Hanover, Maryland

Posted Date

April 9, 2024

Contact Information

Cheryl Brown-Whitfield

Job Title: Senior Assistant Attorney General Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Salary: $95,798 – $160,555. 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 Transportation
7201 Corporate Center 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 OAG is seeking applicants for the position of Senior Assistant Attorney General to advise the Department of Transportation, including its modal administrations. The position will primarily provide advice and representation regarding the State’s Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) programs, particularly with respect to the governing constitutional law and the availability and utilization studies related thereto. This position may also provide advice and representation on other issues, including but not limited to real estate matters, procurement activities, grants, public finance, Public Information Act requests, ethics, and commercial transactions. This position also involves reviewing proposed legislation and regulations and providing advice to various boards and commissions.


The ideal candidate will have at least five years of substantive experience providing advice on all aspects of the implementation and administration of MBE- and DBE-type programs, including the constitutional parameters for such programs and the methodologies used for availability and utilization studies. The candidate must possess excellent research, writing, and communication skills. Experience related to procurement, litigation, and real estate transactions is desirable. Maryland Bar is required.

Application Process

Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Cheryl Brown-Whitfield, MDOT Principal Counsel, by email to cbrownwhitfield@mdot.maryland.gov by the close of business on Wednesday, April 24, 2024. Please write “Senior AAG for MDOT” in the subject line of the email.