New York Attorney General's Office
Plattsburgh, New York

Posted Date

May 4, 2021


Division of Regional Affairs

Contact Information

Legal Recruitment

Division of Regional Affairs

Plattsburgh Regional Office

Assistant Attorney General-In-Charge

Reference No. PLR_AAGIC_3357 

Application Deadline is June 18, 2021

New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking a dynamic litigator committed to public service to head its Plattsburg 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 ten (10) years of litigation experience.  Applicants must be capable of handling all phases of investigations and litigation from commencement through trial and have superior writing, analytical, organizational, negotiation and supervisory skills. Applicants must also be able to coordinate and make presentations at external community events providing information on a wide variety of affirmative justice, consumer and other topical issues; prior experience in this area is 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.

The annual salary for this position is $156,127. 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.

Application Process

Applications are being received via email. To apply, please submit your complete application to Applicants must indicate the position title and reference number (Plattsburgh AAGIC, PLR_AAGIC_3357) in their cover letter and email subject line.

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by close of business on June 18, 2021.

Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • You may address to Legal Recruitment
  • Please indicate the position title and reference number (Plattsburgh AAGIC, PLR_AAGIC_3357)
  • Resume
  • 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 Legal Recruitment via email at or phone at 212-416-8080. 

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