Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

June 4, 2024

Contact Information

Kimberly Cooper
kimberly.cooper1@maryland.gov

Job Title: (2) Assistant Attorneys General VI Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Salary: $89,727 – $150,415. The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Maryland Department of Health
300 W. Preston Street, Suite 302, Baltimore, MD 21201

Telework: A hybrid remote telework and in-office schedule option is available per applicable policies and procedures.

DESCRIPTION: The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Maryland. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has the general charge, supervision, and direction of the State’s legal business, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of State Government. The OAG also protects the public by civil enforcement of antitrust, civil rights, consumer protection, and securities laws and regulations and by the prosecution of organized crime, Medicaid fraud, environmental crimes, insurance fraud, state tax evasion, and other statutorily assigned matters. As Maryland’s 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown leads the Office with a critical focus on equity, justice, and fairness.

Responsibilities

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking candidates for the positions of (2) Assistant Attorneys General for the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). The Assistant Attorneys General (AAGs) will advise and represent MDH’s Medicaid program, which provides health coverage for over 1.6 million Marylanders. The AAGs will advise the program on a wide range of issues requiring the analysis and application of federal and state laws and regulations governing program operations. The AAGs will also represent the program in administrative and civil litigation, including litigation affecting program policies and the legality of its rules and procedures. Routine legal matters involving the program include estates and trusts matters, third party subrogation, provider overpayment recoveries and audits, provider sanctions and termination actions, participant services eligibility, and petitions for judicial review involving Medicaid eligibility.

Qualifications

The ideal candidates will have at least five years of legal experience, excellent research and writing skills, and experience with administrative law, litigation, and health care law and policy. Admission to the Maryland Bar is required. The ability to handle independently all phases of litigation is highly desirable. Experience representing a regulatory agency or program is helpful.

Application Process

Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three references via email to Kimberly.cooper1@maryland.gov or via regular mail to Benjamin Bor, Deputy Counsel, Office of the Attorney General, Maryland Department of Health, 300 W. Preston Street, Suite 302, Baltimore, MD 21201 by the close of business on Monday, June 17, 2024. Please write “AAG-MDH Medicaid” in the subject line of the email.