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The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve as an Assistant Attorney General (AAG) in the Binghamton Regional Office. The Regional Office represents the State, its agencies and officers in a wide range of defensive litigation pending in federal and state courts, as well as affirmative, public advocacy litigation involving such diverse areas as consumer protection, civil rights, public integrity and charities fraud in state court.
The position primarily involves litigation of affirmative proceedings in a variety of areas including consumer, civil rights and housing. The AAG would be involved in all stages of investigation and litigation, including strategic planning, issuing subpoenas, conducting depositions, drafting commencement documents, negotiating settlements, and conducting trials.
Applicants must be capable of handling all phases of the investigations and litigation from commencement through trial and have superior writing, analytical, organizational, negotiation and supervisory skills. A minimum of two (2) years of experience is required. A minimum of two (2) years of affirmative litigation experience is preferred.
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.
OAG employees serve more than 19 million state residents through a wide variety of occupations. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State.