Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

May 16, 2024

Contact Information

Kathleen Todd
kathleen.todd@maryland.gov

Job Title: Assistant Attorney General VI Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Salary: $89,727 – $150,415. The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Maryland Department of Health
300 W. Preston Street Suite #302 Baltimore, MD 21201

Telework: A hybrid remote telework and in-office schedule option is available per applicable policies and procedures.

DESCRIPTION: 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 legal business of the State, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of State Government. As Maryland’s 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown, leads the Office with a key focus on equity, justice, and fairness.

Responsibilities

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants to serve as an Assistant Attorney General at the Maryland Department of Health (MDH). The Assistant Attorney General will litigate on behalf of the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrations before the Office of Administrative Hearings, district, and circuit courts. Specific cases include admissions, conditional release, and other matters involving individuals committed to the State’s facilities. The Assistant Attorney General will also advise the various MDH-operated facilities on all aspects of operations, including compliance with state and federal licensing requirements and the Health Insurance Portability and Accounting Act (HIPAA).

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience, excellent research and writing skills, and with government law, administrative law, and litigation. Admission to the Maryland Bar is required. The ability to handle independently all phases of litigation is highly desirable. A background in health law or experience representing a regulatory agency is helpful.

Application Process

Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and list of three references via email to kathleen.todd@maryland.gov by the close of business on Tuesday, May 28, 2024. Please write “AAG-MDH “DDA & BHA”- in the subject line of the email.