800 4th Street SW, No. N517 Washington, DC 20024
Phone: 240-421-6395 E-mail: email@example.com
Disability EEO Attorney
Job Tracking ID: 85436-304146
Job Location: Arlington, VA
Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
Level of Education: Doctoral Degree
Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated: 06/01/2020
Years of Experience: 5+
Knowesis, Inc. has been providing data-driven decisions and solutions to our federal clients since 2007. Our highly qualified, customer-focused professionals are committed to providing information and advice to enable client success through holistic, thorough, thoughtful, and aligned approaches. Our clients leverage these capabilities to support their key business functions.
Knowesis is currently seeking an experienced Disability EEO Attorney to support the efforts of the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI), Equal Employment Opportunity, Military Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Provide subject matter expertise in the applicable disability laws, Executive Orders, Department of Defense (DoD) Issuances, and regulations.
Provide disability expertise to update and modernize DoD Disability Rules and Instruction/s which will replace existing DoD Disability Non-Discrimination Issuance/s (DoD 1020.DD Unlawful Discrimination on the Basis of Disability in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance from, or Conducted by, the DoD).
Develop compliance and technical assistance materials and database management systems to support DoD's Disability Regulations, Issuance, Policy, and Complaint Management Responsibilities, and Procedures to ensure compliance with, and enforcement of, the Architectural Barriers Act and Section 504 & 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
Support the development of exemplary disability policies, and practices to ensure the implementation of the DoD Issuance and other disability nondiscrimination laws, regulations, and policies.
Provide subject matter expertise to support the DoD Disability Nondiscrimination Instruction complaint resolution process for resolving complaints.
Assist the Director to formulate and develop concepts to support equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion, including the development of the Disability Program Annual Report.
Develop support materials for DoD Issuances, and official memorandums and correspondence that are in compliance with applicable disability-related laws, rules, regulations, and existing DoD policies.
Experience and Skills
DoD experience to include Agency Disability, EEO & Affirmative Action experience
5+ years of demonstrated DoD disability expertise implementing Federal disability EEO & affirmative Action programs including Title V of the Rehabilitation Act & Architectural Barriers Act.
3 years' experience in Federal Disability EEO complaint management specifically managing Title V/ABA programs & procedures, including but not limited to analyzing Reports of Investigation & drafting Final Administrative Decisions to ensure legal sufficiency and DoD leadership approval.
3 years of "DoD Business Acumen" experience including DoDI & Regulation processing, & experience with DoD style guide.
Adept at presenting clear, concise, factual reports free from political conclusions or any judgment of individual journalist(s) and free of grammatical errors or misspellings. Writing meets college bachelor's degree standards for English grammar, spelling, and composition.
Highly proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint) and MS Outlook for EMAIL and calendaring on the DoD network.
Education: Juris Doctorate Degree
Government Security Clearance: Must have an active DoD Secret clearance
This position requires on-site work for all or a portion of the work to be performed. The successful candidate will reside in the local area or relocate within 15 days of the start date. No relocation is authorized.
Knowesis, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Here is the link to apply: https://knowesis-inc.submit4jobs.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=85436.viewjobdetail&CID=85436&JID=304146&frame=1
Senior Litigation Attorney
The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights
The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights invites applications for the position of full- time Senior Litigation Attorney. The applicant can work in any one of the Young Center’s eight program sites: Los Angeles, Phoenix, Houston, Harlingen, San Antonio, Chicago, Washington DC, or New York City.
The Senior Litigation Attorney will join the Young Center’s policy team, reporting to the Policy Director, and will oversee our involvement in litigation that challenges policies, practices, or cases that undermine the best interests of immigrant children and youth facing removal from the United States, as well as children and youth who face permanent separation from parents and caregivers who face removal. The Senior Litigation Attorney will identify opportunities to engage in litigation, serve as the point of contact for organizations filing or coordinating litigation, and developing content for submission in cases at the trial and appellate level. The Senior Litigation Attorney will also work closely with the Policy Team in research and developing challenges to policies and proposed regulations, particularly those that impact children’s right to fair proceedings before they are removed from the United States or those that would result in children’s permanent separation from parents and family members who face removal.
