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    This position is located in Portland, Oregon.

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorney's Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/careers/careers.html

    As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

    All initial attorney positions to the Department of Justice are made on a 14-month (temporary) basis.

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    The United States Attorneys Office for the District of Oregon is currently seeking attorneys to fill an Assistant United States Attorney vacancy in the Asset Recovery and Money Laundering Division, Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) unit. An ACE attorney handles a diverse docket, including (1) federal investigations and civil cases filed under the False Claims Act, including qui tam suits, health care fraud, and defense and other procurement fraud matters; (2) civil penalty actions, including suits to address drug diversion and other violations of the Controlled Substances Act; and (3) federal program enforcement litigation. The selected candidates will oversee investigations and litigation from their inception through trial or settlement. Job duties may include legal research, drafting legal memoranda, drafting and responding to discovery requests, document review, database creation and maintenance, taking or defending depositions, overseeing and coordinating investigations, representing the United States as primary and/or secondary counsel in judicial proceedings, such as hearings and trials, in various United States District Courts, and public outreach and educational activities.

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

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507004400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.