Organization

New York Attorney General's Office
New York, District of Columbia

Posted Date

November 1, 2022

Contact Information

Legal Recruitment
recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Division of Regional Affairs

Buffalo Regional Office

Assistant Attorney General

Reference No. BUF_AAG_3522

Application Deadline is December 2, 2022

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve in the Buffalo Regional Office. The Regional Office represents the State, its agencies and officers in a wide range of federal and state court litigation, as well as handles consumer, charities and social and economic justice matters.

Applicants must have a minimum of three (3) years of litigation experience, preferably including experience in federal courts. Applicants must be capable of handling all phases of an investigation and litigation, from commencement through trial, and must have strong writing, analytical, organizational, negotiation and supervisory skills. Familiarity with the Court of Claims and/or Mental Hygiene Law is also a plus.

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.

As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State through a wide variety of occupations. To learn more about Assistant Attorney General compensation, please click here. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.

Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you may be required to provide regular negative COVID-19 PCR test results at a frequency determined by the agency. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact recruitment@ag.ny.gov.

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 December 2, 2022.    Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • You may address to Legal Recruitment.
  • Indicate why you are interested in a position with the Buffalo Regional Office and what makes you a strong candidate.
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample
  • List of three (3) references
  • Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred.
  • Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
  • Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.
  • Please note, your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.

If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.