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New York State Office of the Attorney General

Bureau Chief--Bureau of Internet & Technology

New York State Office of the Attorney General - New York City, NY

The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to lead the Bureau of Internet and Technology (BIT) in New York City.  The BIT Bureau Chief will supervise attorneys and support staff in their investigations, case development, and affirmative lawsuits on behalf of the Office.  The Bureau Chief also has the opportunity to serve as the lead litigator and trial attorney in civil actions brought by the Bureau. 

BIT enforces state and federal privacy, data security, and consumer protection laws on behalf of New York and its citizens, and is engaged in the full range of issues affecting the internet and emerging technologies.  BIT also works closely with other state and federal enforcers on matters of national impact.  BIT also regularly interacts with the academic and technology industry community in New York and nationally, and the Bureau Chief can expect to interface regularly with representatives from those groups.

We are seeking candidates with at least ten (10) years of experience in these areas as well as complex litigation experience, policy and legislative experience, technological acumen, supervisory experience, and excellent writing and communication skills.  A commitment to public service is also essential.    

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.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  The OAG is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity.


Applications are being received by clicking "Apply Now". Applicants must indicate the position and reference code BIT_NYC_BC_3152 in their cover letter and subject line.

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)

  • Resume

  • 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, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via phone at 212-416-8080.

For more information about the OAG, please visit our website.

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New York State Office of the Attorney General

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Location: New York City, NY

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As head of the Department of Law, the Attorney General is both the “People's Lawyer” and the State's chief legal officer. As the “People's Lawyer,” the Attorney General serves as the guardian of the legal rights of the citizens of New York, its organizations and its natural resources. In his role as the State's chief legal counsel, the Attorney General not only advises the Executive branch of State government, but also defends actions and proceedings on behalf of the State. The Attorney General serves all New Yorkers in numerous matters affecting their daily lives.The Attorney General's Office is charged with the statutory and common law powers to protect consumers and investors, charitable donors, the public health and environment, civil rights, and the rights of wage-earners and businesses across the State. The Attorney General's authority also includes the activities and investigations of the State Organized Crime Task Force and Medicaid Fraud Control Unit. While the Attorney General acts independently of the Governor, the Governor or a state agency may request the Attorney General to undertake specific criminal investigations and prosecutions. The legal functions of the Department of Law are divided primarily into five major divisions: Appeals and Opinions, State Counsel, Criminal Justice, Economic Justice and Social Justice. Over 650 Assistant Attorneys General and over 1,700 employees, including forensic accountants, legal assistants, scientists, investigators and support staff serve in the Office of the Attorney General in many locations across New York State.