The NYU School of Law Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law engages in research, public education, advocacy, and litigation to advance its mission of shaping how people understand, diagnose, and address issues of race and inequality.
The Center's fellowship application is now open. Candidates should possess a JD, LLM, or equivalent legal training; distinguished analytical, research, and writing skills; a demonstrated interest in racial justice; and up to 5 years of professional experience. Class of 2018 graduates will be considered. Candidates with additional training, professional, or personal experiences that intersect with race and inequality are encouraged to apply. NYU School of Law seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce. NYU Law is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
To apply, please submit the following materials in a single PDF to the Center’s Executive Director, Vincent Southerland, at email@example.com:
(1) Cover letter describing your interest in, and qualifications for, the Fellowship program, including an explanation of why you would like to become a Fellow of the Center;
(2) A detailed research proposal, no longer than 1000 words in length describing a scholarly research project or empirical study of your choosing focused on the intersection of race and inequality and the influence of those phenomena on the law;
(3) A resume;
(4) A law school transcript;
(5) List of three references with email addresses
Applications are due December 1, 2017. See full post here.
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The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced lawyer to serve as Deputy Bureau Chief in its Health Care Bureau in New York City. The Health Care Bureau seeks to protect consumers from deceptive or illegal practices through bringing civil prosecutions for violations of health, insurance, deceptive practice and other applicable laws. The Bureau has been recognized for its enforcement work in the areas of mental health parity and predatory practices, among other areas, as well as for its consumer Helpline, which assists in resolution of individual consumer complaints. The Bureau has nine attorneys as well as a team of paralegals and other staff that comprise the Helpline.
The Deputy Bureau Chief responsibilities include overseeing and advancing the Bureau’s civil enforcement efforts, including reviewing briefs, managing lawyers and support staff, working closely with the Bureau Chief to develop and execute enforcement vision and strategy using litigation, policy, and educational tools. We are seeking candidates with at least eight (8) years of civil litigation or prosecutorial experience. The ideal candidate will have (i) knowledge of federal and state health and/or insurance laws, (ii) experience in every aspect of litigation, including initiation of litigation, discovery, motions, oral arguments, trials and settlements; and (iii) at least three (3) years of experience managing attorneys and litigation teams.
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. A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment.
How To Apply
Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: HCB_DBC_ NYC_3102; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position.
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)
• 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 or you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact the Legal Recruitment Bureau via email at email@example.com or phone at 212-416-8080.
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The New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced attorney to serve in its Health Care Bureau in New York City. The Health Care Bureau seeks to protect consumers from deceptive or illegal practices through bringing civil prosecutions for violations of health, insurance, deceptive practice and other applicable laws. The Bureau has been recognized for its enforcement work in the areas of mental health parity and predatory practices, among other areas, as well as for its consumer Helpline, which assists in resolution of individual consumer complaints. The Bureau has nine attorneys as well as a team of paralegals and other staff that comprise the Helpline.
Candidates for the position must have a demonstrated commitment to health advocacy together with excellent writing, analytic and oral advocacy skills, and a minimum of six (6) years of litigation experience including depositions, motions practice and trials.
Applications are being received online. To apply, please click on this link: HCB_AAG_ NYC_3105; applicants will be taken to the online application page for this position.
• List of three (3) references with contact information and email addresses
The General Counsel (GC) will oversee the legal operations of the Office. Specifically, the GC is the key legal advisor to the Commissioner and provides strategic legal guidance on operational, administrative, and programmatic activities of the Office as well as on the handling of diplomatic incidents and other international legal matters affecting the City. The GC liaises with City Hall, New York City’s Law Department, local government, the U.S. Department of State, the United Nations, and foreign governments on a range of complex legal matters and issues.
The General Counsel’s duties include, but are not limited to:
Serves as legal advisor to the Commissioner and City agencies on international legal matters, including relevant diplomatic privileges and immunities resulting from the presence of the United Nations and foreign government representatives in the City.
Responds to requests from the Legal Department and assists it with litigation on diplomatic incidents, advising and training law enforcement on the application of diplomatic immunities and consular notification.
Provides legal analysis when addressing complex issues concerning the interactions of the United Nations and foreign government representatives with City local businesses and residents.
