Closing Date: 3rd April, 2023


Job Description and Duties
Deputy Attorneys General in the Privacy Unit of the Consumer Protection Section protect the privacy rights of Californians by investigating and prosecuting violations of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other state and federal privacy laws and engaging in policy advocacy, outreach, and education. They also serve as in-house subject matter experts on privacy law. The unit’s work is high profile and often involves emerging and cutting edge issues of privacy law and policy across an array of traditional and emerging industries, and includes collaborations with international, federal, state and local partners. Unit members also support the work of the Consumer Protection Section, in which the Privacy Unit is located, including in cases involving both privacy and general consumer protection issues.

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Special Requirements
  • A fingerprint check will be required.
  • JC-359954 must be clearly stated in the "Examination or Job Title(s) for which you are Applying" section located on page one of your state application.
  • Individuals who are new to state service must have list eligibility in order to gain employment with the California Office of the Attorney General. Process is described at

Please note that appointment to the DAG classifications will be made using the following examinations:
  • Attorney exam – less than 6 years of experience: Attorney Examination
  • DAG III exam– at least 6 years of legal experience: DAG III Examination
  • DAG IV exam– at least 10 years of legal experience: DAG IV Examination

Desirable Qualifications
In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
Applicants should have experience with complex litigation, possess excellent writing and research skills, and be persuasive oral advocates and negotiators. In addition, the ideal applicants are well organized; detail oriented; skilled at working effectively in a team environment and interacting professionally with victims and witnesses, sisteragencies, experts, investigative targets, and other stakeholders. Other attributes we are seeking include the ability to work quickly, efficiently, collaboratively, and withintensity on high-profile cases. The ideal candidates possess one or more of the following attributes; experience with complex litigation, civil or criminal investigation and prosecution, consumer protection and privacy laws.

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