Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have at least ten (10) years of litigation experience, strong supervisory experience, excellent
writing skills and a demonstrated commitment to public service. Litigation and trial experience in New York
State Supreme Court, knowledge of investment products and financial markets, and/or a background in public
enforcement or prosecution are pluses.
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 New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to lead its premier
Investor Protection Bureau (IPB) located in New York City. The IPB is responsible for the enforcement of New
York’s securities fraud laws, most significantly the Martin Act, a 100-year old, powerful anti-fraud statute that
predates the federal securities laws. In the past two decades, the Office of the Attorney General has used the
statute to prosecute a wide range of fraudulent conduct, including high profile matters of national importance
arising from the 2008 financial crisis, structural conflicts of interest in the securities industry, frauds
perpetrated in emerging areas such as high-frequency trading and cryptocurrencies, and retail investment
frauds preying on New York State’s retirees.
The IPB is seeking a leader who can build on its storied history and robust authority to protect the interests of
investors in today’s financial markets, including the growing risk of fraud in environmental, social, and
governance (ESG) disclosures, the marketing of complex and speculative investment products to a broad range
of retail investors, and the need for greater racial equity across our financial system.
The Bureau Chief will supervise attorneys and support staff in fraud investigations and lawsuits. 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 and
prosecutors, federal regulators and prosecutors, and NASAA.
Additional Comments The annual salary for this position is $172,364 plus $3,026 in location pay. 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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Notes on ApplyingHOW TO APPLY:
Applications are being received via email. Applications will continue to be considered on a rolling basis until the position the is filled. Please submit your complete application to email@example.com. Applicants must indicate the position title and reference number (Investor Protection Bureau Chief, IPB_NYC_BC_3385) in their cover letter and email
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter
? You may address to Legal Recruitment
? Please indicate the position title and reference number (Investor Protection Bureau Chief,
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov