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    If you have experience in providing legal counsel, engaging in litigation issues, and researching administrative law issues and want to play an integral role in a dynamic organization, then consider joining the Office of the General Counsel. For more information visit, https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/office-general-counsel.

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    If you are selected for this position, you will perform the following tasks:

    • In as assigned areas, participate in administrative litigation before administrative law judges and the Commission, in cooperation with operating bureau staff.
    • Advise the General Counsel on issues of law and policy, including analysis of proposed court and administrative proceedings, as well as legal analysis of all aspects of the Commission's work.
    • Advise operating bureaus and regional offices on matters of law, policies, and procedures.
    • Provide legal services to Commissioners or the Chairman on matters involving Commission policy and procedures, including technical services such as analysis of records, drafting or redrafting of orders, revision of letters, reports, Commission opinions, public statements, and other related services.
    • Analyze Federal court decisions and Federal agency determinations for possible effects upon Commission policies and procedures. When such a decision is considered relevant to the Commission's mission, prepare a memorandum of law to the Commission.
    • Review and advise on non-adjudicatory requests for Commission documents and information made pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act and other laws.
    • Monitor legislation of interest to the Commission; meet with congressional staff, agency staff, and others with respect to legislative issues and the Commission's mission, procedures, and practice; develop and assist agency staff and the Commission to form views on legislation and respond to requests for legislative comments, congressional testimony, information, and documents.
    • Represent the Commission in litigation before the courts including drafting of pleadings and other legal documents, preparing appellate briefs, and presenting oral argument before the district counts and the several United States Courts of Appeal.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    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/560020600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.