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Careers with OGC

The Office of General Counsel offers a wide range of employment opportunities to attorneys in all stages of their legal careers. From recent law school graduates to seasoned practitioners, we invite lawyers at any level of practice to join the OGC team and experience firsthand the rewards of working for Pennsylvania's Law Firm.

OGC offers the qualified and motivated lawyer a legal practice that is exciting, challenging, and rewarding. It is the practice of public service law that is unmatched by virtually anything in the private sector.

We seek lawyers who are well-rounded, enthusiastic, creative, and dedicated to client service. We value good judgment, integrity, personality, and interpersonal skills.

Paralegals and professional assistants, among others, form important parts of the OGC team. OGC's Professional Support staff is a key contributor to its success. There are numerous support staff opportunities available at OGC for intelligent and motivated individuals. The work is challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. We hope you will consider joining the OGC team.

Available Positions

If there are any positions available, they are posted on our LinkedIn page, on the state employment website - Employment (, and below.  Please  let us know if you are interested in any of the posted and open opportunities, as we are currently unable to accept applications that are general in nature It is helpful if attorney applicants are direct in their interest for our posted positions. 

​Application Status
Department of Community and Economic Development​
Assistant Counsel 

​​Applications currently being accepted
​​Department of Transportation 
  • General Law Division (Harrisburg) –​ 3 positions
  • Highway Construction & Claims Division (Harrisburg) – 1 position
  • Pittsburgh Regional Office – 1 position

Assistant Counsel

​Applications accepted through December 2, 2022
​Department of Environmental Protection 
Southeast Regional Office (Norristown)
Attorney 1, 2, or 3

​Applications accepted through November 30, 2022 

How to Apply

If you are interested in employment opportunities within the Office of General Counsel, including OGC offices in various Commonwealth departments and agencies, please email an appropriate cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing sample in one combined PDF (with writing sample of no more than ten pages) to Please be sure to note the specific position you are applying for from the list of open positions above.

The OGC Hiring Committee is responsible for reviewing candidate resumes submitted for consideration of an attorney position, but we ask that you review the available positions that are posted and confirm your specific interest in an available vacancy.