ABOUT THE YOUNG CENTER:
The Young Center is dedicated to promoting the best interests—safety and well-being—of unaccompanied and separated immigrant children in the United States. The immediate focus of the Young Center’s work is to serve as Child Advocate (guardian ad litem for children in immigration proceedings) for unaccompanied and separated children pursuant to the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act and the 2013 Violence Against Women Act. Our role is to identify and advocate for the best interests of children in federal custody, applying federal and state law and long-recognized principles of the best interests of the child. The Young Center also advocates with legislators, federal agencies and other stakeholders to promote consideration of best interests of the child in all decisions concerning immigrant children and to create a dedicated juvenile immigrant justice system that treats children as children. Young Center is headquartered in Chicago and has programs in Houston, San Antonio, Harlingen, Chicago, New York, Washington DC, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Identify opportunities to engage in litigation that impacts the best interests of immigrant children and youth
• Develop strategies and legal arguments
• Conduct legal research, speak with impacted individuals and other experts, draft declarations, testimony or legal briefs
• Collaborate with colleagues on the policy, communications, and direct service teams
• Serve as primary point of contact for external organization leading litigation efforts
• Research, draft and submit comments for proposed federal regulations
• Provide trainings and webinars for Young Center staff, supporters and donors
• Develop and maintain system to track involvement in litigation and all related electronic and paper files
• Other duties as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Juris doctor degree and active licensure in good standing in at least one state, and membership in at least one federal district court
• Prior federal court litigation experience
• Commitment to civil rights litigation
• Excellent writing and editing skills
• Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively
• Creative thinking and problem-solving skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Tech savvy
• Passion, tenacity and optimism for the issues affecting immigrant children and their families
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Candidates with four or more years of federal litigation experience preferred
• Spanish language fluency, or fluency in another language frequently spoken by children and families facing removal (e.g., Mandarin, Urdu, Arabic, French)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physical demands include regular attendance; keyboarding; sitting for long periods (at least 5 hours a day); driving. Ability to use computer, telephone, and copy machine. Ability to travel by plane, car and other conveyances within U.S. Occasional lifting for event setup/preparation.
The Young Center is an "at-will" and equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and actively seeks a diverse applicant pool. Young Center encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, or veterans’ status. Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.
Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please apply on the Young Center website with a cover letter, resume and three references. Only complete applications will be considered.
To learn more about the Young Center’s work, please visit www.TheYoungCenter.org.
Here is the link to apply: https://www.dcjobs.com/apply/add/42452877/1
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms is seeking to add additional attorneys to existing and future discovery document review projects in our Washington DC office.
The Morgan Lewis eData team delivers innovation and efficiency across all of the discovery and information governance challenges our clients face.
Using the best of technology and mobility, we have the global capacity to provide end-to-end discovery and information governance anywhere on the planet.
Our unique hybrid team of lawyers and technologists serves clients across a wide range of industries and practice areas.
Our mission is to combine great lawyering with technology and process to deliver real efficiency and value to clients.
See more at: https://www.morganlewis.com/services/edata#sthash.IVeVIVOA.dpuf
Performs document review and other project level support including making redactions, privilege logging, and assisting with witness and deposition preparation
Supports due diligence and contract management process by reviewing all different types of contracts and agreements to extract out key information
Supports information governance projects by reviewing and revising record retention policies and schedules
Provides support, as necessary, to eData Associates (e.g. performing database searches, batching of documents, preparing status reports)
Bachelor's degree (B.A); Juris Doctorate (J.D)
Bar Membership: Provide proof of an active bar membership in the District of Columbia, as well as proof of good standing.
Previous formal discovery document review experience (at least 1 project) including experience with document review platforms
Experience reviewing and revising existing record retention policies, as well as performing legal research to identify retention periods for specific record types
Experience reviewing, analyzing and extracting information from all different types of contracts
Self-starter; able to work independently with strong planning and organizational skills
Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to develop relationships with all levels of personnel
Strong client service orientation
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
If you are interested in applying for employment with Morgan Lewis and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please call or email the following contacts: Professional Staff positions - 1-866-963-7137
D.C. Center for Human Rights - Staff Attorney 1
American Bar Association
1050 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, D.C.
