Assistant Attorney General Job Description

[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]

We’re looking for an Assistant Attorney General to provide legal advice and representation to officials, agencies, departments, divisions, enterprises and other entities of the government.


Roles & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Litigates cases: Participates in hearings and appears in administrative hearings, state and federal courts to try cases and argue motions and appeals
  • Researches and prepares pleadings, motions, and briefs
  • Participates in settlement negotiations
  • Prepares pleadings and discovery responses
  • Provides legal advice and/or representation to clients/agencies; drafts memorandum of advice
  • Conducts research on pertinent legal issues; keeps abreast of recent legal developments
  • Drafts formal opinions in response to legal questions
  • Responds to inquiries from citizens, legislators, and judges
  • Attends client, board, departmental, and division meetings as required
  • Attends continuing legal education seminars as required; makes presentations at the same
  • May prosecute fraud and corruption involving [insert location] departments and agencies, including those committing crimes against the state
  • May prosecute identity fraud, residential mortgage fraud, and securities fraud
  • Travel, as required by the position
  • Performs other related duties as assigned


About you

  • Experience advising multi-faceted organizations
  • Experience advising boards of directors
  • Well-developed communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to parse nuanced communications and to quickly assess and meet the needs and demands of clients
  • Ability to work independently, but also collaboratively
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Value collaboration and be comfortable taking direction
  • Value mentorship and support
  • Some litigation and transactional support skills
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Interest in and commitment to public service


What you’ll get in return

The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.

  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Medical insurance plan
  • Dental insurance plan
  • Vision insurance plan
  • Contribution to life insurance plan
  • 401k profit sharing
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Social, charity, and wellness events


To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]