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    This position is located in the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau, Mobility Division.  




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    The incumbent works on cases or legal issues of extreme complexity. These are characterized by one or more of the following: (1) extremely complex difficult issues requiring a high order of legal endeavor with the incumbent often having to balance conflicting interests. Incumbent may act as the primary legal counsel to a significant operating program, in an adversarial proceeding where legal questions posed are of an extremely complex nature. Conducts research or investigation of the facts as well as the laws, regulations, and legal precedents which may involve any of the following: a) analyzing the factual and legal issues presented to determine what further facts are needed and what legal sources are applicable; b) reviewing policies, procedures, regulations, technical manuals, and other agency publications; c) conducting research of relevant document and foreign laws, legal opinions, policies, regulations, legal texts, and precedent cases bearing on the legal issues involved in the problem, proposal, or case; or d) preparing memorandums or reports outlining the facts and legal issues, analyzing the factual and legal issues involved, explaining the application of legal principles and precedents, and justifying recommendations or conclusions. Reviews proposed legislation, changes in regulations, questions of law, administrative policy, staff reports, and other Commission relevant documents and develops independent, objective comments, critiques and recommendations.  Keeps abreast of legal developments affecting mobile radio services by reviewing court and Commission decisions, congressional actions, professional publications, and trade press; researches legislation, decisions, opinion and regulations.  Assists in developing Commission rule makings and orders. Reviews resolutions of licensing and re-licensing matters to ensure they are legally and factually adequate, complete, comprehensive, internal consistent and in conformance with existing policy and precedent.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0905 Attorney

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