The FTC is seeking an antitrust attorney to work in its Northeast Regional office in New York. The Northeast Regional office carries out the Commission's antitrust and consumer protection programs. The Northeast Regional Office works to prevent anticompetitive mergers and other anticompetitive business practices, and to safeguard the public by eliminating fraud and deception in the marketplace. To accomplish this, staff investigates alleged violations of law, reviews Hart-Scott-Rodino merger filings, represents the Commission in federal district court litigation, negotiates settlements, and conducts formal litigation before Administrative Law Judges.Learn more about this agency
The Northeast Region encompasses the geographical area that includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, and U.S. Virgin Islands. Cases sometimes involve work and travel outside this geographical area.
If you are selected to fill this attorney position in the Northeast Regional Office, you will work primarily on enforcing laws related to antitrust matters. You will perform a variety of legal duties including:
- Making initial determinations as to whether matters should be investigated;
- Determining legal theories and plans for investigations;
- Conducting and managing investigations, including interviewing and deposing witnesses, and reviewing and analyzing documents;
- Working with economists;
- Drafting complaints, memoranda, briefs and other documents, such as discovery requests and responses;
- Preparing for trial, litigating, and negotiating settlements in competition matters;
- Representing the FTC in trials and hearings;
- You will also perform special assignments as directed.
Occasional travel - some travel.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…U.S. Citizens
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