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    This attorney position will focus on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and providing advice and guidance to the Office of the Solicitor in regards to FOIA. 

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    As an Attorney-Adviser (General) within the Office of the Solicitor, Division of Administration, located in Washington, DC , some of your specific duties will include: 

    • Overseeing the intake of highly complex Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests; determines level of requirements, provides guidance on release and/or redaction requirements;
    • Reviewing and analyzing requests for applicability under FOIA;
    • Provides advice and guidance to attorneys throughout the Office on applicability of requests, policies and procedures;
    • Monitors the entire life-cycle of the FOIA request to ensure thoroughness, accuracy, and completeness of actions;
    • Composing a variety of written correspondence and maintains a complete and accurate case file of records;
    • Prepares and organizes FOIA summaries, reports, and statistical analyses, and provides input and recommended changes leading to the successful resolution of complex FOIA matters;
    • Establishing Office processes and procedures regarding the intake, research, data retrieval, and final disposition of FOIA requests;
    • Reviewing and interpreting new legislation, recent court decisions, Congressional initiatives, Department of Justice issuances, etc., and providing on application of FOIA to the Department’s myriad functions;
    • This position requires strong research skills and ability to effectively communicate both orally and written. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Mostly local travel

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/524281500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.