This position is located in the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Branch of the Division of Enforcement Litigation. The function of this Branch is to conduct the litigation in the United States Courts of Appeals and United States Supreme Court.Learn more about this agency
The incumbent serves as General Attorney (Labor), responsible for the preparation and litigation of assigned enforcement and review cases. These cases are nationwide in scope and affect all segments of industry, both employers and employees. Assignments also include cases that are extremely difficult because of legal and factual issues. This involves the following:
- A thorough study and analysis of the record, including the proceedings before the Administrative Law Judge(ALJ), exhibits, the ALJ's decision, and the Board's decision and Order.
- Determination of legal issues involved and extent of research, studying the case law, Board decisions, legislative history, etc., for direct or analogous precedents, if any, and authorities in support of the Board's contentions.
- Preparing a brief containing a concise statement of the facts of the case and the presentation of the legal argument, including requisite citation of authority, in the manner deemed most likely to persuade the Court to sustain the Board's position.
- Preparing numerous documents such as, motions, stipulations, oppositions and other pleadings which involve the merits of the case and any procedural issues.
- Studying the opposing brief and the preparation of responsive and supplementary briefs as are required.
- Preparing and presenting oral argument in the Courts of Appeals. Other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You are expected to travel for this position.
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