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New York State Civil Service Project Attorney: Adult Survivors Act Unit, 24 MTH Term - Albany (3672) in Albany, New York


Agency Attorney General, Office of the

Title Project Attorney: Adult Survivors Act Unit, 24 MTH Term - Albany (3672)

Occupational Category Legal

Salary Grade NS

Bargaining Unit M/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary Range From $78795 to $171618 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8:30 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? Yes

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address The Capitol

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12224

Minimum Qualifications Applicants must have at least three (3) years of post-graduate legal experience that includes civil and/or criminal trial experience. Applicants must be prepared to engage in handling the defense of tort actions, from commencement through discovery, motions, trial, and disposition. Strong legal research, writing, analysis, negotiation, oral advocacy, and organizational skills are also required. Experience defending or prosecuting sexual assault cases, in a civil or criminal context, is a plus. 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 OAG attorneys be citizens of the United States. A commitment to complete a two (2) year term is a condition of employment.

Duties Description The Office of the New York State Attorney General is hiring a team of skilled Project Attorneys who have civil and/or criminal trial experience to join its Adult Survivors Act (ASA) Unit. The selected attorneys will be hired as Project Attorneys for a 24-month term with the possibility to extend for an additional 12 months. The Project Attorneys will ensure ASA claims made against the State of New York are properly litigated and defended in the Court of Claims. While the Project Attorneys will be assigned to handle cases in a specific region, they will work collaboratively as a statewide team to develop and apply consistent litigation strategies to facilitate the efficient and effective defense of these claims. Project Attorney responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, handling all phases of litigation from inception through trial, including drafting pleadings and papers; motion practice (including analysis, research, drafting, and oral arguments); the full range of discovery (including interrogatories, paper/electronic document discovery, and taking and defending depositions); selecting and working with expert witnesses; negotiating settlements; trial preparation; and representing the State of New York at mediation and trial.

Additional Comments As an employee of the OAG, you will join a team of dedicated individuals who work to serve the people of our State through a wide variety of occupations. To learn more about OAG attorney compensation, please visit the following page: https://ag.ny.gov/sites/default/files/assistant_attorney_general_compensation.pdf. We offer a comprehensive New York State benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, vision, and retirement benefits, and family-friendly policies. Additionally, the OAG offers a robust Workplace Flexibilities Program with multiple options for employees, including telecommuting (up to two days per week) and alternative work schedules.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Legal Recruitment

Telephone 2124168080


Email Address recruitment@ag.ny.gov


Street 28 Liberty St

Legal Recruitment Bureau

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10005

Notes on Applying Applications are being received online. To apply, please go to our website, www.ag.ny.gov.Reference No. ASA_ PA_3672Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:• Cover Letter ? You may address your letter to the Legal Recruitment Unit.? Please indicate your location preference: Albany, Buffalo, New York City, Poughkeepsie, Rochester, or Westchester. ? Indicate why you are interested in a position with the ASA Unit and what makes you a strong candidate.• Resume• Legal Writing Sample• List of three (3) references ? Only submit professional references, supervisory references are preferred. ? For each reference, indicate the nature and duration of your relationship. ? Include contact information and email addresses for each reference.? Please note that your references will not be contacted until after you interview for the position.If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Legal Recruitment via email at recruitment@ag.ny.gov or phone at 212-416-8080.For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: ag.ny.gov