This is an opportunity to work in the newest Division of the Department of Justice, the Division of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse (DMFEA).
A Deputy Attorney General (DAG) in DMFEA performs complex legal work investigating and litigating cases of violations of the state False Claims Act (FCA), as well as other cases involving Medi-Cal fraud (i.e., fraud by providers and other entities at the expense of Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program).
The duties of this DMFEA DAG position include:
- developing strategic case plans
- managing and developing investigations
- handling discovery professionally and effectively
- identifying and evaluating witnesses
- performing challenging legal research in the areas of health care fraud and False Claims Act law and communicating results thereof with effective writing and oral skills
- coordinating efforts with other states’ Attorney Generals’ offices and U.S. Attorney’s Offices in joint investigations and actions.
- coordinates work with DMFEA paralegals and DMFEA Investigative Auditors at all stages of investigations and litigation.
- Membership in the California State Bar
- A minimum of 5 years of legal experience in the practice of law
- Experience in and/or knowledge of health care fraud, the health care industry, the Medi-Cal Program, False Claims Act litigation (state or federal), and the pharmaceutical industry
Applications must be submitted online at the following link: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=392895
The following items are required to be submitted with your application:
- Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (completed online)
- Cover letter
- Writing sample – consisting of a dispositive motion, pretrial motion, or appellate brief