.) in addition to English is a plus.

Additional Comments The salary for the 12-month term is $107,728. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies.
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.

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

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. DEJ/MEU_ PA_2021

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter
? You may address to Legal Recruitment.
? Indicate why you are interested in this position and what makes you the best candidate.
• Resume
• 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.
? Please note, your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.

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

Printable Version