Job Postings

Listed below are open positions that NYWBA has been notified of. For additional openings, please navigate to WBASNY’s job postings here.

Fraud Attorney, Social Security Administration
Fraud Attorneys provide comprehensive legal advice as they investigate criminal violations under Titles 18 and 42 of the United States Code, with the assistance of the Office of the Inspector General and other law enforcement agencies.  Fraud Attorneys move Social Security fraud cases through all stages of the criminal judicial process, from indictments, to sentencing.

Applicants must hold a law degree from a School of Law accredited by the American Bar Association.  Applicants must be a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  Applicants must provide one of the following to show that they are a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Please submit the required documents and information requested below.  Also, please identify in your cover letter, in order of preference, the DUTY LOCATIONS you are interested in being considered for employment.  If no preference is indicated, you will only be considered for the duty location closest to the address provided on your resume.

 Please note that this announcement is open to attorneys who are members of a bar in good standing only. 

  1. Cover Letter (include the vacancy announcement number and indicate in order of preference the duty locations for which you are interested in being considered for employment)
  1. Resume (the resume should provide: 1) personal information (full name, mailing address, work and home phone #s); 2) education; 3) work experience (paid and unpaid, including clerkships/internships). Show job title, including series and grade if Federal employment, detailed duties and accomplishments, employer’s name and address, supervisor’s name and phone #, starting and ending dates (mm/dd/yy), hours per week, and salary; 4) other qualifications (skills, certifications/licenses, honors, awards, special accomplishments, and job-related training courses). Please note that providing the mm/dd/yy for all work experience is critical for evaluating your application.  If actual dates are not known, provide your best-estimated timeframes.
  1. D. Law school transcript only (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable; Self-Prepared transcripts are NOT acceptable)
  1. Proof that you are a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Acceptable forms of proof are:
  1. An original or copy of a Certificate of Good Standing from the clerk of the highest court (e.g., Supreme Court) of the state having authority over admission to practice law in the jurisdiction where the applicant is admitted; or
  2. An original or copy of a Certificate of Good Standing from the State Bar Association of the state where the applicant is admitted; or
  3. A copy of a bar membership card with a valid date that shows a current bar membership.

An example of #1 or #2 would be the certificate of admission an applicant received upon his/her swearing-in ceremony from the clerk of the highest court of the state having authority over admission to practice law in the jurisdiction where admitted, or from the State Bar Association of the state where admitted.

For purposes of applying, we only require proof that an applicant is a member in good standing of the Bar of a State, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.  Once selected for the position, an applicant must provide proof of an ACTIVE bar membership before they can enter on duty.  Holding an ACTIVE bar membership is a continuing requirement of the position.  You can provide #3 above both as proof of membership in good standing and as proof of ACTIVE bar membership.

  1. If applicable, proof of veteran’s preference (DD-214 member 4 copy). This document MUST show character of service.  If you are claiming 10-point preference, you MUST also submit with your DD-214 a completed SF-15 along with the required documentation specified on the reverse side of the SF-15.  Preference will be granted based on the documents received.
  1. One current substantive legal writing sample that reflects your own work, no more than 15 pages in length. Your sample must be sanitized or redacted to prevent possible Privacy Act violations.  Writing samples will be critiqued based on your ability to analyze a legal problem and clearly and concisely articulate legal rationale.
  1. If applicable, all current excepted service employees and former excepted service employees eligible for reinstatement MUST submit a copy of their last SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing Excepted Service career, career-conditional, or reinstatement eligibility and showing highest grade held.

Application packages must be sent electronically to OGC.EOS.Recruitment@ssa.gov.  Your application package must be sent electronically to ^OGC EOS Recruitment and received in the mailbox no later than 11:59 p.m. EST, on the day that the announcement closes.

For additional information about this position, please forward your inquiries to OGC.EOS.Recruitment@ssa.gov.
Posted 8/31/17

NYC Corporate Governance & M&A Attorney, Bliss Lawyers
Bliss Lawyers is seeking a corporate attorney with at least two years of experience to work in the New York City office of a manufacturing company. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting corporate governance and M&A activities. Prior in-house experience is preferred. Admission to the New York Bar is required. The qualified candidate will be responsible for: supporting corporate attorneys, including the Senior Vice President; M&A project assistance; assisting with and preparing regulatory filings; coordinating due diligence; assisting with and preparing annual meeting and stockholder information; corporate housekeeping for domestic and international subsidiaries; and preparing for Board Meetings, including drafting agendas, resolutions, minutes, and materials.

