Deputy Attorney General 2 (Assistant Section Chief— Employment Litigation)

An opportunity currently exists in the unclassified service within the Department of Law & Public Safety, Division of Law, for applicants who meet the requirements specified below:

TITLE: Deputy Attorney General 2
(Assistant Section Chief— Employment Litigation)
SALARY: $79,247.71 to $114,890.41
LOCATION: Division of Law
Employment Litigation Section
Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ

DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Chief of the Employment Litigation Section, and the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Litigation Practice Group, is responsible for assisting in the oversight and management of the Employment Litigation section. Provides counsel and representation to all of the section’s clients. Assists in planning and managing the supervision and operations of the section. Assigns matters and supervises Deputy Attorneys General in the section. Assists in evaluating the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General. Conducts case file reviews.

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited law school with a Juris Doctor. Admission to practice as an Attorney at Law in the State of New Jersey is required.

EXPERIENCE: Four (4) years of experience as a practicing attorney, one (1) year of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity.

LICENSE: Appointee will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

PREFERENCE: Preference will be given to applicants with five (5) or more years of experience in the area of employment law.

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based upon information presented in resume only. Applicants who possess foreign degrees (degrees earned outside of the U.S.) are required to provide an evaluation indicating the U.S. equivalency prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in your ineligibility.

If you possess the required experience and are interested in the position, you must complete an application found on the Division of Law’s website at (current Division of Law employees need only send a resume and cover letter).

When completed, please send the application, a resume, cover letter indicating vacancy #17-178, Certificate of Good Standing with the Supreme Court of New Jersey, a legal writing sample with your name on it, and an unofficial copy of your law school transcript, together in one package, before the closing date of September 11, 2017 to:

Recruitment Coordinator


Recruitment Coordinator
Office of the Attorney General
P.O. Box 081
Trenton, NJ 08625-0085

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