Attorney Employment Opportunities
DEPUTY CHIEF COUNSEL FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
AND LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Chief Counsel for Civil Rights and Legislative Affairs in the Executive Division. This position is responsible for supporting both the civil rights and legislative activities of the Office. Specifically, this position will assist the Chief Counsel for Civil Rights and Legislative Affairs in reviewing and responding to constituent complaints involving alleged civil rights violations and discrimination, engaging in community outreach activities to educate the public about civil rights issues, advocating for civil rights policy and legislation, and working closely with other divisions and units within the Office to monitor legal matters impacting civil rights issues and programs. This position will also assist in advancing the Attorney General's legislative agenda by developing legislative initiatives, monitoring proposed legislation, coordinating and drafting testimony, and responding to inquiries from legislative and other governmental bodies.
The ideal candidate should have a minimum of five years legal experience. Familiarity with civil rights laws and/or the State's legislative process is preferred. Candidates must be able to travel to Annapolis and other parts of the State, manage a varied workload in a timely manner, respond efficiently to client needs, and work in a fast-paced and high pressure environment. Strong research, writing and communication skills are required. Maryland Bar required.
Interested persons should submit a resume with a cover letter to: Zenita Hurley, Chief Counsel for Civil Rights and Legislative Affairs, 200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 by close of business on Friday, February 6, 2015. EOE.
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH and MENTAL HYGIENE
The Office of the Attorney General is seeking applicants to serve as an Assistant Attorney General at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The Assistant Attorney General will serve as counsel to the State's Medicaid program, which provides health coverage for over 1.1 million Marylanders. The Assistant Attorney General will advise the program on major issues of federal and State law and will represent the program in judicial and administrative proceedings, including complex litigation affecting significant aspects of the program or the legality of its rules and policies.
The ideal candidate will have at least four years legal experience. A background in health law or insurance law and substantial litigation experience would be helpful. Maryland Bar required.
Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Joshua Auerbach, Principal Counsel, Office of the Attorney General, 300 West Preston Street, Suite 302, Baltimore, MD 21201 by the close of business on Friday, January 30, 2015. EOE.