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Division of State Counsel

Company name

Office of the New York State Attorney General

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Albany, NY

Date Last Verified

Mar 01,2018

Posted on

Feb 28,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Division of State Counsel The candidate will assigned to the Court Administration and Regulatory Enforcement Section primarily represent the Office of Court Administration, Department of Financial Services, Department of Civil Service, Department of Labor, Commission on Judicial Conduct, Board of Law Examiners, Division of Homes and Community Renewal, Division of Human Rights, and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. The Section’s attorneys defend a wide variety of state and federal court actions involving, among other things, constitutional, civil rights, labor and employment, fair housing, banking and state finance, state regulation, and administrative law issues. The Section’s cases are often high profile and present a myriad of questions on constitutional law and statutory/regulatory interpretation, including matters of first impression, and generally have significant financial and policy implications for the State. The Section offers a diverse and stimulating litigation practice, with attorneys handling all phases of litigation from inception through trial and having frequent opportunities to appear in court. Responsibilities include serving as lead or supporting counsel on a variety of litigation matters; researching and drafting motions and pleadings; appearing in court and presenting oral argument; managing all aspects of discovery; negotiating settlements; conducting trials; and other duties, as assigned. Superior writing, analytic and organizational skills are required. Should have 5+ years of federal and/or state court civil litigation experience and some prior criminal litigation experience; however, 2+ years civil litigation experience (including clerkships) is required. Should be admitted to practice law in New York State.

Additional info

Reference No. LIT_AAG/CARES_NYC_3148 Send resume., Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment), List of three references with contact information, including email addresses, Law school transcript if less than five (5) years post-graduate (unofficial is acceptable) and Writing Sample (preferably a trial court level memorandum of law)

Company info

Sandra Jefferson Grannum
Bureau Chief
Office of the New York State Attorney General
120 Broadway
New York City, NY 10271-0332
Phone: 212-416-8080

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