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Deputy Attorney General 2 (Assistant Section Chief) #21-363

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 Affirmative Civil Rights & Labor Enforcement (ACR&LE) Section based in Newark spearheads the Office’s affirmative litigation enforcing workplace protections and antidiscrimination laws on behalf the Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Division on Civil Rights.


The Assistant Section Chief will focus on labor enforcement investigations and litigation, including employee misclassification, minimum wage, overtime, child labor, prevailing wages, and other actions. 

The Assistant Section Chief will also:

  • Oversee the Section’s labor enforcement docket, including working with the Section Chief to plan and manage the supervision and operations of the Section.

  • Assign matters and supervising Deputy Attorneys General in the Section.

  • Evaluate the performance of assigned Deputy Attorneys General.

  • Conduct case file reviews.

  • Coordinate with other Sections on worker protection matters.

  • 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.

We strongly encourage applicants to submit their resume, cover letter indicating vacancy #21-363 Assistant Section Chief, ACRL Section in 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) #21-363

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

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