Closing Date: 1st July, 2022

Description:

Summary:
The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for positions in the Fraud Section's FCPA Unit located in Washington, DC. The incumbent will serve as a Trial Attorney in the FCPA Unit and, as such, will independently direct, conduct, and monitor investigations, prepare for and conduct trials, and advise on court filings. Upon accepting an offer of employment, applicants must make a three-year commitment to the Fraud Section.

Duties:
Generally, as a Trial Attorney in the FCPA Unit, the incumbent:
  • In collaboration with unit managers, carries out and fosters effective investigations and prosecutions, including advising on strategy and legal complexities, and developing litigation priorities, policy, and legislative recommendations. Recommends charging decisions and proposes dispositions with regard to assigned cases.
  • Partners with and leads Assistant U.S. Attorneys and attorneys in other federal law enforcement agencies in the development, management and trial of complex white collar and corporate investigations and prosecutions. Engages in all phases of investigation and litigation, including, but not limited to, using the grand jury, using federal investigative tools and handling electronic evidence, advising federal law enforcement agents, using international evidence collection tools, preparing appropriate pleadings, appearing for hearings at all phases of criminal proceedings, and litigating motions and trials before U.S. District Courts across the country.

Requirements:
Conditions of Employment:
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
  • All male applicants born after 12/31/1959 must have registered for the selective service. If selected, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
  • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Qualifications:
Required Qualifications: Interested applicants must possess a J.D., or equivalent, degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and be an active member of the bar in good standing. To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, applicants must have at least five (5) years post J.D. legal experience, one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: independently performing legal analysis; composing pleadings, briefs and other court documents involving unique and/or difficult legal issues in civil or criminal litigation; conducting highly complex civil or criminal litigation; and leading paralegals and support staff.

Preferred Qualifications:
Your qualifications will be further evaluated based upon the following competencies:
  • Experience in supporting, litigating, and supervising federal criminal cases.
  • Experience handling complex white-collar and corporate criminal cases, including bribery and corruption, and/or international criminal matters.
  • Experience conducting investigations of organizations and entities, including corporations, as well as individuals.
  • Trial experience.
  • Experience in U.S. District Court.

Education:
A J.D., or equivalent, degree.

Applicants who possess an equivalent degree rather than a J.D. may be subject to additional review by the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management.

Kindly refer to the below link for a detailed description of the job - https://www.usajobs.gov/job/661651100