Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

June 4, 2024

Contact Information

Zak Shirley
zshirley@oag.state.md.us

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, Medicaid Fraud and Vulnerable Victims Unit
200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, Maryland

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 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

The OAG is seeking applicants for an Assistant Attorney General position in the Medicaid Fraud and Vulnerable Victims Unit (MFVVU). The MFVVU is responsible for (1) investigation and prosecution of criminal cases involving Medicaid fraud by healthcare providers; (2) investigation and civil enforcement actions under the Maryland False Health Claims Act; (3) prosecuting the abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults; and (4) prosecuting opioid diversion and overprescription. This position will be primarily responsible for handling the criminal investigation and prosecution of criminal fraud cases across the state. The individual selected will work closely with an investigative team and make recommendations to the Director/Deputy director concerning the viability of criminal charges and other issues that arise in the healthcare fraud context.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ criminal prosecution experience, excellent investigative and case development skills, and significant trial experience. A background in complex frauds prosecution is helpful but not required. Strong legal research, writing, and oral advocacy skills are essential. Maryland Bar membership is required.

Application Process

Interested persons should submit a resume via email to W. Zak Shirley, Director, at zshirley@oag.state.md.us by the close of business Monday, June 17, 2024. Applicants who are invited for an interview may also be asked for a writing sample, transcript, and list of references. Please write “AAG VI-MFVVU” in the subject line of the email.