The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General currently seeks a licensed attorney to work with the General Counsel team. The General Counsel team advises the Attorney General and staff on policy and legal matters and is responsible for overseeing the Attorney General Opinion process; the office’s Open Records Act request process; administrative rulemaking; ballot title review; antitrust and anticompetitive review of qualifying board licensure actions; and opioid abatement, response, and grants. Job duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Research legal questions and provide timely advice, guidance, or analysis;
- Opine on the Open Meeting and Open Records Acts;
- Advise and ensure compliance on opioid settlement matters, including grant management and compliance;
- Advise the Opioid Overdose Fatality Review Board and the Opioid Abatement Board; and
- Other job duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Applicants must be, or be eligible to become, licensed to practice law in the State of Oklahoma with at least three (3) years of experience in the practice of law. The ideal candidate will: display good judgment; be detail-oriented; possess strong oral and written communication skills; and demonstrate solid, efficient research and writing skills. He or she will also be a self-starter and independent while also being able to collaborate and work with others. Governmental and administrative law practice experience is strongly preferred.
All applicants must agree in writing to complete, and satisfactorily pass, a background investigation.
How to apply:
Send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to email@example.com with “Deputy General Counsel” in the subject line of the email.
The Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General is an equal employment employer and does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, color, age, gender/sex, national origin, genetic information, religion, or disability, so long as the disability does not render the person unable to perform the essential functions of the position for which employed with a reasonable accommodation. All employees of the Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General are “at will” employees.