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Assistant U.S. Attorney - United States Attorney's Office (Southern District of New York)

March 07, 2016 12:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

AUSAs have the opportunity to represent the interests of the United States in the United District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and, in performing this important public service, to exercise responsibility that is unparalleled in any other job that a litigator might undertake.  AUSAs immediately are assigned a challenging docket of cases in any of several units within each Division.


Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction) and have at least one to two years of post-J.D. experience; possess superior oral and written communication skills, as well as strong character, judgment, and interpersonal skills; have demonstrated the capacity to function, with minimal guidance, in a highly demanding environment. United States citizenship is required


Assistant United States Attorneys’ pay is administratively determined based, in part, on the number years of professional attorney experience.


Some travel both nation-wide and international may be necessary.

Application Process

Applications packages are available here.

Please send your completed application package to:

Ms. Terry Williams
United States Attorney’s Office, SDNY

One Saint Andrew’s Plaza
New York, NY 10007

No telephone calls please.  This is an open continuous announcement to fill current and future vacancies.   The position is open until filled

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