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Assistant Attorney General - Special Litigation

Illinois Attorney General's Office
Chicago, Illinois 60601
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Special Litigation Bureau primarily handles complex investigations and affirmative litigation, including matters of high sensitivity and potential policy impact. One of the Bureau’s primary responsibilities is to investigate and litigate cases involving governmental fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption. The Bureau investigates and pursues civil enforcement actions against public officials, employees, vendors, contractors, and others who commit fraud against the state or violate state ethics laws. The Bureau frequently works with a variety of state and federal agencies and litigates in state and federal courts. The Bureau also provides litigation support to other bureaus in complex matters, and participates in legislative review and initiatives.

Responsibilities:

An Assistant Attorney General in the Special Litigation Bureau is responsible for all aspects of the investigation and litigation of assigned cases, including investigative memoranda, pleadings, discovery, court appearances, witness interviews, depositions, mediations, settlements, and generally representing the interests of the People of the State of Illinois.

Salary  Salaries start at $65,000.

Requirements

Qualifications:

Newly licensed attorneys will not be considered. Candidates should have at least 5 years of legal experience and be licensed by the State of Illinois at the time of application. A strong candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to public service work, sound judgment, excellent research and writing skills, and a judicial clerkship or complex litigation experience.

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Posted: 2019-10-11 Expires: 2019-11-10

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Assistant Attorney General - Special Litigation

Illinois Attorney General's Office
Chicago, Illinois 60601

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