Department: Department Of Justice
Agency: Offices, Boards and Divisions
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Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice!!
The Civil Division, with more than 1,000 attorneys and 14 litigating components, represents the United States, its departments and agencies, Member of Congress, Cabinet officers and other Federal employees.
The incumbent serves as Director of the National Courts Section in the Commercial Litigation Branch, Civil Division. The National Courts Section handles a wide variety of lawsuits filed by and against the government involving monetary claims worth billions of dollars as well as the review of critical government decision-making in areas of diverse as procurement, benefits for veterans and government retirees, whistle blowing and government personnel actions. Attorneys handle trial and appellate stages of high stakes monetary actions, including government contacts and other commercial disputes, constitutional claims, military and civilian pay claims, and recovery of money secured fradulently from the United States. Attorneys regularly file briefs and present oral arguments in appeals from the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, the Merit Systems Protection Board, and the Board of Contract Appeals. Others attorneys litigate claims by financial institutions and investors arising from financial crises and reforms. Attorneys appear routinely in the United States Court of Federal Claims and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and other fora.
The Director is accountable for the management and operations of the Section and also serves as an expert advisor and counselor to the Branch's Deputy Assistant Attorney General on all matters pertaining to the Section. The incumbent also personally handles the most sensitive, precedent-setting litigative matters that are deemed to require the highest level of legal expertise.
- You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply section).
- You may be subjected to undergo a urinalysis for a drug test.
- Moving and Relocation Expenses are not authorized.
- You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.