Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

April 12, 2024

Contact Information

William Gruhn

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

Salary: $95,798 – $160,555. The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division- Housing Unit
200 St. Paul Place Baltimore, MD 21202

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.


The Office of the Attorney General is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Attorney General (AAG) in the Consumer Protection Division to work as part of a team of attorneys responsible for the State’s housing investigations and litigation and related matters involving significant legal issues impacting the housing needs of the residents of the State. The AAG will enforce the Consumer Protection Act and other consumer protection statutes in cases related to housing, including unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practices involving landlord/tenant relationships, mobile homes, home sales, foreclosure rescue, home improvement and other housing-related cases involving illegal trade practices. The AAG conducts investigations and brings enforcement actions. The position provides an opportunity to protect Maryland consumers, obtain relief for consumers who have been injured by illegal conduct and deter those who would prey on Maryland’s most vulnerable consumers through the use of unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practices.


The ideal candidate will have at least five years of legal experience, which may include one or more judicial clerkship(s); an outstanding academic record; excellent research, writing, and oral advocacy skills; and, the intellect and creativity to handle complex legal and factual issues. Experience in complex litigation (such as class action, mass tort, multidistrict, or similar litigation), housing litigation, or government enforcement is desirable.

Application Process

Any interested person should submit a resume with cover letter explaining the candidate=s interest in the position, list of references, and writing sample to: William Gruhn at or William Gruhn, 200 St. Paul Place, 16th floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business on Monday, April 29, 2024. Please place “Housing AAG” in the subject line.