Division of Criminal Justice
Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau – New York City
Assistant Attorney General
Reference No. CEFC_AAG_NYC_3639
Application Deadline is March 1, 2024
The Office of the New York State General (OAG) is seeking an experienced attorney for the Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau (CEFC), based in New York City. The Bureau investigates and prosecutes criminal acts related to securities fraud, tax fraud, and other white-collar crimes. The Bureau includes attorneys, detectives, auditors, and analysts who conduct complex, long-term criminal investigations and prosecute cases statewide, from charging through conviction.
We are seeking an attorney with a minimum of five (5) years of New York State prosecutorial experience, including significant experience in the investigation of white-collar crimes, utilizing techniques such as search warrants, cell-site orders, cooperating witnesses, and forensic analysis of large volumes of documents and financial records. The candidate must have substantial grand jury and trial experience, be highly motivated and results-oriented, and possess excellent communication and writing skills. Employment will require occasional travel to handle matters on Long Island and the mid-Hudson. Other occasional travel within New York State may be required.
Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that OAG attorneys be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State through a wide variety of occupations. To learn more about Assistant Attorney General compensation, please visit the following page: https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/assistant_attorney_general_compensation.pdf. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.
Applications must be submitted online. To apply, please visit our careers website: https://ag.ny.gov/job-postings.
To ensure consideration, applications must be received by close of business on March 1, 2024.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
- Cover Letter
- You may address your letter to Legal Recruitment.
- Indicate why you are interested in this position and what makes you a strong candidate.
- Legal Writing Sample
- List of three (3) references
- Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred.
- Indicate the nature and duration of your relationship to each reference.
- Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.
- Please note, your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov