New York, New York

Posted Date

September 15, 2022

Contact Information

Legal Recruitment
recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Division of Criminal Justice

Public Integrity Bureau – New York City or Albany

Assistant Attorney General

Reference No. PIB_NYC/ALB_AAG_3508

Application Deadline is October 14, 2022

The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking experienced prosecutors for the Public Integrity Bureau (PIB) in the New York City and Albany offices. PIB investigates and prosecutes crimes committed by public employees, elected officials, candidates for public office, and people and entities that steal from the government. Prosecutors with PIB handle complex, long-term investigations into government corruption, fraud, bribery and abuse of authority. PIB investigates and brings criminal charges against public servants and others who engage in corruptive practices.  PIB handles matters from the initial allegation through to settlement, plea or trial. PIB consists of attorneys, investigators, auditors and analysts.

Applicants must have at least five (5) years of legal experience. The ideal candidate will have at least seven (7) years of legal experience, including at least five (5) years as a prosecutor. Substantial experience in developing and managing complex, document-intensive investigations is required for this position. Excellent writing skills and significant grand jury and trial experience are also required. A background in government and policy is desirable.

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 www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings To ensure consideration, applications must be received by close of business on October 14, 2022. Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • You may address to Legal Recruitment.
  • Indicate your preferred location, either New York City of Albany.
  • Indicate why you are interested in a position with PIB 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. For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov