Organization

New York Attorney General's Office
New York, New York

Posted Date

January 10, 2022

Division

Division of Criminal Justice

Contact Information

Legal Recruitment
recruitment@ag.ny.gov

Division of Criminal Justice

Public Integrity Bureau – New York City

Assistant Attorney General

Reference No. PIB_NYC_AAG_3419

Application Deadline is February 4, 2022

The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced prosecutor for the Public Integrity Bureau (PIB) in New York City. 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 and abuse of authority. PIB investigates and prosecutes both civilly and criminally, 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.

OAG employees serve more than 20 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. 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.

Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of full vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you will be required to provide negative COVID-19 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 February 4, 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 this position and what makes you the best 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 you 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