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    The U.S. Attorney's Office in Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking an attorney for its Civil Division. This dynamic civil practice features a challenging mix of cases and represents a unique opportunity for attorneys seeking greater autonomy and litigation experience. The defensive civil docket includes defending the United States, its agencies and employees in complex employment, federal tort, medical malpractice, constitutional, habeas corpus, and other significant defensive cases and litigation.

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    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    The United States Attorney's Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is seeking an attorney for its Civil Division. This dynamic civil practice features a challenging mix of cases and represents a unique opportunity for attorneys seeking greater autonomy and litigation experience. The defensive civil docket includes defending the United States, its agencies and employees in complex employment matters, federal tort claims, including catastrophic medical malpractice cases, constitutional matters, habeas corpus litigation, and other significant defensive litigation that offers significant trial experience to civil AUSAs. Our Civil Division also prides itself on its Affirmative Civil Enforcement litigation, to include civil rights enforcement. Civil AUSAs confront meaningful and compelling issues that have a tangible, positive impact on our district's residents. Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progresses.

    Applicants must demonstrate personal integrity, good judgment, analytical ability, and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and litigation skills. In addition, applicants must be willing to follow rules and directives, and work in a supportive and professional manner with other attorneys, support staff, and client agencies.

    All initial attorney positions are filled on a provisional 14 month basis, pending adjudication of the background investigation.

    One or more positions may be filled using this announcement.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Occasional travel within and outside the district will be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    29

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/548219500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.