The Office of the Attorney General is seeking a qualified attorney to join the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Division, Health Care Fraud and Elder Abuse Section. We offer the challenge and opportunity of public service, a professional team environment, and competitive salary and benefits. This position will work out of the Virginia Attorney General’s Office in Richmond, Virginia.
ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL (00382)
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
CRIMINAL JUSTICE & PUBLIC SAFETY DIVISION
HEALTH CARE FRAUD AND ELDER ABUSE SECTION
MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT
DUTIES: The attorney, based in Richmond, will serve as a litigator in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (Civil) handling civil fraud matters involving health care providers participating in the Virginia Medicaid Program. Responsibilities include investigation of whistleblower lawsuits filed under the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act involving analysis of Medicaid claims data, significant document review, and witness interviews. In addition to civil litigation, the position may be utilized to support parallel proceedings coordinated with federal law enforcement. Responsibilities also include all aspects of litigation and settlement. Employment is conditioned upon a favorable completion of a background investigation. The selected applicant must be able to secure and maintain an appointment as a Special Assistant United States Attorney.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited law school and be admitted to the Virginia State Bar. Excellent analytical, writing, and interpersonal communication skills are required as evidenced by writing sample and references. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Experience handling matters involving health care, and health care law will also be considered. Travel requirements will vary depending on the needs of the case.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates with one to three years of civil litigation experience preferred. Candidates with demonstrated proficiency with using electronic discovery platforms, including Relativity are preferred.
SALARY: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
TO APPLY: Please apply on-line at http://jobs.virginia.gov. Veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by August 26, 2022.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UPON REQUEST