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The West Virginia Attorney General’s Office is accepting applications for a senior-level attorney to be considered for the position of Principal Deputy Solicitor General. Excellent writing and editing skills and appellate and/or administrative law litigation experience required; U.S. Supreme Court or other appellate clerkship strongly preferred. Must be eligible to waive into the WV Bar or willing to pursue state bar membership. This position is based out of Charleston, WV, with potential geographic flexibility within the State on a case-by-case basis.
Responsibilities of the Principal Deputy Solicitor General include working with the Attorney General and Solicitor General to develop strategy for high-profile litigation involving the State of West Virginia and state officers and agencies; editing and some primary drafting for major appellate briefs, administrative comments, and dispositive motions; coordinating multi-state litigation and amicus briefs with other States; and researching and providing strategic advice on other important issues for the State.
All attorneys in the SG group gain significant appellate, administrative, and general litigation experience. The group practices at all levels in state and federal courts, including before the U.S. Supreme Court. Attorneys in the group can expect oral argument experience in the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, as well as opportunities to present argument or second chair in federal appellate courts. The group is a small team, with all attorneys contributing at highly substantive levels.
Applicants should submit their resume, a writing sample, and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, or may reach out to Solicitor General Lindsay See for more information at email@example.com.
To apply for this job email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org