Health Cares & Fair Competition Bureau Health Care Division

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Assistant Attorney General

Boston, MA

Primary Duties: (1) Monitoring and reporting on trends related to the cost and quality of health care in Massachusetts, and (2) investigating and litigating consumer protection cases involving health insurers, health care providers, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers, including matters related to the opioid epidemic. The Assistant Attorney General will be responsible for all aspects of case development, discovery, and final resolution through settlement or litigation. Attorneys in the Division may also be called on to (a) address legal questions relating to state and federal health rules and regulations, (b) assist consumers with health care questions or concerns, and (c) work with Assistant Attorneys General from other states to examine multi-state conduct.

Position Qualifications:Applicants must have at least three years of litigation, health law, or health policy experience, as well as effective writing, legal-analytical, negotiation, and oral advocacy skills, and the ability to quickly grasp complex business and financial arrangements. We seek an individual who can work both independently and as part of a close-knit team and is committed to practicing law in the public interest. Strong quantitative and data analysis skills preferred. Must be a member of the Massachusetts bar or pending admission 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 at to 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. 

Inquiries regarding position & status may be made to: 

Robert Fernandez, Administrative Assistant Health Care Division 

(617) 963-2449 

The Attorney General’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

As the representative of the Commonwealth and its residents, the Attorney General’s Office strives to ensure that those working in our office reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. The Office encourages applicants from a broad spectrum of backgrounds to apply for positions.

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