Assistant Attorney General, Enforcement Section Job in New York State Office of the Attorney General

Division of Social Justice Charities Bureau, Enforcement Section – New York City Assistant Attorney General Reference No. CHA/ES_NYC_AAG_3470
Application Deadline is July 1, 2022
The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator for its New York City office to serve as an Assistant Attorney General in the Enforcement Section of the Charities Bureau. The attorney will be part of a dedicated major case team responsible for conducting complex investigations and litigation into frauds, breaches of duty and other violations of New York’s not-for-profit and charitable solicitation laws.
The Enforcement Section of the Charities Bureau works to protect the mission and resources of New York’s charities by holding officers, directors, and various third parties accountable. New York is the national and international center for funding and innovation in nonprofit organizations, and the Charities Bureau is a national leader in effective regulation of not-for-profit entities. Recent actions to enforce New York charities laws by the OAG’s Charities Bureau include litigation that led to the dissolution of the Trump Foundation; the investigation and litigation against the National Rifle Association of America, a New York chartered charitable organization, and certain current and former officials; and investigations and litigation concerning the institutional response to clergy sexual abuse by the dioceses of the Roman Catholic Church in New York.
Applicants should be committed to public service, interested in developing expertise in this field, and willing to engage in high level civil litigation. The attorney selected for this position can expect to have substantial opportunities and responsibilities for written and oral advocacy.
Applicants should have a minimum of two (2) years of litigation experience, including experience in complex litigation and electronic discovery. Applicants must also possess excellent research, analytical, communication, and organizational skills, and write clearly and persuasively. Applicants also should be dedicated, motivated attorneys who have the ability to work independently and interact with a diverse group of colleagues, members of the public and other government regulators.
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 20 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. Per Office of the Attorney General policy, confirmation of vaccination status is a condition of employment for this position. If you are not fully vaccinated, you will be required to provide weekly negative COVID-19 PCR test results. The agency will consider religious and reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact recruitment@ag.ny.gov.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.

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