Deputy Attorney General 2 – Securities Fraud

TITLE: Deputy Attorney General 2
(Assistant Section Chief – Securities Fraud Prosecution)

SALARY: $79,247.71 to $114,890.41

LOCATION: Division of Law
Administrative Civil Enforcement Practice Group
Securities Fraud Prosecution Section
Newark, NJ


DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Assistant Attorneys General in charge of the Administrative Civil Enforcement Practice Group and the Section Chief is responsible for assisting in the oversight and management of the Section, including staff supervision, and representation of the section’s client; performs other duties as required.

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 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 candidates who demonstrate experience in the area of securities law, securities fraud prosecution, and complex civil litigation.
If interested, applicants must complete a Division of Law attorney application for employment, found on it’s website at and send a completed application along with a resume, cover letter indicating vacancy #17-298, copy of Certificate of Good Standing with the Supreme Court of New Jersey, a legal writing sample with your name on it, and a copy of your unofficial law school transcript. All items must be sent together, in one package, before the closing date of November 30, 2017 to:

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

Current Division of Law employees need only send a resume and cover letter.

If submitting your documents via email you must include #17-298 in the subject-line.

Please do not submit your documents in duplicate; choose one delivery method: email or hard copy.

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