Primary Duties: TheAssistant Attorney General will assist in performing ETD’s legal work, which includesserving as lead or co-counsel in litigation before the DPU and federal and state courts; preparing legal notices, briefs, comment letters, and other associated litigation and regulatory documents; conducting in- depth analysis and preparing legal memoranda regarding energy, water, or telecommunication-related topics; working with subject matter experts; interpreting laws and regulations; providing legal advice; strategizing and developing action plans; and investigating and prosecuting civil energy enforcement cases.
Position Requirements: Successful applicants must have at least one of the following qualifications: (1) at least one year of civil or criminal litigation experience; (2) at least one year of experience in connection to the regulation of gas, electric, water, telecommunications, broadband, and/or cable companies; or (3) atleast one year of other regulatory or administrative law experience analogous to ETD’s work. Additional years of experience in any of the aforementioned practice areas is also desirable. The position requires an aptitude for litigation of technical issues with emphasis on those involving economic, financial, and accounting issues. Litigation experience in the field of public utility regulation or energy law is desirable, as is substantially similar experience in complex litigation. A demonstrated ability to quickly and successfully learn previously unfamiliar concepts and material is preferred. Strong writing, editing, research, and verbal communication skills are required, as is the ability to work well and within a team in a fast-paced environment. Must be admitted to the Massachusetts bar. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection to the people and communities we serve, and an interest in supporting a respectful and inclusive work environment.
Position Type: Full-Time/Exempt
Salary: Salary is based on JD year and experience.
Application Process: To apply for this position, visit the AGO website atwww.mass.gov/ago/employmentto register and create a profile, upload your cover letter and resume, and submit an application.Candidates may only apply directly using the AGO’s online Employment and Recruitment jobs portal.
Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will gladly assist applicants who are in need of an accommodation. For assistance, contact the Human Resources Division at (617) 963-2041.