Division of Economic Justice
Bureau of Internet and Technology
Assistant Attorney General – New York City
Reference No: BIT_AAG_NYC_3343
Application Deadline is May 7, 2021
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney with experience in information technology and consumer protection law for its Bureau of Internet and Technology (BIT) in New York City. The Bureau of Internet and Technology is responsible for the enforcement of New York’s privacy, data security and consumer protection laws in the online and tech environment, as well as for enforcement of New York’s data breach notification laws. In recent years, the Bureau has investigated a wide range of issues affecting technology, including spyware, spam, online privacy, child safety, gambling and internet fraud. Recent investigations have included broadband internet speeds, data breaches, false online endorsements and speculative tickets.
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.
The responsibilities of the selected candidate will include case investigation and development, settlement negotiation and litigating affirmative cases on behalf of the Office, as well as consumer outreach and drafting legislation. Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years of litigation experience, strong writing skills, an interest in technology and related legal issues, and a commitment to public service. The ideal candidate would have an understanding and/or experience in technology and related legal issues, privacy and data security.
Applicants must also 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 OAG be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment
To ensure consideration, applications must be received by close of business on May 7, 2021.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
- Cover Letter (You may address to Legal Recruitment)
- List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
- Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov