Baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

April 30, 2024

Contact Information

Eric Hartwig

Job Title: Assistant Attorney General IV Position Type: Contractual Full-Time

Salary: $78,749 – $132,041. The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Maryland Transit Administration
6 Saint Paul Street 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.


This Assistant Attorney General position will primarily provide advice regarding the Maryland Transit Administration’s procurement of supplies, services, construction, architecture and engineering services, facilities operations and maintenance and information technology, including reviewing contracts and solicitations for legal sufficiency and providing advice on the evaluation of bids and proposals, protests, and contract claims. In addition, the position involves representation of MTA on a wide variety of grant, real estate, and other transactions attendant to a public transit agency with more than 3,000 employees. This position may also be responsible for reviewing Public Information Act responses and assisting in advising the agency on major infrastructure projects.


The ideal candidate will be a member in good standing of the Maryland Bar, or the ability to waive into the MD bar, and have up to five years’ legal experience. Experience in procurement, construction, grants, commercial transactions, or public-private partnerships is a plus. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

Application Process

Interested persons should submit their resumes and writing samples to: Eric S. Hartwig, Deputy Counsel, Maryland Transit Administration, 6 St. Paul St., Ste 1200, Baltimore, MD 21202, or by email by the close of business on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. Please write “AAG-MTA” in the subject line of the email.