The United States Attorney's Office is seeking applications for a litigating position as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA). This AUSA will be assigned to the Civil Division.This position offers the opportunity to perform public service, and to investigate and litigate a broad range of complex and challenging affirmative and defensive cases.Learn more about this agency
This position is located in Madison, WI.
The responsibilities of this AUSA will be to represent the United States as primary or secondary counsel in federal, state, and bankruptcy court proceedings. This AUSA will defend the United States in employment discrimination cases, tort cases, and medical malpractice cases. This AUSA will also defend the federal government and its officials from constitutional and procedural challenges, including Bivens cases. This AUSA will also investigate and prosecute affirmative civil matters, including suits brought under the False Claims Act. Assignments will include all aspects of civil litigation, including researching legal issues, drafting and responding to discovery requests, conducting document review and organization, taking or defending depositions, preparing dispositive and procedural motions, and handling trials and appeals.
This AUSA may be assigned additional duties at the discretion of the United States Attorney. Such case assignments may include, but are not limited to, habeas corpus cases, actions brought under the Freedom of Information Act, actions seeking federal court review of the administrative actions of federal agencies, actions to defend and/or enforce subpoenas, and the collection of debts owed to the government, including foreclosure, subrogation, and student loan cases.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526537400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.