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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of the Commissioner Jason Kearns.

    The ideal candidate for this position would possess experience in substantive areas of international trade and intellectual property law and a record of superior achievement in legal education.

    The candidate would possess superior writing and organizational skills, and the ability to handle large volumes of information with careful attention to accuracy and detail.

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    Responsibilities

    As an Attorney Adviser, you will primarily:

    • Provide legal services in antidumping and countervailing duty investigations conducted under authority of Title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930, including the preparation of memoranda and draft opinions.
    • Provide legal services in support of the Commission's requirements for litigation, including preparation of briefs and other submissions.
    • Provide legal services in support of other Commission trade remedy and fact-finding investigations, and in support of special projects.
    • Provide legal support in investigations under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. sec. 1337) ("section 337") concerning patents, other intellectual property rights, and unfair methods of competition.
    • Provide assistance and advice in administrative and procedural matters relating to Title VII and section 337. You will also assist in the Commissioner's Office's role of facilitating and coordinating the work of the Commission.
    • Analyze complex intellectual property law disputes, often involving advanced technologies, and advise the Commissioner on these matters.
    • Provide advice regarding litigation of Commissioner decisions.
    • You will assess often complex factual records and legal arguments, advise and assist the Commissioner in preparation for hearings and votes, prepare memoranda, and reply to oral and written inquiries from the Commissioner.

    NOTE: The initial term of this position will be 2 years. It may be renewed depending on management's needs, workload, and funding availability.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • 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/516810200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.