The Tax Division is seeking a highly skilled counselor and trial attorney with significant federal litigation experience and strong administrative and management ability to serve as Chief of the Criminal Enforcement Section, Southern Region. This position offers a great opportunity to contribute to the development and implementation of tax administration and enforcement. Become a member of our team, where you can apply your skills and talents to our important mission.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent serves as Chief of the Criminal Enforcement Section, Southern Region, Tax Division, U.S. Department of Justice. As Chief, the individual directly manages a staff of approximately 25 attorneys and 8 administrative professionals. The Southern Section supervises the nation's federal criminal tax enforcement program in 15 states in the southern region of the country as well as two territories (Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands). The Section evaluates almost all criminal tax matters within its jurisdiction referred by the Internal Revenue Service for grand jury investigation or prosecution, and the findings of these grand juries to make a final determination whether to authorize prosecution. The Section reviews key search warrant requests, immunity requests and other sensitive investigative procedures that require national oversight. In select cases, the Chief assigns the Section's attorneys to conduct or assist in conducting the investigation and prosecution of criminal tax matters. The incumbent personally approves indictments and plea offers and helps develop and supervises investigative and trial strategies. The Section also provides guidance and general program supervision to U.S. Attorney's Offices for criminal tax cases investigated and/or prosecuted by those offices. The Section's work involves Title 26 USC offenses and other tax-related financial crimes such as money laundering (18 USC §1956 and §1957), Bank Secrecy Act violations (Title 31 USC) and civil and criminal forfeiture. The incumbent consults with and reports to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Criminal Matters and the Assistant Attorney General with respect to all aspects of the nation's criminal tax enforcement program, and works closely with IRS Criminal Investigation and IRS Criminal Tax Counsel leadership regarding policy and procedures. The incumbent represents the Tax Division in inter-agency and intra-agency meetings, conferences and working groups, and speaks at bar conferences and other legal education programs.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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