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Associate General Counsel


Recruitment #24-005483-0014


The Maryland Public Service Commission (“MDPSC”) Office of General Counsel seeks a full-time Attorney to provide legal and policy advice to the Commission on a wide array of matters related to the regulation of gas, electric, transportation, telecommunications and other industries.

This Special Appointment position serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority (“the Commission”).




6 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

To provide assistance, legal and policy advice to the Commission and represent the Commission in connection with legal proceedings involving the Commission which are pending in State or Federal Courts or before certain Federal agencies or the General Assembly.


Excellent writing, verbal, and communications skills are required to perform the duties of this position, which include:
Providing analysis, advice and support to the Commission on matters pending before it and on matters before
        other State and federal regulatory agencies;
Reviewing, evaluating and providing analysis of applications, transactional documents, testimony and
        pleadings submitted to the Commission;
Preparing draft Commission orders;
Providing oral and written briefings on matters of interest to the Commission;
Litigating cases in State and federal courts, and appearing before federal regulatory agencies.


Education: A Juris Doctorate degree or equivalent degree from an ABA-accredited school of law.

Experience: Five years of legal experience.


Candidates must be admitted to the Maryland Bar.

Candidates not admitted to the Maryland Bard at the time of application, must be admitted at the time of appointment.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.


The evaluation may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

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