Organization

Litigation Bureau
Albany, New York

Posted Date

September 25, 2020

Division

Division of State Counsel

Reference No. LIT_AAG_ALB_3296

The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Litigation Bureau in Albany is seeking an experienced attorney capable of handling significant and complex litigation. The Litigation Bureau represents the State of New York, its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in proceedings relating to civil rights, education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement, corrections, state finance, insurance, taxation, and other litigated matters arising out of state operations and legislation. Cases in the Bureau frequently present questions of administrative law, federal and state constitutional law, and statutory interpretation. Attorneys handle all phases of litigation, including trials.

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.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

Qualifications

Suitable candidates must possess superior lawyering skills, including research, writing, and legal analysis. Trial experience is preferred. Some travel is required. Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years civil ligation experience.

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.