Office of the New York State Attorney General

OFFICE OF THE NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Division of Economic Justice

Internet Bureau – Bureau Chief – New York City

Reference No. INT_BC_NYC_2012

 

The Office of the New York State Attorney General is seeking a litigator with experience in internet technology and consumer protection law to lead its Internet Bureau in New York City. The Internet Bureau is responsible for the enforcement of New York’s consumer protection laws in the online environment. In recent years, the office has investigated a wide range of issues affecting the internet, including spyware, spam, online privacy, child safety, gambling, free speech and fraud. We are seeking candidates with at least 10 years of litigation experience, supervisory experience, excellent writing skills and a demonstrated commitment to public service. The candidate should also have extensive experience with the issues that occur in the online environment, such as privacy, behavioral marketing, astroturfing, phishing and the like. The bureau chief will supervise attorneys and support staff in their target development, civil investigations and affirmative lawsuits on behalf of the Office.

Attorneys must reside in (or intend to soon become a resident of) New York State. Attorneys should also be admitted to the New York State bar.

Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability and is committed to workplace diversity.

Please submit cover letter, resume, recent writing sample and three references to: Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment Bureau, Office of the New York State Attorney General, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271 or recruitment@ag.ny.gov. Submission via email is preferred. Please indicate the reference number and position in your cover letter.

 

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