Department: Department Of The Treasury
Agency: Treasury, Departmental Offices
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Washington DC Metro Area, DC, US
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history that dates back to the founding of our nation. The Department of the Treasury, as the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. The Chief Counsel is part of the Treasury’s Legal Division, and reports to the Assistant General Counsel (Enforcement and Intelligence).
The Department of the Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. This position is in Treasury's headquarters (Departmental Offices), in the Office of The General Counsel (OGC).
The Deputy Assistant General Counsel for International Affairs provides leadership for the Office of the Assistant General Counsel (International Affairs), one of four Assistant General Counsel offices in the Office of the General Counsel. The Office of the General Counsel (International Affairs) is responsible for providing legal advice and support to the Secretary of the Treasury and the Under Secretary for International Affairs on a broad range of international economic and financial matters. These matters include legal issues involving the international financial institutions, such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, the G-20 process, international banking and securities regulation, international trade and investment, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, international debt and development, and a wide range of regional matters such as those relating to China, Europe, and the Middle East. See http://www.treasury.gov/about/organizational-structure/offices/Pages/Office-Of-International-Affairs.aspx.
The incumbent works closely with senior officials at the Treasury Department, other federal departments and agencies, members of Congress, foreign counterparts, and the public on international economic and financial matters, including assisting the Department of Justice in litigation matters involving the Treasury Department.
The incumbent works under the supervision of the Assistant General Counsel (International Affairs) and is under the general direction of the Principal Deputy General Counsel and the General Counsel. The incumbent manages eight attorneys and one administrative staff member in a dynamic, collaborative, and supportive environment.
- Candidate must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
- Must have graduated from an accredited law school.
- Must be an active member in good standing of a state or D.C. bar.
- Must have 1 year of experience as an attorney at the GS-15 or equivalent.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret-SCI security clearance.
- Initial appointments to the SES require a one year probationary period.