Organization

New York Attorney General's Office
Westchester, New York

Posted Date

January 22, 2021

Division

Division of Regional Affairs

Contact Information

Legal Recruitment
212-416-8080
recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Division of Regional Affairs
Westchester Regional Office
Assistant Attorney General
Reference No. WES_AAG_3323

Application Deadline is March 19, 2021

The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced litigator to work in its Westchester Regional Office. The Regional Office represents the State, and its agencies and officers in a wide range of state and federal court litigation.

Qualifications

The selected attorneys will handle all phases of litigation from commencement through trial. Trial experience is a must and the ability to manage a large caseload is essential. Superior writing, analytical and organizational skills are required. Applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years of litigation experience. Furthermore, for this position, applicants either must be admitted to practice or be eligible for admission to practice in the Southern District of New York.

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.

Application Process

Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website: https://ag.ny.gov/job-postings

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by close of business on Friday, March 19.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

  • Cover Letter (which may be addressed to Legal Recruitment);
  • Resume;
  • List of three (3) references (with contact information including email addresses);
  • Most recent transcript (if less than 5-years postgraduate) and a
  • Writing sample.

Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.

About the Organization

OAG employees serve more than 19 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.