Company: Office of the Massachusetts Attorney General

Job description:

Managing Attorney
Energy & Environment Bureau
Energy & Ratepayer Advocacy Division

Pursuant to G.L. c. 12, § 11E, the Energy & Ratepayer Advocacy Division (ERAD) advocates on behalf of the customers of Massachusetts’ electric, gas, and water companies. ERAD’s mission includes holding utility companies accountable for providing just and reasonable rates; advocating for a smart, cost-effective, and equitable clean energy transition; and protecting consumers from predatory energy companies.

Primary Duties: The Managing Attorney will work with the Division Chief and Deputy Chief to oversee the work of ERAD. The responsibilities will include both administrative and substantive legal matters. The Managing Attorney will assist the Division Chief and Deputy Chief in assigning cases and in supervising ERAD Assistant Attorneys General and Analysts. The Managing Attorney will supervise particular areas of ERAD’s work, lead teams within the Division to tackle complex litigation, investigations, and other priority projects, as well as develop and lead policy initiatives and take responsibility for certain administrative tasks for the management team. In addition, the Managing Attorney will maintain an active caseload.

Position Requirements: Minimum of eight years of relevant litigation experience, including significant experience in connection with the regulation of electric, gas, and/or water companies, and experience as a lead and/or co-lead for regulatory or administrative law cases, is required of all candidates. Candidates must be a member of the Massachusetts bar. Candidates must have the ability to oversee multiple complex and challenging matters and must have demonstrated sound judgment and decision-making skills. Candidates should have demonstrated an ability to work effectively with others. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a connection to the people and communities we serve, including historically marginalized communities, and an interest in supporting a respectful and inclusive work environment. Familiarity with appellate procedure is desirable.

Position Type: Full-Time/Exempt

Salary: $116,008

Application Process: To apply for this position, visit the AGO website at 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. Our current hybrid model includes some remote workdays for most positions.

Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We will gladly assist applicants in need of an accommodation. For assistance, contact the Human Resources Division at (617) 963-2041.

Inquiries regarding position & status may be made to:
Mary Berner, Administrative Assistant
Energy & Ratepayer Advocacy Division
(617) 963-2861

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.

Job type: Full Time

Fully remote: Hybrid

Salary range: 116,008

Location: Boston – MA Massachusetts