Closing Date: 3rd June, 2022

Description:

About Us:
The Ohio Attorney General's Office has played a vital role in shaping Ohio's past and present and the work it does today helps chart the state's future. The office consists of nearly 30 distinct sections that advocate for consumers and victims of crime, assist the criminal justice community, provide legal counsel for state offices and agencies, and enforce certain state laws. In these and other capacities, staff members interact with tens of thousands of Ohioans each year.

The Ohio Attorney General's Office, Antitrust Section is currently seeking an experienced, licensed attorney with a passion for public service to join its team. Our Antitrust Assistant Attorneys General work both independently and in teams to ensure that citizens and local governments alike can operate within a fair and competitive marketplace by enforcing state and federal antitrust laws. The person hired for this position will have a unique opportunity to protect Ohioan while working alongside other states, the Federal Trade Commission, and/or the U.S. Department of Justice as we grapple with unique issues in nationwide complex litigation. The successful candidate will have:
  • A minimum of 3 years of litigation experience, preferably commercial litigation
  • Deposition experience
  • E-discovery experience/knowledge
  • Experience in negotiations

This position will work a hybrid in-person/remote schedule. There may be changes to this schedule based on training and operational needs. The headquarter location is 30 E. Broad St., Columbus.

What's in It for You:
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage
Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee's salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation
The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio pursuant to Section 4705.01 of the Ohio Revised Code
  • 3 years of litigation experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Commercial litigation experience
  • Complex litigation experience
  • Deposition experience
  • E-discovery experience/knowledge
  • Experience in negotiations
  • Previous Antitrust experience or coursework