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    The Antitrust Division's Appellate Section is seeking two or more highly qualified attorneys to join an active office that deals routinely with complex issues on the cutting edge of civil and criminal enforcement of the antitrust laws and related statutes.

    Please Note: Additional selections may be made from this announcement. Also, a writing sample may be requested of individuals identified as best qualified, to be forwarded to the selecting official along with your application, upon referral.

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    Responsibilities

    The Appellate Section represents the United States in the courts of appeals in all Division enforcement proceedings and as amicus curiae in select private antitrust actions. In conjunction with the Office of the Solicitor General, the section also represents the United States before the U.S. Supreme Court in antitrust and select other cases. The section also provides legal analysis on the most difficult issues in antitrust law and policy in support of the Antitrust Division's enforcement mission.

    Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications from all qualified men and women from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBT individuals, and persons with disabilities.

    Section attorneys write briefs and present oral argument on behalf of the United States in the courts of appeals in Division criminal and civil enforcement actions and prepare recommendations to the Solicitor General regarding whether to seek further review of decisions adverse to the government.

    Section attorneys prepare recommendations regarding the United States' participation as amicus curiae in private antitrust cases and represent the United States in such cases in the courts of appeals and the district courts, including writing briefs and presenting oral argument.

    In conjunction with the Office of the Solicitor General, section attorneys draft briefs on behalf of the United States in antitrust cases in the Supreme Court. Section attorneys also prepare recommendations to the Office of the Solicitor General regarding cases in the Supreme Court in which the Division's competition-policy interests are implicated, including intellectual property cases.

    Section attorneys represent the United States in petitions for review of certain administrative agency decisions, including those of the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

    Section attorneys provide analysis and advice to the Division's senior leadership and regularly consult with the Division's trial sections on complex legal and policy issues, in support of the Division's enforcement program.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0905 Attorney

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