Boston, Massachusetts

Posted Date

April 24, 2024

Contact Information

Pamela Spang

Assistant Attorney General – Civil Enforcement Unit
Criminal & Public Protection & Advocacy Bureaus
Data Privacy & Security & Gaming Enforcement Divisions

Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell is looking for an exceptional, highly motivated, and experienced litigator to serve as Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Enforcement Unit of the Gaming Enforcement Division. This position will lead the Office’s civil enforcement work against illegal gambling with a particular focus on illegal or impermissible online gambling and related activities.

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:
Pamela Spang, Recruitment & Hiring Coordinator
Human Resources Division

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.


Primary Duties: The Gaming Enforcement Division investigates and prosecutes criminal conduct related to expanded gaming in the Commonwealth, including violations of G.L. c. 23K, G.L. c. 23N, G.L. c. 267A, and G.L. c. 271, and other illegal activity, such as gaming-related financial crime, organized crime, corruption, and money laundering. In recent years, it has primarily used criminal enforcement tools to address illicit gambling and associated criminal wrongdoing. As gaming moves from physical casinos to online platforms, and with the proliferation of online illegal gambling, the Attorney General’s Office, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, has determined that civil enforcement tools should be brought to bear against platforms, operators, and related entities that are failing to comply with state law. Thus, the Attorney General’s Office is seeking Assistant Attorneys General to lead its efforts in a new Civil Enforcement Unit.

The Civil Enforcement Unit (CEU) will investigate and analyze impermissible gaming activity in the Commonwealth, with a focus on online gaming products that fail to comply with state law. The CEU will propose and carry out civil enforcement action, often acting in collaboration with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. In addition, the CEU will be expected to explore the express cause of action granted to the Attorney General under the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act. The Civil Enforcement Unit will work in close collaboration with the Attorney General’s Public Protection & Advocacy Bureau and the Gaming Enforcement Division.


Position Requirements: A minimum of four years of relevant litigation experience (which may include judicial clerkships) and Massachusetts bar membership are required. Significant litigation experience, oral and written communication skills, thorough knowledge of state and federal procedures, and organizational and supervisory skills are essential. Familiarity with Massachusetts gaming law and/or consumer protection laws are desirable, but not required.

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.
Applicants should be highly motivated and be able to work successfully in a public sector law office.

Application Process

Application Process: To apply for this position, visit the AGO website’s jobs portal at 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.