Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

May 22, 2024

Contact Information

Eric Hartwig
EHartwig@mdot.maryland.gov

The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Maryland. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has the general charge, supervision, and direction of the State’s legal business, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of State Government.  The OAG also protects the public by civil enforcement of antitrust, civil rights, consumer protection, and securities laws and regulations and by the prosecution of organized crime, Medicaid fraud, environmental crimes, insurance fraud, state tax evasion, and other statutorily assigned matters. As Maryland’s 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown leads the Office with a critical focus on equity, justice, and fairness.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

This Assistant Attorney General position will primarily provide advice regarding the Maryland Transit Administration’s procurement of supplies, services, construction, architecture and engineering services, facilities operations and maintenance and information technology, including reviewing contracts and solicitations for legal sufficiency and providing advice on the evaluation of bids and proposals, protests, and contract claims.  In addition, the position involves representation of MTA on a wide variety of grant, real estate, and other transactions attendant to a public transit agency with more than 3,000 employees.  This position may also be responsible for reviewing Public Information Act responses and assisting in advising the agency on major infrastructure projects.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a member in good standing of the Maryland Bar, or the ability to waive into the Maryland Bar, and at least three years’ legal experience. Experience in procurement, construction, grants, commercial transactions, or public-private partnerships is a plus.  Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational and interpersonal skills. 

Application Process

Interested persons should submit their resumes and writing samples to: Eric S. Hartwig, Deputy Counsel, Maryland Transit Administration, 6 St. Paul St., Ste 1200, Baltimore, MD 21202, or by email ehartwig@mta.maryland.gov  by the close of business on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.  Please write “AAG-MTA” in the subject line of the email.