Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

July 2, 2024

Contact Information

Melanie Lubin

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

Salary: 2 to 5 years of experience $84,229 – $154,928
6 or more years of experience $102,426 – $165,372
The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Securities Division
200 Saint Paul Place Baltimore, MD 21202

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.

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking candidates for two Assistant Attorneys General with the Securities Division. The attorneys will initiate and handle enforcement actions for the Securities Division in all Maryland courts and the Office of Administrative Hearings.


The two positions will represent the Maryland Securities Division in a variety of civil enforcement actions brought under several Maryland investor protection laws, including the Securities Act, the Franchise Law, and the Business Opportunities Act. The duties will include all aspects of litigation, including reviewing complaints, conducting investigations, writing pleadings and briefs, taking and defending depositions, negotiating consent orders, and appearing in court and at administrative hearings. The two positions independently handle a caseload of enforcement matters while working with investigators, financial examiners, and other AAGs in the Securities Division. The attorneys must possess a strong ability to analyze complex legal and factual issues, write clearly and persuasively, exercise fair and sound judgment, pay careful attention to facts and details, be ready and willing to volunteer to help other attorneys, and be able to negotiate effectively with opposing counsel. Other duties include making recommendations concerning criminal referrals and working with other law enforcement agencies and government regulators. The position entails some appellate practice.


The ideal candidates will have at least 2 or 3 years of relevant experience. Strong skills in legal research, writing and oral advocacy are essential. The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills. Experience with securities law, financial transactions, and complex business litigation is preferred. Maryland Bar membership is required or the eligibility to waive in immediately.

Application Process

Submit resume with cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in the position, list of references, and writing sample to: Melanie Lubin, Commissioner of the Securities Division at by close of business on Sunday, July 28, 2024. Please write “AAG-Securities” in the subject line.