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Assistant U. S. Attorney Positions

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York seeks to hire diverse, talented and dedicated attorneys for its Criminal and Civil Divisions who share the following attributes:  an excellent academic background, significant litigation experience, strong communication and analytical abilities, sound judgment and a sincere and demonstrated commitment to public service.  Requirements vary according to the needs of the Office, but generally at least three years of relevant post-J.D. legal work experience is required, such as work in a judicial clerkship, law firm, non-profit organization or other state or federal government office.  If hired, applicants are expected to serve in the Office for at least three years, although Assistant U. S. Attorneys typically remain in the Office for longer terms.

If you are interested in obtaining a position as an Assistant U. S. Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, please send a single PDF containing your cover letter, resume, a completed signed application, writing sample, a copy of your certificate of good standing, and a copy of your transcripts to the following address:

                For Civil AUSA applications:  USANYE-CivilAUSAResumes@usdoj.gov

                For Criminal AUSA applications: USANYE-CrimAUSAResumes@usdoj.gov

Applicants should also send their original Certificate of Good Standing and Transcripts to the Following address:

Executive Specialist Korin Sutton
Re: AUSA Application
United States Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of New York
271 Cadman Plaza East
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201

All letters of recommendation and cover letters should be addressed as follows:

Executive Assistant United States Attorney Judith A. Philips
United States Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of New York
271 Cadman Plaza East
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201

Applications for attorney positions are accepted year-round. 

Please contact Executive Specialist Korin Sutton at 718-254-6065 with any questions about the application process.

Click here to download AUSA application in pdfClick here to download AUSA application in pdf

Click here to download information regarding potential conflicts of interest (PDF)Click here to download AUSA application in pdf

Updated April 19, 2022

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