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    An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-15 cadre position.

    A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

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    Provide expert oral and written legal advice and guidance on the most complex areas of law, with appropriate input from supervisors and colleagues; expertly interpret and explain laws, regulations, policies, and other legal authorities, related to Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), Intelligence Community (IC) mission, and IG authorities.
    Provide legal advice, guidance, and training to IC OIG staff in connection with whistleblower protections and reprisal issues.
    Counsel clients, including executive-level government officials, on the most complex legal issues and provide innovative and highly effective guidance on possible courses of action; expertly prepare complex, high profile, and persuasive legal documents on the most complex legal issues for a variety of internal and external recipients.
    Expertly mediate, negotiate, and resolve inter-agency and intra-agency disputes covering a wide range of topics across multiple legal practice areas; consistently demonstrate "strategic lawyering" practices that anticipate or prevent legal problems.
    Expertly conduct, or direct the conduct of, legal research and analysis on extremely complex or sensitive legal issues that have a significant impact on IG, ODNI or IC interests, to include conducting interviews and investigations and briefing IG and ODNI leadership on issues and findings.
    Provide timely reviews of planned IG activities for compliance with the law and brief IG leaders on potential legal and policy issues, and develop solutions to address the most difficult legal problems having potential high-level or large-scale impact on the IG's mission or activities.
    Analyze and review requests for IG External Review under Section C of PPD-19, or subsequent policy directive, to include reviewing completed reports of investigation (RoIs), reviews, and docket files; all information provided by the requestor; analysis of the framing allegation(s), determining elements of proof, and identifying investigative tasks. proposals, including Congressional testimony.
    Provide expert briefings and advocate for IG views on particular matters to judges, administrative bodies, Executive Branch entities, Congress, and private sector entities; cogently brief senior IG, ODNI and IC management on legal issues that relate to IG activities.
    Negotiate complex contracts and other agreements with other agencies, private sector entities, and foreign liaison on behalf of the IG.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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