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The Northeast Region is one of eight regions within the Office of the Solicitor and serves multiple bureaus in the Department of the Interior. The region spans many states, including Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. See https://www.doi.gov/solicitor/regions.
The Regional Solicitor represents and acts for the Solicitor as the chief legal officer for the Department of the Interior for legal matters covered in the Northeast Region. Responsibilities include:
- Reviews completed work of attorneys for effectiveness and success of actions taken; determines work load; reviews and determines fiscal and personnel requirements for a legal and administrative staff; determines the impact of new programs and projects; and, reviews budgetary demands involved in the Regional operations as well as participating in the same activities for the Office of the Solicitor nationwide.
- Appears as Department Counsel in contract negotiations, administrative hearings and proceedings; reviews and prepares documents, contracts, grants, leases, and wills; develops legal theories, tactics, and procedures; prepares for and assists in the trial of matters litigated and appealed in Federal Courts; furnishes technical and policy guidance in the solution of complex legal issues; performs exhaustive research; furnishes legal advice, opinions, decisions and new and novel legal procedures, instruments, and documents required to facilitate and provide the most effective operation, administration and enforcement of various Departmental programs and activities.
- The Regional Solicitor represents the Solicitor, Secretary or other Departmental officials in meetings, negotiations and conferences with Governors and key officials of state and local governments, Members of Congress and their staffs, State and Federal Judges, distinguished private attorneys, and high officials of other Federal agencies and the Department.
Occasional travel - -
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Applications will be accepted from all groups of qualified individuals who are U.S. Citizens.
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