Attorney

Location
Baltimore, Maryland
Posted
Jul 08, 2021
Closes
Aug 12, 2021
Hours
Part Time

Maryland Office of People’s Counsel

Assistant People’s Counsel

Special Appointment

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Interested in advocating for the interests of residential consumers who depend on electricity, gas, telephone, and water services?

The Maryland Office of People’s Counsel (MD OPC) is looking for an energetic, creative attorney with a strong interest in advocacy and corporate accountability to round out its team of talented and committed lawyers and advocates.

MD OPC is an independent state agency that represents the interests of residential utility consumers before the Maryland Public Service Commission, federal agencies, and the appellate courts. The Assistant People’s Counsel will advocate on a variety of utility regulatory matters regarding prices, environmental policies, new technologies and services, corporate structure and accountability, among others.

Qualifications:

The candidate should have excellent analytical, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Consumer protection and administrative litigation experience is a plus. Background in or familiarity with utility regulation, economics, engineering, or accounting will enhance the application. Admission to the Maryland Bar will be required.

To apply:

Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Gail V. Tucker, Program Manager, Office of People’s Counsel, 6 St. Paul Street, Suite2102, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, via email at gail.tucker1@maryland.gov.

Information regarding Maryland State Benefits may be found at www.dbm.maryland.gov.

The Office of the People’s Counsel is an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, or genetic information. OPC is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting individuals who have historically been underrepresented in the practice of law.

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