Assistant Attorney General (Civil Litigation Section) (Employment)
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Trial Division of the Oregon Department of Justice is seeking applications for a permanent, full-time Assistant Attorney General in its Civil Litigation Section (CLS). The individual selected for this position will join a team of lawyers who represent the state, its agencies, officers, and employees in civil lawsuits in state and federal trial courts. The cases handled by the successful candidate will focus on a wide variety of civil claims, including defense of agencies, officers, and employees in general tort, employment, contract, civil rights, and petitions for judicial review of agency orders. The assigned cases and caseload will vary, depending on the hired attorney’s level of experience.
The position may be filled by a candidate who has a strong background defending employment claims based on discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and whistleblowing.
DOJ Trial Division has developed flexible remote working capabilities. Civil Litigation Section AAGs are able to work remotely and from the office. Everyone works at least one day per week in the office, plus additional occasions when the requirements of the job make it necessary to be in the office or in court. This position can be based out of Portland, Salem, or Eugene.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to Steve Lippold Chief Trial Counsel or Kenneth Crowley Attorney-in-Charge, Civil Litigation Section, at (503) 947-4700.
In an ongoing effort to attract and retain diverse candidates, we are hopeful you’ll share our recruitment with members of your association, organization, or section members. I am available by phone or email if you have questions.
Closes September 19, 2023 at 11:58 p.m.