The New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Claims Bureau in New York City is seeking an experienced trial attorney to defend Medical Malpractice and Tort cases. The Claims Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies in the Court of Claims and its employees in State Supreme Court. The selected candidate will defend the state in medical malpractice and tort actions, from commencement through trial, with post-trial briefs often required.
Applicants must have a minimum of five (5) years of medical malpractice, tort and trial experience. Trial experience and the ability to manage a large caseload are essential. Superior lawyering skills, including legal research, writing, analysis, negotiation and advocacy, are also required. Candidates should also possess excellent organizational skills.
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 be citizens of the United States. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
How To Apply
Applicants may apply online. To apply, please click on this link: CLA/MM_NYC_AAG_3120; applicants will be directed to the online application page for this position.
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
- Cover Letter (You may address to Sandra Jefferson Grannum, Esq., Bureau Chief, Legal Recruitment)
- List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
- Writing Sample
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application.
If you have questions regarding a position with the OAG and the application process or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 212-416-8080.
For more information about the OAG, please visit our website: www.ag.ny.gov