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    Summary

    Apply now to join the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Enforcement (DOE) to investigate suspected violations of and enforce the Commodity Exchange Act. 
    Please visit www.cftc.gov to learn more about the CFTC.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Trial Attorney you will be responsible for conducting investigations and handling enforcement duties pursuant to the provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended by the Dodd-Frank Act, and the rules and regulations adopted by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. 

    This will include the following:
    • Investigating suspected violations of the Act by taking investigative testimony and acquiring and analyzing information relevant to suspected violations.
    • Litigating all phases of CFTC enforcement actions against defendants in United States District Courts and in administrative proceedings. Responsibilities include preparing complaints and motions for statutory restraining orders, conducting discovery, and representing the CFTC at hearings and trials.
    • Participating in cooperative enforcement matters including with the United States Department of Justice and other federal and state law enforcement authorities.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • 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/560233500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.