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    Component Mission
    The Office of General Counsel (OGC) of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) provides legal advice and counsel to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and other ODNI officials on a wide range of legal issues to include intelligence and national security law; procurement and acquisition law; personnel law; government ethics, budget, and fiscal law; general administrative law; legislative support.

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    Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

    • Counsel will provide expert, authoritative advice and counsel to the ODNI General Counsel, ODNI senior leadership and staff on complex, difficult, and novel legal issues affecting the DNI's responsibilities as they relate to statutes, regulations, Executive Orders, Presidential Directives and policies. Counsel will also render definitive written opinions and associated oral guidance on a myriad of legal and policy issues. Furthermore, counsel will:
    • Provide authoritative support for the DNI's statutory responsibility to ensure compliance with the United States' Constitution and laws by the Intelligence Community's (IC) agencies and elements for which the DNI oversees.
    • Serve as the senior legal counsel to the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA).
    • Independently apply legal principles and use judgment to resolve complex legal matters facing the acquisition and procurement community, and research and analyze a wide variety of laws, regulations, and policies associated with acquisitions, procurements, facilities, technology and government ethics
    • Draft and/or review new legislation, Executive Orders, congressional testimony, and Intelligence Community Directives.
    • Establish and manage liaison relationships with external partners to ensure a comprehensive legal approach to acquisition and procurement law and policy, to include: (a) budget planning, programming and execution issues; (b) research and development programs; and (c) technology advancement.
    • Represent the OGC on a variety of intra- and inter-agency committees and working groups, and in hearings and briefings to Members of Congress and their staffs.
    • Maintain effective relationships with other Executive agencies and organizations, including the staffs of the National Security Council, the Office of Management and Budget, and the DoD General Counsel's Office.
    • Expertly negotiate complex contracts and other agreements with other agencies, private sector entities, and foreign liaisons.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

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