During this current situation with COVID-19, the ABA will continue to accept and process applications for job opportunities. We will conduct our recruitment process via alternative means (virtual interviews) for the time being.
The ABA recruits employees seeking opportunities for challenging and substantive work defending liberty and pursuing justice in the U.S. and around the world. The ABA offers competitive employment benefits which include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k), commuter benefits, and more.
The American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights is seeking a staff attorney to join its Justice Defenders Program for a one year legal fellowship. Candidates with substantial experience working on issues pertaining to human rights are encouraged to apply. All applicants must have authorization to work in the United States. The ABA does not sponsor visas.
The Justice Defenders Program provides pro bono legal assistance to human rights advocates working in difficult environments and vulnerable circumstances by:
*Advising on, and raising public awareness of, sensitive trials and cases;
*Connecting pro bono lawyers with requisite expertise with local lawyers to provide advice on international law standards, share best practices, and assist in developing advocacy and litigation strategies; and
*Observing trials that have garnered local, regional, or international attention and/or have the potential of changing the law, for better or worse, within the country, and providing analysis of those trials.
The Justice Defenders Program's global reach enables it to help human rights defenders in virtually any country. The Program is sensitive to varied political and factual circumstances and its assistance is tailored to realities on the ground. With experienced staff and a dynamic network of pro bono lawyers at the ready, the Program can respond rapidly to acute crises or take on long-term projects as needed.
The staff attorney will report directly to the Deputy Director of the Justice Defenders Program.
Responsibilities shall include:
1)Case Management: The staff attorney shall assist regional staff attorney leads in vetting potential cases, conduct preliminary assessments of legal issues, support regional staff attorneys in the observation of trials and the coordination of the provision of pro bono legal assistance.
2)Research and Writing: The staff attorney will provide support to regional staff attorneys by conducting legal and other research and writing memoranda, and articles,including for publication. The staff attorney shall analyze laws, regulations, policies, and court rules and provide substantive advice and information to the regional attorneys to whom they report.
3)Other duties as assigned: The staff attorney will support regional staff attorneys in a range of duties relating to case strategy, management, advocacy and other matters regarding the execution of case work.
The successful candidate(s) must have:
JD and bar admission in at least one jurisdiction; 0-3 years legal experience; Outstanding communication skills, excellent organization skills and ability to exercise independent judgment. May occasionally conduct attorney trainings and/or plan/host conferences
Compensation shall be commensurate with experience.
Here is the link to apply: https://usr58.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/aba/Posting/View/1105
Air Line Pilots Association
Tysons, Va./McLean, Va.
The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 63,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Attorney for our Tysons (McLean), Virginia office. Under minimal direct supervision, the Attorney provides legal representation and legal advice to ALPA, its officers, committees, governing bodies, and members. S/he represents the Association in federal and state court litigation at the trial and appellate levels, at administrative agencies, and in arbitration. The position requires competence in the substantive and procedural aspects of such litigation.
S/he provides legal advice and counsel to pilot leaders at all levels of the Association including National Officers, Master Executive Councils (MECs), ALPA Committees, and Governing Bodies. This advice includes a wide range of legal matters in various areas of legal expertise including labor law, especially the Railway Labor Act and the Landrum-Griffin Act; various employment discrimination laws; and, the federal aviation statutes. S/he may also provide advice on questions of Association policy.
At times, issues may be time-sensitive and of critical importance to the Association. Working in coordination with other departments and committees, s/he will be relied upon to make recommendations regarding the actions that should be taken in each situation. Travel, at times on short notice, is required.
Local, national, and international travel: 20 - 40%.
Juris Doctor (JD) from an approved school of law required.
Member in good standing of the Bar.
Five (5) or more years of related experience in labor and/or aviation law practice and litigation required, seven (7) or more years preferred. At management discretion, significant and in-depth, directly applicable, labor and/or litigation experience may be substituted for some of the above requirements.
Judicial clerkship or other relevant government experience strongly preferred.
Analytical and oral advocacy skills required.
Comprehensive knowledge of labor law and/or aviation law required.
