The position is in the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Financial Practices. The Division oversees issues related to consumer financial services, including: debt collection, FinTech, mortgage, credit card, and debt relief services, lead generation, short term lending, motor vehicle sales, financing, leasing, student loans and education. The Division enforces statutes and rules within its jurisdiction, engages in outreach, policy development, educates consumers and businesses.Learn more about this agency
As a General Attorney (Trade Regulation), you will:
- Make initial determinations as to whether matters should be investigated.
- Determine legal theories and plans for investigations and litigation and carry them out.
- Recommend whether cases should be closed, resolved informally or through administrative or federal court settlements, or litigated administratively or in federal court.
- Assist in investigating matters and engage in all aspects of civil litigation, including preparing cases for trial by securing and preparing evidence, conferring with witnesses, deposing witnesses, drafting motions and legal briefs, drafting and responding to discovery requests, participating in pretrial conferences, examining and cross-examining witnesses, trying cases, and negotiating settlements.
- Prepare and prosecute, or assist others in the preparation and prosecution of, difficult, complex, and important cases.
- Confer with government agencies, public authorities and attorneys, business people and other members of the public, providing them with information on matters of law, Commission procedure and policy.
- Assist in conducting regulatory and other initiatives, including rule-makings, studies, reports, and workshops.
Occasional travel - Some travel. Position requires travel to cities throughout the country in support of investigations and litigation.
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