Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

July 2, 2024

Contact Information

William Gruhn

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

Salary: $102,426 – $165,372. 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
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 for the Enforcement Unit in the Consumer Protection Division. The Assistant Attorney General (AAG) will enforce the Consumer Protection Act and related statutes addressing unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practices in connection with the offer and sale of consumer goods and services and in connection with consumer credit. The AAG conducts investigations into patterns of illegal trade practices and brings enforcement actions to obtain restitution and civil penalties, and injunctive relief to prevent future improper conduct. 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 Marylanders 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; and excellent research, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Experience in complex civil litigation (such as class action, mass tort, multidistrict, government enforcement, or similar litigation) is desirable. Admission to the Maryland Bar, or the ability to waive in immediately, is required.

Application Process

Any interested person should submit a resume with a cover letter explaining the candidate’s interest in the position, list of references, and writing sample to: William Gruhn at or William Gruhn, Office of the Attorney General, 200 St. Paul Place, 16th floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Please write “AAG-CPD Enforcement” in the subject line.