Current knowledge and experience in federal and state court litigation and arbitration/mediation required.
Knowledge of aviation statutes and administrative proceedings strongly preferred.
Labor law expertise including, especially the Railway Labor Act and the Landrum-Griffin Act, strongly preferred.
Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate long-term endeavors.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots.
Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to formulate decisions and/or solve problems, under time pressure and urgent conditions.
Experience using online legal research, Westlaw or the equivalent, preferred.
Software: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint preferred.
Here is the link to apply: https://jobs-alpa.icims.com/jobs/1339/attorney/job?needsRedirect=false
District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities
The mission of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities is to provide grant funds, programs and educational activities that encourage diverse artistic expressions and learning opportunities, so that all District of Columbia residents and visitors can experience the rich culture of our city.
The Attorney Advisor position is located within the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. Incumbent will provide expert legal advice and conduct extensive reviews of various legal documents; and provides statements of reasons, drafts letters, memoranda, and recommendations. Consult management and supervisors on legalities that affect their organization's mission and provide clarification of policies, statutes and legislation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The incumbent will review and evaluate existing statutes and regulations to determine the need for new regulations or amendments or new administrative and enforcement procedures; and recommends changes and drafts new legislation and amendments of the same as needed. Will review cases and documents to ensure support of legal position.
Represents the agency in hearings, and prepares necessary documentation to support cases. Assists the Office and/or the Office of the Attorney General with litigation. Confers with, and incorporates the concerns of District Government officials, members of administrative bodies, and officials outside the District Government regarding actions taken against the District of Columbia. Keeps abreast of changes in laws and regulations related to the function of programs and recommends appropriate courses of action.
Qualification and Education:
Must possess a LLB or Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) at the time of appointment.
Must have at least two (2) years of post J.D. professional legal experience.
Licenses and Certification
Must be an active member in good standing of the District of Columbia Bar or have the ability to waive in and be admitted within 360 days of appointment. An appointee to the Legal Service position shall remain a member in good standing of the District of Columbia Bar during his/her employment in the Legal Service.
The work is performed in an office setting, which has adequate light, heat and ventilation.
Pay Plan, Series and Grade: LA-0905-12
Salary Range: $86,366 - $112,286; based on funding
Collective Bargaining Unit: This position is not covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Position Designation: This position is designated as Security Sensitive; the incumbent will be subject to enhanced suitability screening pursuant to Chapter 4 of DC personnel regulations, Suitability.
Here is the link to apply: https://careers.dc.gov/psc/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=10780&PostingSeq=1
U.S. Postal Service
External Publication for Job Posting 10440974
Job Posting Period: 06/23/2020 - 07/27/2020
475 LENFANT PLZ SW WASHINGTON, DC 20260-0004
GRADE: U - 01
FLSA DESIGNATION: Exempt OCCUPATION CODE: 0905-4034 NON-SCHEDULED DAYS: Saturday/Sunday HOURS: 08:00 A.M. to 05:00 P.M.
SALARY RANGE: 90,900.00 - 171,450.00 USD Annually
FINANCE NUMBER: 102635
BENEFIT INFORMATION: The salary will be based on previous experience, salary history, and current postal pay policies. We offer excellent benefits including health and life insurance, retirement plan, savings/investment plan with employer contribution, flexible spending, flextime scheduling of core work hours, annual and sick leave.
The Inspection Service criminal background check is conducted using United States information resources only (e.g., FBI fingerprint check, state and county checks). A criminal background check involves a 5-year inquiry for any location where the individual has resided, worked or gone to school within the United States or its territories. As a result of this limitation, the criminal background checks of individuals who have not resided in the United States or its territories for the preceding 5-years may not be considered complete. The Inspection Service may be able to process inquiries for U.S. Citizens only, but only if their time spent out of the country was spent as: a trailing spouse or dependent of someone working for the U.S. government (military or civilian), a missionary, a student attending school in a foreign country, a Peace Corps participant, or as an employee of a U.S.-based employer/company. If the Inspection Service is unable to perform a complete background check because of residency outside the United States, such individuals will be ineligible for Postal employment.
