Trenton, New Jersey

Posted Date

April 10, 2024

Contact Information

Denise Coles-Davis

TITLE: Deputy Attorney General 2 (Assistant Section Chief)

SALARY: $114,415.39 to $163,799.20

LOCATION: Division of Law Litigation Practice Group Employment Litigation Section Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex 25 Market Street, Trenton, NJ 08625




DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Section Chief, Assistant Attorneys General and Deputy Director, the Assistant Section Chief for the Litigation Practice Group in the Employment Litigation Section will assign and supervise the work of the deputies in the Section; aid in planning and managing the operations of the Section; evaluate the performance of and conduct case file reviews with deputies in the Section; work with and manage outside counsel in employment litigation matters; and perform other duties as required.

SAME APPLICANTS: If you are applying under the NJ CSC “SAME” program, your Schedule A or B letter must be submitted along with your resume and any other required supporting documents indicated on the announcement by the closing date indicated below. For more information on the SAME Program please email:, or call CSC at (609) 292-4144, option 3.

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented in resume only. Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are required to provide an evaluation indicating the U.S. equivalency prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in your ineligibility. All offers of employment are conditional subject to the applicant agreeing to and then passing a background check that may include fingerprinting.

HOW TO APPLY: If qualified, applicants must submit for consideration via the DOL online attorney application portal found here: indicating interest in vacancy #24-158. All items must be submitted on or before the closing date of April 26, 2024.



EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor. Admission to practice as an Attorney-atLaw in the State of New Jersey required.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience as a practicing attorney, one (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

PREFERENCE: Preference will be given to applicants who possess strong employment litigation experience in both State and Federal court with demonstrated ability to handle employment litigation cases as trial counsel.