Responds to requests for legal advice from the United Nations and the diplomatic and consular corps concerning U.S. federal, state and local laws.
Works to ensure compliance with local laws and regulations by resident diplomatic and consular representatives, including parking rules, health and safety codes, and payment of appropriate real estate taxes.
Deals with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas.
Conducts research and analysis of specific legal questions and prepares memoranda and opinions setting forth research results, recommendations, and conclusions in a variety of legal and non-legalareas.
Keeps current on legislative issues, statutes, decisions and other important legal developments that may affect the Office’s interest.
Attends relevant interagency and external meetings, diplomatic and consular receptions, and City events as a representative of the Office.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law is a nonpartisan law and policy institute that seeks to improve our systems of democracy and justice. We work to hold our political institutions and laws accountable to the twin American ideals of democracy and equal justice for all. Among our core priorities, we fight to protect voting rights, end mass incarceration, strengthen checks and balances, and preserve Constitutional protection in the fight against terrorism. Part think tank, part advocacy group, part cutting-edge communications hub, we start with rigorous research. We craft innovative policies. And we fight for them — in Congress and the states, the courts, and in the court of public opinion.
The Brennan Center seeks a mid-level or senior attorney, with a minimum of five years of experience in the legal, academic, governmental or nonprofit advocacy sectors, for a three-year Fellowship generously supported by the Bernard and Anne Spitzer Charitable Trust. The Bernard and Anne Spitzer Fellow will work as an attorney in the Brennan Center’s Washington, DC Office, working with leadership from the Brennan Center’s New York and Washington, DC Offices. We expect the Fellow to work primarily on democracy issues, including defending the rule of law against government overreach and abuse, protecting and promoting voting rights, and promoting reform of our democratic systems.
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The New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced prosecutor to serve in the Real Estate Enforcement Unit (REEU), located in Manhattan. REEU investigates and prosecutes cases involving bank fraud, deceptive lending practices, deed theft, tenant harassment, and frauds committed upon city and state agencies. REEU includes attorneys, investigators, auditors and analysts who conduct complex, long-term criminal investigations and prosecute cases from charging through conviction.
They are seeking attorneys with significant experience in the investigation of crimes utilizing techniques such as search warrants, forensic analysis of large volumes of data, and cooperating witnesses. Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years of NYS or federal prosecutorial experience. Applicants must also have substantial grand jury and trial experience, be highly motivated and results-oriented, and possess excellent communication and writing skills. The ideal candidate, in addition will have experience developing and managing complex, document-intensive investigations. A background in finance and real estate is not necessary, but is a plus.
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The Law Enforcement Group (LEG) of the Litigation Bureau in the New York State Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve in the New York City office. The Litigation Bureau defends the State of New York, and its agencies and officers in state and federal courts in civil actions and proceedings relating to civil rights, education, social services, public employment, public health, law enforcement, corrections, state finance, insurance, taxation, and other litigated matters arising out of state operations and legislation.
The Legal Momentum Gender Justice Fellowship Program recruits professionals from diverse disciplines including education, law, media, and technology. The 2017 incoming Fellow will work with grassroots organizations, media, government entities, labor unions, and advocacy organizations on behalf of Legal Momentum’s mission of gender equality, with a strategic focus on parity in the workplace. The Fellow will serve as an ambassador for our work, particularly among girls and younger women. She will be social media savvy and will reach new audiences to promote gender equality, and devise remedies to end inequality.
TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter describing your qualifications and interest for the position; resume; names of three references with phone numbers; and one writing sample to:
By mail: Legal Momentum, 16 E. 34 St., 6 Fl. New York, NY 10016
The Community Affairs Unit of the Bronx District Attorney’s Office serves as a liaison between the District Attorney and the Bronx community. The Unit is responsible for community outreach efforts and for developing and coordinating programs that engage the residents of the Bronx. The Director of the Community Affairs Unit is responsible for conceptualizing, developing and facilitating the implementation of projects/events related to the Office’s commitment to community relations. The Director will serve as a valued liaison to those communities that the Office serves.
The Director will work diligently with representatives from various communities, organizations and neighborhoods to establish meaningful relationships with the diverse populations and cultures that the Office serves.
To apply you must visit the BXDA Office website (www.bronxda.nyc.gov) and click on Career Opportunities.
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