Provides representation and advice to Postal Service officials involving the interpretation of statutes, regulations, contracts, and precedents; as well as, presentation of cases before administrative bodies and federal courts in a general area of the law.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Conducts legal research and prepares written material for use in representing the Postal Service and advising postal management officials.
2. Participates in conferences necessary to representing or advising Postal Service officials.
3. Directly advises postal management officials or represents the Postal Service in legal matters involving outside parties. 4. Prepares replies to inquiries from Congress, government agencies, and the public.
5. Prepares opinions, memoranda, decisions, regulations, testimonies, or formal filings in proceedings in which the Postal Service is a party.
SUPERVISION: Manager of unit to which assigned.
1. Ability to prepare pretrial briefs, motions, pleadings, responses and other documents to present the issues independently with little or no direct supervision.
2. Ability to provide legal advice and services with respect to regulations, practices, or other legal matters, and formulate opinions involving the analysis and interpretation of federal, state and local laws.
3. Ability to litigate cases before administrative bodies and federal courts.
4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to include the ability to negotiate with third parties on behalf of clients and prepare legal documents and presentations.
5. Ability to conduct legal research to gather and interpret information and ensure accuracy of details; using resources such as internal and external documents, archives, electronic databases, and interviews.
6. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: To be eligible for the Attorney position, you must possess a Juris Doctor from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
7. SPECIAL CONDITION: Qualified applicants must be a current member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Bar Association.
8. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: At least 3 years of experience in legal practice, of which one year of the experience requirement may be met through the completion of a judicial clerkship if completed by the time of hire. The clerkship must be documented in the applicant's resume.
Qualified applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screening to meet the U.S. Postal Service's requirement to be drug free. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status.
Here is the link to Apply: https://wp1-ext.usps.gov/sap/bc/webdynpro/sap/hrrcf_a_candidate_registration?PARAM=cG9zdF9pbnN0X2d1aWQ9MDA1MDU2QUU1QTNCMUVFQUFEQjRERDI5OTMxMEE4MTk%3d&sap-theme=Custom_tradeshow_2&sap-client=010&sap-language=EN&sap-theme=Custom_tradeshow_2#
Associate General Attorney
Institute for Defense Analyses
The Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA) is a Federally-Funded Research and Development Center supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies. IDA’s mission is to provide objective analyses of national security issues and related national challenges, particularly those requiring extraordinary scientific and technical expertise. IDA takes great pride in the high caliber and timeliness of its analyses, which are produced in an atmosphere that encourages collaboration, independent thinking, and objective results.
The Associate General Counsel provides legal representation, offers advice on legal matters and performs legal research for the benefit of the institution including, but not limited to, regulatory compliance, contracts, and corporate governance, property interests, and government regulations. Responsible for managing compliance with and conducting reviews of matters related to IDA’s corporate code of conduct.
In collaboration with the General Counsel, ensures IDA adherence to all applicable laws and regulations.
Performs legal research for the benefit of the institution.
Advises and counsels on legal matters as requested/directed by the General Counsel. In areas so defined, stays abreast of new developments, drafts assorted instruments, and offers recommendations to accomplish corporate objectives. In areas where lead responsibility is in one of the directorates, works closely and cooperatively with the relevant staff.
Oversees responsibility for compliance with the Institute’s code of conduct. Conducts internal reviews of issues related to the code of conduct. Provides training, briefings, education program, and other related information/reading materials.
Represents IDA in litigation and related legal proceedings. In coordination with the General Counsel, manages day-to-day interactions with and assignments to outside counsel.
Establishes and maintains effective system of documenting IDA compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, including employment matters, export controls, and human subjects research.
Other duties as assigned.
Juris Doctorate (JD) degree and 5 years of relevant legal experience to include at least 3 years in compliance-related area of private legal practice (experience with internal investigations, employment matters, export controls, and/or human subjects research preferred but not required).
Admission to at least one US state bar (and admitted to/eligible for admission to practice law in Virginia).
Ability to analyze data and reports and to interpret government regulations and written regulatory guidance and apply them to everyday situations.
Strong interpersonal, communications and writing skills.
