Hanover, Maryland

Posted Date

April 19, 2024

Contact Information

Josh Friedman

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

Salary: $89,727 – $150,415. The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Maryland Department of Emergency Management
7229 Parkway Drive, Hanover, MD 21076

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, Maryland Department of Emergency Management (MDEM), is seeking applicants for a full-time contractual Assistant Attorney General to represent MDEM and the Maryland 9-1-1 Board. Responsibilities involve providing advice and counsel on a wide range of transactional activities, including, but not limited to: advising on 9-1-1 Board-related legal matters, reviewing and negotiating agreements with governmental agencies and other entities, reviewing proposed legislation and regulations, advising on real estate matters and procurement activities, providing advice and representation on HR/EEO issues, and performing other duties as assigned. The position will also assist the Principal Counsel with providing general advice and counsel to MDEM and the 9-1-1 Board on a wide variety of subjects, including the Maryland Public Information Act, the Maryland Open Meetings Act, and State and federal laws relating to emergency management, 9-1-1 services, and HR/EEO matters.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of transactional and legal experience. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: contracting, State or federal grants and loans, State procurement, regulatory, government real estate matters, title agreements, Maryland Public Information Act, Maryland Open Meetings Act, HR/EEO, and legislative matters. Experience with emergency management or 9-1-1 is helpful but not required. Admission to the Maryland Bar or availability to waive into the bar is required. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong organizational, management, and interpersonal skills.

Application Process

Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and list of three references via email to Josh.Friedman@maryland.gov, Principal Counsel, by the close of business on Monday, May 6, 2024. Please write “AAG-MDEM – [Your Name]” – in the subject line of the email.