Title: Assistant Attorney General
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Agency: Attorney General & Dept of Law
Location: Office of the Attorney General
Agency Website: https://www.oag.state.va.us/
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
The Virginia Office of the Attorney General is seeking a highly-qualified attorney to join its Antitrust Unit. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, work-life balance, and an attractive compensation package inclusive of paid time off, paid holidays, health/dental/life insurance, retirement, and more.
This individual will analyze, investigate, and prosecute suspected violations of state and federal antitrust laws, including the Virginia Antitrust Act, the Sherman Act, and the Clayton Act. In addition, this individual will provide legal advice and representation to state agencies regarding antitrust laws, including the defense of state agencies that are sued for alleged antitrust violations. This individual also will review proposed mergers and other transactions for their potential impact on competition. Secondary responsibilities may include analyzing, investigating, and prosecuting violations of consumer protection laws as needed. Must have excellent writing skills and be prepared to appear in the appropriate state or federal court in actions filed against alleged violators or in defense of state agencies. Will also assist in drafting official opinions, review proposed legislation, and work closely with counterparts in other states and federal antitrust agencies.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and manage complex enforcement cases; well-developed oral and written communication skills; and the ability to interact effectively with state/federal government officials, a diverse workforce, and the general public. Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of litigation experience in state and federal courts, concentrating on antitrust matters. Must be admitted to the Virginia State Bar.
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The following application materials are required:
Law School Transcript (REQUIRED FOR CANDIDATES WITH LESS THAN 5 YEARS PRACTICE EXPERIENCE)
A criminal background check will be conducted on successful candidate.
Name: Human Resources
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.
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