Division: State Government Division
Position Summary: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office State Government Division/Public Law Section (PLS), is seeking an Assistant Attorney General. PLS attorneys serve in the role of general or in-house counsel; representing a diverse group of state agencies, boards, and commissions. We are a collegial team looking for an attorney who enjoys working in diverse practice areas and is interested in the dynamic field of public law. The attorney in this position will serve as an independent advisor to agencies represented by Sections throughout the State Government Division, and will also provide legal advice and representation to PLS clients. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing extensive legal research, preparing pleadings, presenting arguments and evidence at hearings in federal, state, and administrative tribunals, and handling any associated appeals; providing advice and counsel on legal issues, reviewing and approving contracts, handling contract disputes and procurement matters. Advice matters include, but are not limited to, administrative law, statutory interpretation, and rule-making, open meeting law, public records requests, and public monies issues. This attorney will also assist the lead Assistant Attorney General who reviews and makes recommendations concerning rules packages submitted to the Attorney General for approval.
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