Assistant Attorney General - Special Prosecutions – Financial Crimes Unit - Chicago
Title: Assistant Attorney General
Division: Special Prosecutions – Financial Crimes Unit – Chicago
The Financial Crimes Prosecution Unit is a specialized prosecution group based in Chicago that investigates and prosecutes a wide range of complex economic crimes throughout Illinois. Those prosecutions include cases involving various types of sophisticated insurance, securities and bank fraud schemes, embezzlement schemes, and public corruption. Cases are received from federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and from county states attorneys.
The candidate should have an in depth knowledge of the principles of criminal law, in general and some knowledge of the statutes used to prosecute various types of white collar crime. The candidate should have two or more years of felony trial experience preferably involving white collar crime. Knowledge of the law of evidence as it relates to privileges is particularly important. Familiarity with grand jury practice and procedure would be a plus. The candidate must be an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois at the time of application and be willing to travel.
Salary: Salaries start at $71,400.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Illinois Attorney General's Office is an equal opportunity employer. The Office considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.