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Division of Social Justice Environmental Protection Bureau Affirmative Litigation Section Chief - Albany

February 14, 2017 1:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Environmental Protection Bureau is seeking a Section Chief to lead its Affirmative Litigation Section in Albany, New York. The Section Chief will be responsible for developing and managing complex civil law enforcement investigations and litigation and for managing a group of lawyers with diverse experience and skills. The Section Chief will supervise affirmative environmental litigation, including contaminated site cost recovery litigation, in both state and federal courts. Applicants must have a minimum of ten (10) years of experience litigating complex environmental cases and conducting investigations. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of federal and state environmental statutes, will have served as primary counsel in both federal and state court litigation, including cases under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and other federal statutes; will have experience in every aspect of litigation, including initiation of litigation, discovery, motions, oral arguments, trials, and settlements; and will have at least three years of experience managing attorneys and litigation teams. Excellent writing skills are required, and the applicant must have the ability to work well with client agencies. Commitment to public service is essential. 

Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: EPB_ALB_AAG/SC_3096;

applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position. 

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