Assistant People's Counsel II

Maryland Office of People's Counsel   Baltimore, MD   Full-time     Legal
Posted on February 19, 2021

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 a minimum of three years of litigation experience and 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, Administrator, Office of People’s Counsel, 6 St. Paul Street, Suite 2102, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, via email at gail.tucker1@maryland.gov.


Completed applications must be received by close of business on Friday, March 5, 2021. Information regarding Maryland State Benefits may be found at www.dbm.maryland.gov.


MARYLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO RECRUITING,
RETAINING, AND PROMOTING EMPLOYEES WHO ARE REFLECTIVE OF THE STATE’S DIVERSITY.


Maryland Office of People's Counsel

6 St. Paul Street, Suite 2102
Baltimore , MD