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New York Regional Solicitor’s Office Virtual Hiring Event

November 3, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


Interested in using your trial skills to advance worker protections on behalf of the federal government?


Eager for a broad range of civil litigation experience?


Looking for work-life balance as a litigator?


Seeking mission-driven colleagues and an inclusive office culture?

The New York Regional Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of Labor is hiring trial attorneys!

In collaboration with the Metropolitan Black Bar Association and the New York Chapter of the Howard Law School Alumni Association, the New York Regional Solicitor’s Office (SOL) will be hosting a virtual recruiting event on Thursday, November 3, 2022 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. EST. Please join us on Microsoft Teams: SOL recruiting event link.

At this event, you will have the opportunity to hear from the Regional Solicitor and three experienced attorneys about the federal statutes we enforce, our litigation and trial work, and office culture, and to ask questions. We will discuss why an SOL trial attorney position is a great opportunity for experienced attorneys who want to continue litigating, while engaging in meaningful impactful work, with work-life balance and a competitive public service salary.

The New York SOL job posting link on USAJobs (https://www.usajobs.gov/) will be circulated by e-mail on October 24 when the application goes live, and the announcement will have more information about the position and how to apply. We anticipate the application deadline will be November 14, 2022.

Below is general background about our office, and additional information can be found on our website at https://www.dol.gov/sol/regions/ny.htm.


Overview of the New York Regional Solicitor’s Office of the U.S. Department of Labor

The New York Regional Solicitor’s Office, located in lower Manhattan, litigates civil cases in federal and administrative courts in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. On behalf of the Secretary of Labor, the New York Regional Solicitor’s Office enforces federal worker protection statutes related to worker safety and health, minimum wage and overtime, anti-discrimination laws pertaining to federal contractors, pension plans and employee benefits, among other areas of work.

Attorneys are responsible for the analysis, preparation, and litigation of cases brought in the region by the Secretary of Labor. Attorneys prepare discovery requests and responses; conduct depositions; draft pleadings, legal memoranda, and briefs; and appear before federal district courts and administrative tribunals to argue motions and try cases. Attorneys also coordinate with DOL agencies at the investigation stage to help develop strategic and impactful cases for litigation.

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters an inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility, and fairness so that all individuals can participate and contribute to their full potential. DOL’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy can be found at https://www.dol.gov/sol/jobs/.


If you are interested in receiving future communications about New York SOL job opportunities and/or events, please email us at NYSOL-recruitment@dol.gov.


November 3, 2022
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm


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