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Title Office of the Attorney General:Senior Advisor & Special Counsel
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Executive Division

Senior Advisor & Special Counsel – New York City

Reference No. EXEC_SA/SPC_NYC_3141

The Executive Division of the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney to serve as a Special Counsel in the New York City office.  The Executive Division maintains the functions of the OAG and includes the Senior Staff, Executive Deputy Attorneys General (EDAGs), the Solicitor General, Counsel’s Office, Executive Counsel, and the directors of Communication, Intergovernmental Affairs, Legislative, and Research & Analytics. The Executive Division has several major responsibilities including policy development, public relations, community outreach, research and analytics, drafting proposed legislation, monitoring legislation that affects the OAG, and day to day office administration.

The selected candidate will work collaboratively across divisions and issue areas to develop legal strategies, innovative pilot programs, identify enforcement campaigns, and promote public policy initiatives that relate to OAG’s priorities.  This position will report to the Chief of Staff.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Identification of areas ripe for creative affirmative enforcement and litigation, including multi-state impact litigation brought by state attorneys general;
  • Researching and tracking public policy trends across NY State and the country on key issues and collaborating with staff across OAG bureaus to formulate innovative legal, policy, funding and legislative solutions;
  • Researching issues of state and federal law, and participating in and/or leading investigation or litigation teams in OAG’s criminal or civil divisions; and
  • Devising non-litigation strategies, and consulting and collaborating with external stakeholders and opinion leaders, in order to address critical issues facing New York State and its residents.

Applicants should have a minimum of five (5) years of litigation/legal experience, as well as at least three (3) years policy/government experience.  Excellent organizational, writing, legal research and critical analytical skills are essential. Experience utilizing and presenting data in a public policy or litigation 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 attorneys in the OAG must be citizens of the United States.    A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.

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Title NYS: Adirondak Park Agency – Counsel
LocationEssex County
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Counsel:
(1) provides legal advice to the Agency Chairperson, members, Executive Director; (2) is
the director of the Agency’s legal staff and supervises legal advice to the public; and (3) is
a direct liaison with the Governor’s Counsel. During Agency meetings the Counsel sits
with the Agency Chair and Executive Director at the table for Agency Board deliberations.
The Counsel exercises delegated responsibilities set forth in the Agency’s Delegation
Resolution, which assigns management roles for the Agency’s Executive Director,
Counsel and Deputy Directors for Planning and Regulatory Affairs.

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Vacancy Announcement Counsel 2018

Title City of New York: Hearing Officer
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A hearing officer (per session), under the direction of a Managing Attorney, conducts hearings and writes decisions in cases involving alleged violations of local laws and the rule of the City of New York or other laws or rules within OATH’s Hearings Division Tribal jurisdiction. For more information and to apply, click below:

Posting for Per Session Hearing Officers

Title NELP Senior Staff Attorney
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As a Staff Attorney/Senior Staff Attorney, you will work in conjunction with NELP’s staff of lawyers,
policy experts and strategic communications in the Work Quality team. Your team partners with
grassroots organizing groups and reformers to test new models in the states and cities that will respond
to the key problems of the U.S. labor market in the twenty-first century, and lay the foundation for
federal reform.

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NELP Senior Staff Attorney (1)

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