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Attorney General Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$175,386 (USD)

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The average pay for an Attorney General is $175,386 a year and $84 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Attorney General is between $120,971 and $218,748. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Attorney General. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Advises, consults, litigates and performs trial work, and carries out the legal processes necessary to effect the rights, privileges, and obligations of the organization.
  • Studies Constitution, statues, decisions, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Gathers evidence and information for management decision making.
  • Prepares and reviews various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, etc.
  • Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.
  • Examines material, such as advertisements, publications, etc., for legal implications, advising officials of proposed legislation that might affect the organization.
  • Applies for copyrights or registration of the organization's products, processes, devices, and trademarks, advising whether to initiate or defend law suits.
  • Conducts pretrial preparations and defends the organization in lawsuits.
  • Advises officials on tax matters, government regulations, and/or legal rights.
  • Represents the company before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of the government.
  • Requires completion of law school with an LLB degree or JD degree and admission to the bar.
Attorney General Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

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Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
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Attorney General Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Assistant Attorney General - Section Chief - Labor Bureau (NYC)
May 19
New York, NY, USA
New York State Civil Service
A two (2) year commitment upon being hired is a condition of employment. ## Duties Description The Labor Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General is seeking an experienced attorney ...
Assistant Attorney General - Litigation Bureau - Court Administration & Regulatory Enforcement (NYC)
Apr 21
New York, NY, USA
New York State Civil Service
... Attorney General (OAG) is seeking an experienced litigator to serve in the New York City office. The Litigation Bureau represents the State of New York and its agencies and officers in federal and ...
May 15
New York, NY, USA
Global Healthcare Group
The Office of the Attorney General, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005 Work Shift: Monday to Friday for 8:30 am to 5 pm. Assignment Duration: 06/01/2019 to 12/01/2019. End date may be extended.
Legislative Officer/OPRA
May 7
Newark, NJ, USA
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, ability to communicate effectively with general public, news media and various professionals such as lawyers; * Detail oriented with strong ...
Mandarin-Speaking Paralegal
Mar 4
Wang Law Office, PLLC
She worked on claims against the government at the NYS Attorney General's Office. She has acted as the Asian American Affairs Liaison for the Manhattan Borough President and former Congressman Gary ...
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