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The following openings are provided by and are listed as a service for the state offices of Attorneys General. Please contact the listed office directly. NAAG cannot forward resumes or other inquiries and cannot warrant that a position listed here remains open.

DC | Deputy Director - Office of Consumer Protection
The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG) is seeking candidates for the position of deputy director of the Office of Consumer Protection (OCP). Together, the director and deputy director of OCP oversee the management and operation of the Office. OCP protects the District's consumers by bringing cases against businesses that take advantage of District residents, educating consumers in the District through outreach events and materials on how best to protect themselves, and receiving and investigating complaints from consumers in the District regarding potential violations of District consumer laws by businesses. OCP both investigates and brings enforcement actions of high priority to local residents and participates in national and multistate actions. The deputy director supervises a staff that includes five assistant attorneys general, a paralegal and three investigators. OCP also regularly proposes legislative solutions to better protect District residents and engages frequent public speaking and consumer education efforts.

DC | Solicitor General
The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia seeks candidates for its solicitor general vacancy. The solicitor general reports to the attorney general through the chief deputy attorney general and is a member of the attorney general's senior staff.The solicitor general is responsible for all of the District's civil and criminal appellate litigation before the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

DC | Trial Attorney - Antitrust
The Public Integrity Section of the Public Advocacy Division of the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia is seeking a trial attorney to handle antitrust and nonprofit and charities law matters. The Public Advocacy Division investigates and litigates civil cases aimed at protecting the public interest. The Public Integrity Section brings enforcement cases against companies and individuals that engage in unlawful commercial activity causing harm to the public or harm to the District government itself. The Division prosecutes a wide range of cases, including cases seeking damages or injunctive relief for violations of the antitrust, consumer protection, environmental, anti-fraud, nonprofit, and charities laws. Recent enforcement actions have addressed a wide range of public interest issues, including diversion of funding from public charter schools, misuse of District grant funds, online lending to consumers, and airline competition at Reagan National Airport.

HI | Notice to Attorneys Interested in Providing Legal Services to the State of Hawaii
Licensed attorneys who wish to provide legal services to the State for the fiscal year commencing July 1, 2017, are invited to submit a Statement of Qualifications and Expression of Interest to the Attorney General pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes §103D—304, as the need arises.

NY | Attorney - Litigation Bureau
The Litigation Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General (OAG) is seeking experienced attorneys capable of handling significant and complex litigation to work in its New York City and Albany offices. The Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in legal actions relating to education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement/prisons, housing, banking, insurance and taxation. Cases frequently present questions of federal and state constitutional law and statutory interpretation. Attorneys handle all phases of litigation, including trials.

NY | Assistant Solicitor General - New York City & Albany
The Office of the New York State Attorney General is seeking attorneys to serve as an assistant solicitor general in the New York City and Albany Bureaus of the Division of Appeals and Opinions. The Division of Appeals and Opinions represents New York State, its agencies, and its officers, in appellate litigation on a wide range of constitutional, statutory, and common law issues affecting the interests of the State. An assistant solicitor general should expect to brief and argue a substantial caseload of appeals before the state and federal appellate courts, draft briefs amicus curiae, make recommendations concerning proposed appeals and amicus filings, and make recommendations concerning possible intervention in cases where the constitutionality of a state statute is brought into question.

NY | Chief - Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit
The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced criminal prosecutor to serve as chief of the Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit. The Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit was created in July 2015 in response to the issuance of an Executive Order by the governor of the state of New York appointing the attorney general as a special prosecutor "to investigate, and if warranted, prosecute certain matters involving the death of an unarmed civilian . . . caused by a law enforcement officer" and where "there is a significant question as to whether the civilian was armed and dangerous at the time of his or death."

NY | Senior Advisor & Special Counsel - Executive Division, NYC
The Executive Division of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney to serve as a special counsel in the New York City office. The Executive Division maintains the functions of the OAG and includes the senior staff, executive deputy attorneys general, the solicitor general, counsel's office, executive counsel, and the directors of communication, intergovernmental affairs, legislative, and research and analytics. The Executive Division has several major responsibilities including policy development, public relations, community outreach, research and analytics, drafting proposed legislation, monitoring legislation that affects the OAG, and day to day office administration.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Water & Natural Resources Division
The Wyoming Attorney General's office seeks an attorney to represent the State of Wyoming in natural resources litigation in the Water & Natural Resources Division. The natural resources cases handled by this position are brought at the direction of the governor, and the majority of these cases involve litigation either challenging or supporting actions taken by federal agencies on a diverse array of resource, energy, and environmental issues. Relevant statutes include the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Water Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the National Forest Management Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act. The litigation is primarily in federal courts across the United States, although some cases arise in state courts and before administrative agencies. At times, this attorney will advise the Governor and the members of the Governor's Policy Office directly on matters related to natural resources litigation, legislation, and policy.

WY | Assistant Attorney General - Human Resources Division
The Wyoming Attorney General's Office is seeking an attorney to represent the Department of Insurance, Department of Administration and Information Human Resources Division, various licensing boards, and other state agencies as assigned. This position will also assist and advise other clients on legal matters on a day-to-day basis, represent clients in litigation and appeals, provide legal advice, review contracts, draft legal opinions, attend client board meetings, and review administrative rules.

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