Ability to work independently.U.S. Citizenship is required
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required
Here is the link to apply: https://chu.tbe.taleo.net/chu01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=INSTITUTEDA&cws=39&rid=1612&source=Glassdoor
Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI seeks experienced and highly qualified attorneys to join the Office of the General Counsel (OGC). The OGC provides legal advice to the entire FBI on a wide range of substantive issues. The OGC works closely with other offices of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and other members of the Intelligence Community. OGC also assists the FBI in forming partnerships with other federal, state, local and international agencies, as well as private-sector entities, in support of FBI operations.Applicants must possess a JD degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (or have an LLM degree or other graduate law degree in addition to a JD) and be an active member of the bar (in any U.S. jurisdiction).As an Office of the General Counsel (OGC) Attorney, you will serve as legal counsel for the FBI. The FBI's OGC consists of three branches: Investigative and Administrative Law Branch, National Security and Cyber Law Branch and the Litigation Branch. Your duties and responsibilities will depend on the type of law you practice within each branch. Please visit our postings on the Department of Justice (DOJ) website: https://www.justice.gov/legal-careers to view all of our current vacancies. All three branches are currently hiring with openings in some or all of the following units: Civil Litigation Unit, Employment Law Unit, FOIA Litigation Unit, Fiscal and Contract Law Unit, Privacy and Civil Liberties Unit, Cyber Law Unit, Counterintelligence Law Unit, Counterterrorism Law Unit and the Investigative Law Unit.
Note: Additional postings may be added to the DOJ website periodically.
Specialized Experience - Specific to each unit. Please reference the DOJ postings above.GS-14: Applicants applying for the GS-14 must also have two and a half or more years post-JD attorney experience.
GS-15: Applicants applying for the GS-15 must also have four or more years of post-JD attorney experience.
Here is the link to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/550473400
Bowie State University
Job Posting Number: S233
Position Title: Staff Attorney
Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000
Open Until Filled:
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Under the general supervision of the General Counsel, provide legal advice on a variety of issues arising at a comprehensive university.
• Draft, review and revise contracts, MOUs, affiliation agreements, and other legal documents.
• Create contract templates and other legal forms for use by campus administrators.
• Oversee electronic contract processing system and conduct training sessions with users.
• Manage and update the General Counsel webpage.
• Serve as a point of contact for various units on behalf of the Office of the General Counsel, representing the Office in a manner that promotes collegiality, collaboration, and professionalism.
• Coordinate the development, review and revision of university policies, and maintain the University's policy webpage.
• Prepare responses to subpoenas, requests for public information pursuant to the Maryland Public Information Act and discovery requests.
• Conduct legal research and prepare legal memoranda and correspondence.
• Provide analysis of state and federal laws, cases and regulations.
• Assist in developing and maintaining a framework for implementing and tracking various legal compliance initiatives.
• Provide litigation support including gathering and reviewing documents.
• Attend hearings as necessary.
• Provide training to promote compliance with various laws and university policies.
• Participate in and provide professional staff support to university committees and workgroups as required.
• Assists with special projects as necessary.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.Education: Must have law degree from an accredited law school and licensed in good standing to practice law in state of Maryland (or eligible for admission to practice within six months of employment).
Experience: Two (2) years' significant legal experience, preferably working in a university or comparable in-house environment.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Exceptional analytical and communication skills. Working knowledge of EEO laws; knowledge of the principles and procedures of contract and policy formation; ability to create, compose and edit written materials with meticulous attention to detail; ability to conceptualize projects, prioritize and manage multiple tasks; ability to communicate and work effectively with a range constituencies in a diverse community; strong work ethic and initiative required; ability to work independently, be resourceful and exercise sound judgment; demonstrated organizational skills, problem-solving skills and ability to address difficult and complex issues; strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated courtesy and diplomacy. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion relating to sensitive or privileged information. Unquestionable integrity and a commitment to excellence and customer service. Must have strong computer and technical skills including in familiarity with Microsoft Office. Knowledge of technological trends as they relate to the legal field and experience using legal research databases such as Westlaw and LexisNexis.
