Minimum Qualifications Applicants must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State and be admitted to practice law in New York State. In addition, the Public Officers Law requires that attorneys in the Office be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
Duties Description The Environmental Protection Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking mid-level litigators for the New York City office. Applicants must have a minimum (5) five years of experience litigating environmental or comparable complex cases. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of state and federal environmental statutes, will have served as primary counsel in both state and federal court litigation, and will have experience in every aspect of litigation, including both affirmative and defense litigation, motions, oral arguments, trials, and settlements. Excellent writing skills are required, and the applicant must have the ability to work well with client agencies, such as the Department of Environmental Conservation, Department of Health and others. Commitment to public service is essential.
Additional Comments Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the pay scale of the OAG.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.
PLEASE NOTE: Unless otherwise specified in the “Notes on Applying” section, the “Application Due” date associated with this posting is not the last day applications can be submitted. Applications for this position will be accepted by the hiring bureau on a rolling basis until a candidate is selected; recruitment for this position can be closed or suspended at any time. For the most current information on available position vacancies, applicants are advised to review the Office of the New York State Attorney General website (www.ag.ny.gov/job-postings) or contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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Notes on ApplyingApplications are being received online. To apply, please go to our website, www.ag.ny.gov, Resources/Job Opportunities - Attorney Positions. Reference No. EPB_NYC_AAG/G_3139.
Applications are being received online. To apply, please visit our careers website here. Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
• Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
• Writing Sample
• Transcript (if less than five years postgraduate)
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
For questions about a position with the OAG, the application process or assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov