Assistant Attorney General – Data Privacy and Security Team (4 openings), Office of the Attorney General of Texas, Consumer Protection Division, Dallas-Houston-Austin-San Antonio, Texas

The position will focus on the enforcement of Texas’s privacy laws including the Texas Data Privacy and Security Act (TDPSA). This position involves working collaboratively with Division attorneys and staff, as well as regularly interfacing with division management and regulators. The OAG seeks qualified, self-motivated candidates capable of working in a highly collaborative work environment to handle cases from start to finish, including by issuing Civil Investigative Demands, reviewing documents and evidence, and filing and litigating cases to conclusion.

Detailed Position Description:

This attorney position is for the Data Privacy and Security Team in the Consumer Protection Division (CPD) of the Texas Attorney General’s office and will be based in Houston, Austin, Dallas, or San Antonio.

CPD works to protect Texas consumers and the legitimate business community by investigating fraud and deceptive advertising, filing civil lawsuits to enforce state and federal consumer protection laws, and educating Texans on how to spot and avoid possible scams. The Division has regional offices in Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Houston and San Antonio.

The OAG is a dynamic state agency with over 4,000 employees throughout the State of Texas.  As the State’s law firm, the OAG provides exemplary legal representation in diverse areas of law.  OAG employees enjoy excellent benefits (https://ers.texas.gov/Benefits-at-a-Glance) along with tremendous opportunities to do important work at a large, dynamic state agency making a positive difference in the lives of Texans. Assistant Attorneys General (AAGs) experience the challenge and honor of public service while enjoying a healthy work-life balance; hands-on legal experience; and engaging camaraderie in Austin, the scenic and lively capital of Texas.

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