Here is the link to apply: https://www.disabledperson.com/jobs/29605354-staff-attorney
Federal Election Commission
This position is located in the Administrative Law Team of the Office of General Counsel (OGC), at the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The FEC regulates the financial aspects of political campaigns for Federal office and administers the public financing of presidential campaigns. The FEC has exclusive jurisdiction over civil enforcement of the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA).
Basic Requirement: You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course . All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.The Administrative Law Team (Admin Law) provides legal support and representation to the Commission and its components on a wide range of legal matters that are not directly related to the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA or the Act). Principal among Admin Law's areas of responsibility are the following: 1) Federal Disclosure Law; 2) Federal Personnel and Labor Law; 3) Equal Employment Opportunity Law; 4) Federal Fiscal and Procurement Law; 5) legal issues relating to the Inspector General; and 6) FBI Liaison. Admin Law is led by the Deputy General Counsel - Administration and the Assistant General Counsel for Administrative Law.
As the Attorney-Adviser in this position, you will:
Write legal reports, memoranda, and briefs.
Deliver oral presentations to the Commission in support of recommended actions.
Make appearances on behalf of the Commission in venues such as the Merit Systems Protection Board, Federal Services Impasse Panel, EEOC, and Office of Special Counsel (OSC).
Negotiate on behalf of the agency with the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU).
Advise agency and managers on federal employment law and labor relations matters.
Process FOIA requests and recommends action to the Commission.
Advise the Commission on all aspects of the Privacy Act.
Reviews agency enforcement matters and internal procedures and prepares them for public dissemination.In order to qualify, you must meet the Basic Requirements and the Experience Requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience. A copy of your unofficial transcripts must be provided with your application.
In addition, you must provide a cover letter of at least two pages summarizing your evidence of the following competencies:
Legal Writing: Writes clear, concise, persuasive legal documents.
Legal Analysis: Researches, analyzes, and explains complex legal issues such as constitutional, jurisdictional, and administrative-law issues.
Administrative Law- Demonstrated experience in general administrative law matters, including Federal sector equal employment, labor, and personnel laws; procurement, fiscal and appropriations law; and laws pertaining to agency disclosure of information, including the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act.
Oral Communication: Experience and demonstrated skill in making effective oral presentations, including experience in making oral arguments before administrative third parties (e.g., arbitrators, administrative law judges) and negotiations.
Planning and Coordinating: Plans and organizes projects or cases; develops strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.We recommend your cover letter include examples that are clear, concise, and emphasize your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of the functions, activities, or services you delivered; level of contacts; the sensitivity and criticality of the issues you addressed, and the results of your actions.
Note: If you are selected at the GS-13 level, you may be promoted without further competition to the GS-14 level once you have served 18 months at the GS-13 level and met performance requirements. Selection at the GS-13 level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
Here is the link to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/570360900
Department of Justice
Salary: $107,807 to $170,800 per year
The Fraud Section investigates and prosecutes complex white-collar criminal cases across the country, as well as internationally, and has responsibility for implementing and coordinating the Department's fraud enforcement policy. This posting is for a Trial Attorney Position in any of the 17 Health Care Fraud Unit Strike Forces. Upon accepting an offer of employment, applicants must make a three-year commitment to the Fraud Section.
The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for term positions in the Fraud Section's Health Care Fraud (HCF) Unit's Strike Forces, including for the Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force. The incumbent will serve as a Trial Attorney in the HCF Unit and, as such, will independently direct, conduct, and monitor investigations, prepare for and conduct trials, and advise on pleadings and other court filings. Upon accepting an offer of employment, applicants must make a three-year commitment to the Fraud Section.
Generally, as a Trial Attorney in the HCF Unit, the incumbent:
Handles the development and management of HCF and prescription opioid prosecutions. Engages in all phases of investigation and litigation, including, but not limited to, the use of grand jury, advising federal law enforcement agents, preparing appropriate pleadings, and litigating motions and trials before U.S. District Courts across the country;
Makes charging decisions and proposes dispositions with regard to assigned cases; and
In collaboration with unit managers, develops and maintains the Section's program to foster effective national investigation and prosecution of HCF and opioid violations, including advising on strategy and legal complexities, and developing litigation priorities, policy and legislative recommendations.Travel Required
75% or less - Domestic travel is required. Applicants living in DC will be expected to travel up to 75% of the time. Applicants living in the Strike Force city will have occasional travel.
