The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an attorney with experience in information technology and consumer protection law for its Bureau of Internet and Technology in New York City. The Bureau of Internet and Technology is responsible for the enforcement of New York’s privacy and consumer protection laws in the online and tech environment, as well as enforcement of New York’s data breach notification laws. 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. Recent investigations have included daily fantasy sports, broadband internet speeds, and a teen chat website.
Applicants must have at least five (5) years of practice experience with a strong background in litigation, excellent writing skills, and a commitment to public service. Candidates who have an understanding and/or experience in the Internet and related legal issues, data security and technology are strongly preferred. Responsibilities will include target development, civil investigations, and litigating affirmative cases on behalf of the Office, as well as consumer outreach and drafting legislation.
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 Office be citizens of the United States.
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position
Applicants must be prepared to submit a complete application consisting of the following:
Please note: Failure to submit a complete application will delay the consideration of your application. Reference No. BIT_NYC_AAG_3081
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