Job Overview


If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

The United States Attorneys Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #5 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #55 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2013 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See

There is ONE position to be filled with the location to be in either Albany or Syracuse.


For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 14-NYN-1174445-MS.

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If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for Civil Litigation.  Typical work assignments will include: 

        · performing legal and factual research in support of Affirmative Civil Enforcement investigations and litigation,

        · providing Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSA) with investigative and litigative support such as preparing investigative plans, subpoenas, deposition outlines, discovery, and motions; assisting in document review and document productions, and other tasks as may be requested,

        · reviewing and compiling evidence, preparing proof charts, creating exhibit binders, extensive document review, and other tasks as may be requested,

        · analyzing and preparing tables, compilations, and graphic aids, including PowerPoint presentations, for presentation to defense counsel and to court, and analyzing and sorting complex data using Excel,

        · drafting various documents including correspondence, subpoenas, memoranda, pleadings, affidavits, motions, complaints, briefs, and settlement agreements

Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • 1 - 2 days/month

Relocation Authorized

  • No