Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

May 24, 2024

Contact Information

William Gruhn
bgruhn@oag.state.md.us

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
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.

 

Responsibilities

The Office of the Attorney General is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Attorney General in the Opioids Enforcement Unit of the Consumer Protection Division to investigate, initiate, and litigate complex cases involving the illegal marketing, sale, and distribution of opioids and other controlled substances. The Opioids Unit investigates and litigates cases against participants in the healthcare and other industries who have contributed to addiction and death through the illegal marketing or selling of opioids and other controlled substances and related goods and services. The successful candidate will serve on a team of attorneys that actively investigates and litigates cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts, federal bankruptcy courts, and administrative tribunals involving opioids and other controlled substances. Occasional travel may be required.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of litigation experience, including any clerkships. Candidates who demonstrate outstanding academic performance, law review participation, judicial clerkship, internship experience, and relevant civil, appellate, bankruptcy, or administrative litigation experience are preferred. Experience in complex civil litigation (such as class action, mass tort, multidistrict, food and drug, or similar multi-party litigation) is also desirable. Admission to the Maryland Bar, or the ability to waive in, 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 bgruhn@oag.state.md.us or
William Gruhn, 200 St. Paul Place, 16th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business on Thursday, June 6, 2024. Please place “Opioids AAG” in the subject line. Candidates with less than five years of experience should provide a law school transcript.