This position is located in the Office of General Counsel of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. The incumbent serves under the Team Leader as a member of the team of attorneys providing legal support to the Bank in the areas of litigation, collections, fraud control and compliance.
In the capacity of Attorney-Adviser for Litigation, Fraud and Compliance, the incumbent performs the following duties and responsibilities.
1. Works with the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice, and other U.S. Government agencies on litigation, collections, fraud and compliance matters;
2. In coordination with the U.S. Department of Justice, provides legal advice on a broad range of questions relating to both prosecution of criminal and civil matters and defense of the Bank in legal actions;
3. Provides legal advice on a broad range of questions relating to internal governance and litigation matters involving criminal activity and/or suspected fraud arising out of Bank transactions;
4. Undertakes special assignments of importance to the Bank involving compliance matters, as designated by the General Counsel, the Deputy General Counsel and Team Leader;
5. Advises Banks management on a broad range of legal issues relating to fraud, compliance and due diligence;
6. Reviews and assesses documentation and procedures for existing Bank programs, products, and initiatives, coordinating with Bank staff who use and implement such documentation and procedures, to improve fraud prevention, compliance and due diligence processes;
7. Develops Bank policies on compliance, due diligence, fraud prevention and related matters; assists the Bank in responding to issues raised in internal and external audits;
8. Investigates allegations of fraud, misrepresentation, corruption, and related matters in specific transactions (in coordination with the Assistant General Counsel for Administration);
9. Works with Team Leader on audits, investigations and related matters including those resulting from the Bank's independent auditor, the GAO, the Bank's IG and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors;
10. Refers matters for investigation (through the General Counsel) to the Office of the Inspector General;
11. Recommends suspension and/or debarment of participants or potential participants in Ex-Im Bank programs (in conjunction with the Assistant General Counsel for Administration);
12. Manages assigned litigation related to claim recoveries including management of outside counsel and contractors retained for such purposes and coordinates with the Office of the Chief Financial Officers collection efforts.