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Consumer Protection Attorney

Full-time 144 views 1 applications

Government

Chicago, IL, United States

Consumer Protection Attorney

Attorney

Office of the Illinois Attorney General

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Full-time

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The Consumer Fraud Bureau is responsible for handling a broad spectrum of consumer protection ; Its focus is to protect Illinois residents from fraudulent or dishonest business ; It engages in investigations of possible fraud or deception and, when appropriate, files enforcement actions in state or federal ; Some examples of types of businesses the Bureau investigates are: home repair companies, auto dealers, mortgage and payday lenders, student loan and mortgage servicers, immigration consultants, and drug ; In addition to litigation, the Bureau also drafts legislation, comments on proposed rules and legislation, and follows emerging consumer problems and issues.

Responsibilities:

An Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Fraud bureau builds cases against alleged perpetrators of ; Assistant Attorneys General investigate consumer complaints, draft pleadings, draft and respond to motions, negotiate settlements and represent the interests of the People of the State of Illinois in ; An Assistant Attorney General may also be tasked with reading and following proposed legislation and rules on consumer protection ;

Qualifications:

Candidates must be licensed by the State of Illinois at the time of ; A strong candidate will have enthusiasm for and experience in complex litigation, sound judgment, and excellent research and writing skills. A demonstrated commitment to public interest work is also ;

Salary:          

Salaries are commensurate with the number of years of practice as a licensed attorney and start at $76,008.

To ensure full consideration, please send cover letter, resume, three professional references, and writing sample to:

  Attn: Erika Torres
  Office of the Illinois Attorney General
  100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
  Chicago, IL 60601
  
   (Fax)
  

Legal

Feb 15, 2024
Oct 11, 2023
Company info

Office of the Illinois Attorney General

Company Profile

The Attorney General is the state's chief legal officer and is responsible for protecting the public interest of the state and its people. The job of the Attorney General is to: Advocate on behalf of all of the people of Illinois; Legislate with members of the General Assembly for new laws; and Litigate to ensure state laws are followed and respected. The Attorney General provides services that cover a broad range of issues, reaching every corner of Illinois.


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Government

Attorney

Full-time

Legal

Feb 15, 2024

Feb 15, 2024

Profile

The Consumer Fraud Bureau is responsible for handling a broad spectrum of consumer protection ; Its focus is to protect Illinois residents from fraudulent or dishonest business ; It engages in investigations of possible fraud or deception and, when appropriate, files enforcement actions in state or federal ; Some examples of types of businesses the Bureau investigates are: home repair companies, auto dealers, mortgage and payday lenders, student loan and mortgage servicers, immigration consultants, and drug ; In addition to litigation, the Bureau also drafts legislation, comments on proposed rules and legislation, and follows emerging consumer problems and issues.

Responsibilities:

An Assistant Attorney General in the Consumer Fraud bureau builds cases against alleged perpetrators of ; Assistant Attorneys General investigate consumer complaints, draft pleadings, draft and respond to motions, negotiate settlements and represent the interests of the People of the State of Illinois in ; An Assistant Attorney General may also be tasked with reading and following proposed legislation and rules on consumer protection ;

Qualifications:

Candidates must be licensed by the State of Illinois at the time of ; A strong candidate will have enthusiasm for and experience in complex litigation, sound judgment, and excellent research and writing skills. A demonstrated commitment to public interest work is also ;

Salary:          

Salaries are commensurate with the number of years of practice as a licensed attorney and start at $76,008.

To ensure full consideration, please send cover letter, resume, three professional references, and writing sample to:

  Attn: Erika Torres
  Office of the Illinois Attorney General
  100 West Randolph, 12th Floor
  Chicago, IL 60601
  
   (Fax)
  

Company info

Office of the Illinois Attorney General

Company Profile

The Attorney General is the state's chief legal officer and is responsible for protecting the public interest of the state and its people. The job of the Attorney General is to: Advocate on behalf of all of the people of Illinois; Legislate with members of the General Assembly for new laws; and Litigate to ensure state laws are followed and respected. The Attorney General provides services that cover a broad range of issues, reaching every corner of Illinois.

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