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Deputy Attorney General 2 (Assistant Section Chief – Anti-Trust) #21-362

New Jersey Division of Law (DOL)
Newark, New Jersey
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
    Corporate Counsel
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Join the team of the New Jersey Division of Law (DOL) in an exciting opportunity to make a difference!


The Consumer Fraud Prosecution (CFP) Section provides legal representation to the Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection, in investigations as well as civil and administrative actions to address violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act and related statutes and regulations, including the Contractors’ Registration Act, and the Charitable Registration and Investigation Act. The Section also represents the State of New Jersey and/or the Division in multistate group investigations involving consumer protection issues.


The Assistant Section Chief will oversee Section antitrust matters, including investigations and litigation under the New Jersey Antitrust Act and federal antitrust laws.

The Assistant Section Chief will also:

  • Evaluate and if necessary challenge mergers due to their anticompetitive impact.

  • Provide counsel and representation regarding antitrust enforcement.

  • Supervise and evaluate the work and performance of other Deputy Attorneys General within the Section.

  • Monitor judicial and legislative developments in antitrust law.

  • Perform other duties as required. 


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

Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience with federal or state antitrust law, including the Sherman Act, Clayton Act, or the New Jersey Antitrust Act; complex litigation and federal practice; or multistate and joint state-federal investigations and litigation. 

We strongly encourage applicants to submit their resume, cover letter indicating vacancy #21-362 Assistant Section Chief– Anti-Trust, Consumer Fraud Prosecution in the subject, a copy of your Certificate of Good Standing with the Supreme Court of New Jersey, a legal writing sample (unedited by others), a copy of your unofficial law school transcripts, and an Affirmative Action form directly through http://www.nj.gov/oag/dol-hiring for consideration.

For complete details regarding how to apply, salary, and requirements, please visit: 



Posted: 2021-10-14 Expires: 2021-11-13

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Deputy Attorney General 2 (Assistant Section Chief – Anti-Trust) #21-362

New Jersey Division of Law (DOL)
Newark, New Jersey

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