Required Qualifications: Interested applicants must possess a J.D. 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.
Grade Specific Qualifications:
To qualify at the GS-14 grade level, applicants must have at least two and a half (2.5) years post J.D. legal experience, one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-13 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: performing legal analysis and formulating recommendations to senior managers; composing pleadings, briefs, and other court documents involving legal issues in civil or criminal litigation; and conducting civil or criminal litigation.
To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, applicants must have at least four (4) 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.
Experience as a criminal prosecutor.
Knowledge of white collar criminal litigation.
Experience in supporting, litigating, and supervising federal or state criminal cases.
Experience in U.S. District Court or state court.
Experience with the federal judiciary.
Experience with healthcare fraud, either civil or criminal, and/or experience with narcotics prosecutions.Education
Here is the link to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567201900
Director of Legal Affairs and Associate General Counsel
Pew Charitable Trusts
The Director is responsible for managing the delivery of risk-informed legal counsel and legally-informed business counsel to Pew’s program, operations, and cross-cutting units regarding complex gifts, grants, collaborations and transactions, and on matters related to fundraising and philanthropy. The position requires significant experience advising section 501(c)(3) organizations on the appropriate structure, documentation, and execution of sophisticated charitable giving vehicles (such as legacy gifts, charitable trusts, and donor-advised funds) and complex transactions and collaborations (such as strategic partnerships, joint ventures and impact investments). The position also requires significant experience advising on laws unique to public charities and philanthropy, including charitable solicitation law, nonprofit corporation law, and federal tax laws regulating charitable giving.
The Director serves as the principal legal liaison to Pew’s Institutional Partnerships department and leads a small team of attorneys that supports the structuring, negotiation, and execution of complex transactions and partnerships and advises Pew on matters related to fundraising.
This position reports to the Senior Director for Operations and Tax and is based in Pew’s Washington, DC office.
Fundraising and Philanthropy:
Serve as a subject-matter expert in legal and tax issues arising from Pew’s donor engagement activities, including charitable solicitation law and laws regulating planned giving, philanthropic investing, inbound gifts and grants, gifts in-kind, and donor-advised funds.
Structure and review agreements, communications and other documents related to public support of Pew, including but not limited to issue funds, charitable trusts, program-related investments, donor-advised funds, planned giving vehicles and other gift arrangements, to assure compliance with applicable laws.
Review and provide advice on fundraising collateral, press releases, and other documents intended for public dissemination
Review and revise institutional policies and procedures related to gift acceptance and fundraising matters
Partnerships and Transactions:
Manage the delivery of legal advice to cross-functional teams regarding the structuring, governance, financing, and execution of complex institutional partnerships and programmatic collaborations with external parties; review and draft legal agreements in support of these partnerships
Provide strategic advice to cross-functional teams regarding the spin-off and disposition of charitable programs, projects, and assets; aid in the transition of Pew-funded projects to Pew or its grantees or partners
Create, review and negotiate a broad range of programmatic and administrative contracts and grant agreements in connection with Pew's work
J.D. with at least 12 years of legal experience required.
Minimum of five years of direct supervisory experience including experience managing the performance management process for direct reports and providing career development advice and counsel required.
Extensive experience (through significant law firm and/or in-house experience) providing risk-calibrated advice to sophisticated public charities and their donors on legal issues related to fundraising, grantmaking, planned giving, donor-advised funds, and vehicles for tax-efficient charitable wealth transfer required.
Demonstrated success structuring, negotiating, and executing complex strategic partnerships, gifts, grants, joint ventures, impact investments, and other transactions on behalf of tax-exempt organizations required.
Experience advising section 501(c)(3) organizations on general tax compliance and nonprofit advocacy preferred.
Here is the link to apply: https://jobs-pct.icims.com/jobs/6238/director%2c-legal-affairs-and-associate-general-counsel-%28nonprofit-tax-exempt-lawyer%29/job?mode=job&iis=Glassdoor&iisn=Glassdoor&mobile=false&width=990&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240