baltimore, Maryland

Posted Date

March 22, 2024

Contact Information

Michelle Swift

Job Title: Senior Counsel for Real Estate and Transactions

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Salary: $102,170 – $171,409. The salary range is based on a multitude of factors including applicable personnel rules, regulations, and guidelines.

Location: Office of the Attorney General, Higher Education Division
200 St. Paul Place 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 legal business of the State, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of State Government. As Maryland’s 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown, leads the Office with a key focus on equity, justice, and fairness.


The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants for the position of senior counsel for real estate and transactions in its Higher Education Division to provide advice and representation to Maryland’s public higher education institutions on matters involving real estate (including leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, and public private partnerships) and other transactions, financing, utilities, energy, and environmental issues, as well as legislative and policy initiatives related to these areas of law.


The ideal candidate will have excellent legal skills and a minimum of 5 years’ experience handling transactional matters. Experience in commercial real property transactions, public or corporate finance, and public private partnerships is desirable. Maryland Bar membership is required.

Application Process

Interested persons should submit a resume with a cover letter, two writing samples, and three references to: Katherine Bainbridge, Chief, Higher Education Division, Office of the Attorney General, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, or via email to Michelle Swift,, by close of business on Thursday, April 4, 2024. Please write “Senior Counsel for Real Estate and Transactions – HED” in the subject line of the email.