Attorney General Maura Healey is seeking a highly motivated attorney to join her Medicaid Fraud Division as an Assistant Attorney General to handle complex criminal and civil enforcement actions related to allegations of fraud against the state Medicaid program and allegations of abuse and neglect of residents of long-term care facilities.
Primary Duties: Managing a caseload of complex civil and criminal matters with responsibilities including: partnering with federal, state, and civilian investigators to investigate allegations of fraud against the state Medicaid program and allegations of abuse, neglect, and misappropriation of funds occurring in long-term care facilities; drafting administrative demands, civil investigative demands, and grand jury subpoenas; drafting complaints for civil cases and applications for complaints in criminal district court cases; drafting indictments and presenting evidence to grand juries; preparing prosecution memoranda and search warrants; taking and defending depositions; taking civil investigative demand oral testimony; handling pretrial motions and discovery; drafting legal memoranda on motions to dismiss, motions to suppress, motions in limine, and summary judgment motions; conducting settlement and plea negotiations; and conducting bench and jury trials in both civil and criminal courts across the Commonwealth.
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 www.mass.gov/ago/employment 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. You will be required to provide a cover letter and resume to complete your application. The application deadline is April 13, 2021.
Position Requirements: At least three years of civil litigation experience that includes taking depositions of adverse parties, or at least three years of criminal prosecution experience that includes significant experience conducting grand jury investigations and superior court trials is preferred. Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to exercise good judgment and decision making while working within a collaborative team structure. Background and experience in complex civil litigation, health care fraud litigation, and False Claims Act litigation involving pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and Medicare/Medicaid providers preferred. Strong oral and written advocacy skills required. Must be a member of the Massachusetts Bar. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection and commitment to the people and communities we serve, and an interest in supporting a respectful and inclusive work environment.
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:
Stacy Handy, Administrative Assistant
Medicaid Fraud Division
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.
Internal Number: 21-045
About Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General
Attorney General Maura Healey is the chief lawyer and law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In addition, her office is an advocate and resource for the Commonwealth and its residents in many areas, including protecting consumers, combating fraud and corruption, protecting civil rights, and promoting meaningful economic recovery.
The Attorney General’s Office is organized into six Bureaus: Executive; Criminal; Energy & Environment; Government; Health Care & Fair Competition; and Public Protection & Advocacy. Each bureau is divided into divisions and teams. These Bureaus and Divisions have distinct missions but work closely together to ensure the Attorney General’s Office provides the highest level of public protection.