Los Angeles City Attorney's Office, The Consumer and Workplace Protection Section

POSITION: The Consumer and Workplace Protection Section has an immediate opening for an attorney.

SECTION: The Consumer and Workplace Protection Section protects California consumers by engaging in the civil enforcement and criminal prosecution of violations of consumer and workplace protection laws. The Consumer and Workplace Protection Section prosecutes individuals and businesses that engage in false advertising, financial fraud, and unlawful, deceptive and fraudulent conduct that victimizes consumers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The selected attorney will perform a variety of complex legal duties including evaluating and prosecuting civil and/or criminal cases. Typical duties include, but are not limited to: developing and vertically prosecuting civil enforcement actions (typically pursuant to California Business and Professions Code sections 17200 and 17500); evaluating, filing and vertically prosecuting criminal cases; conducting in-depth investigations and other legal research; negotiating and drafting settlements and restitution plans; developing legislative proposals  and recommendations; interacting with consumer advocates; working with local, state and federal regulatory agencies on investigations and consumer protection projects; participating in training seminars and outreach events; and responding to consumer complaints.

To apply for this job please visit wlala.org.