Boston, Massachusetts

Posted Date

March 8, 2024

Contact Information

Pamela Spang
pamela.spang@mass.gov

Assistant Attorney General

Health Care & Fair Competition Bureau

Health Care Division

Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell is looking for a dedicated and experienced litigator to join her Health Care Division as an Assistant Attorney General to protect Massachusetts consumers and improve our health care system.

The responsibilities of the Attorney General’s Health Care Division are to advocate for and enforce Massachusetts laws protecting health care consumers; to promote health care access, affordability, and equity; help consumers understand their health care rights; and mediate consumer disputes with health care payers and providers.

Position Type:  Full-Time/Exempt

Salary:  $78,586 to $117,879, commensurate with JD year and experience

Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  We will gladly assist applicants in need of an accommodation.  For assistance, contact the Human Resources Division at (617) 963-2041.

Inquiries regarding position & status may be made to:

Sandra Charalel, Administrative Assistant

Health Care Division

(617) 963-2936

The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  As the representative of the Commonwealth and its residents, the Attorney General’s Office strives to ensure that those working in our office reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.  The Office encourages applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply for positions.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include (1) investigating and litigating consumer protection cases involving health insurers, health care providers, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and other individuals and entities in the health care sector, and (2) working with Assistant Attorneys General from other states to examine multi-state conduct.  The Assistant Attorney General will be responsible for all aspects of case development, discovery, and final resolution through settlement or litigation.  Attorneys in the Division may also be called on to (A) address legal questions relating to state and federal health rules and regulations, (B) assist consumers with health care questions or concerns, and (C) assist the Attorney General in monitoring trends related to the cost and quality of health care in Massachusetts.

Qualifications

Applicants must have at least six years of post-JD litigation or equivalent experience.  Applicants must have effective writing, legal-analytical, negotiation, and oral advocacy skills; sound judgment; the ability to quickly grasp complex business and financial arrangements; and the ability to collaborate and represent the Office with internal and external stakeholders.  We seek an individual who can work both independently and as part of a team and is committed to practicing law in the public interest.  Must be a member of the Massachusetts bar or eligible for admission by motion.  The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection to the people and communities we serve and an interest in supporting a respectful, diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment.  Please Note:  Our hybrid model includes some remote workdays for most positions.

Application Process

Application Process:  To apply for this position, visit the AGO website’s jobs portal at www.mass.gov/ago/employment to register and create a profile, upload your cover letter and resume, and submit an application.  Candidates may only apply directly using the AGO’s online Employment and Recruitment jobs portal.