This role is expected to require approximately 30-40 hours per week. This position will ideally start on September 5th and is expected to last through the end of October.
E-mail for more information and to apply
Posted 8/31/17

Attorneys, Social Security Administration Office of the General Counsel
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Posted 8/31/17

Division of Social Justice, Health Care Bureau, Assistant Attorney General, New York State Office of the Attorney General
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Posted 8/31/17

Health Care Associate, Nixon PeabodyOur Health Care Practice Group is seeking to hire a motivated senior-level associate to join our Jericho, NY, Albany, NY or Providence, RI office.

The ideal candidate will have five or more years of experience and have knowledge in transactional and regulatory matters for health care clients.  The successful candidate will have experience advising clients on federal and state regulatory matters; HIPAA, medical staff bylaws and peer review issues, and managed care matters.  Qualified candidates will be motivated self-starters with stellar academic credentials, superb judgment and communication skills, a commitment to excellence and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Apply online at http://www.nixonpeabody.com/careers
Posted 8/31/17

Division of Social Justice, Civil Rights Bureau, Senior Trial Counsel, New York State Office of the Attorney General
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Posted: 8/16/17

 

Federal Habeas Clerkship, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
For more information and to apply, e-mail chamber@nyed.uscourts.gov
Posted: 8/15/17

 

Affordable Housing Associate, Nixon Peabody
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.nixonpeabody.com/careers
Posted: 8/15/17

 

Division of Social Justice, Labor Bureau, Assistant Attorney General, New York State Office of the Attorney General
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Posted: 8/3/17

 

2018 Summer Honors Program, NYC Law Department
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Posted: 8/4/17

 

2018 Entry-Level Attorney Program, NYC Law Department
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Posted: 8/4/17

 

Attorney, Special Federal Litigation Division, NYC Law Department
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Posted: 8/4/17

 

eDiscovery and Records Retention Coordinator, New York City Council
For more information and to apply, e-mail recruiter250b@yahoo.com
Posted: 8/4/17

 

IP Attache, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
For more information and to apply, visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476181000
Posted: 8/4/17

 

Division of Criminal Justice, Public Integrity Bureau, New York State Office of the Attorney General
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Posted 7/25/17

 

Division of Economic Justice, Antitrust Bureau, Assistant Attorney General, New York State Office of the Attorney General
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Posted 7/25/17

 

Senior Staff Attorney, Volunteers of Legal Service
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Posted 7/25/17

 

Staff Attorney, Volunteers of Legal Service
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Posted 7/25/17

 

Staff Attorney, Urban Justice Center
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Posted 7/25/17

 

Program Manager, Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A
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Posted 7/25/17

 

Division of Criminal Justice, Executive Deputy Attorney General, New York State Office of the Attorney General
Click here www.ag.ny.gov and use reference DCJ_EDAG _NYC_3115
Posted 7/25/17

 

Assistant Corporation Counsel, Tort Division, NYC Law Department
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Posted 7/28/17

 

Assistant Corporation Counsel, Economic Development Division, NYC Law Department
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Posted 7/28/17

 

Federal Habeas Clerkship, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of NY
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Posted 7/31/17

 

Immigration Staff Attorney, Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
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Posted 7/31/17

 

Immigration Supervision Attorney, Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project
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Posted 7/31/17

 

Division of Criminal Justice, Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau, Assistant Attorney General, New York State Office of the Attorney General
Click here www.ag.ny.gov and use reference CEFC_NYC_AAG_3042 for more information
Posted 7/31/17

 

Division of Criminal Justice, Criminal Enforcement and Financial Crimes Bureau, Auto Insurance Fraud Unit, Assistant Attorney General, New York State Office of the Attorney General
Click here www.ag.ny.gov and use reference AIFU_NYC_AAG_3041 for more information
Posted 7/31/17