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The Immigrant and Employee Rights (IER) is seeking an experienced attorney for the position of Trial Attorney. The attorney selected for this position will be dedicated to the Section's work enforcing the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
*This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to December 7, 2020.
IER Trial Attorneys handle an active docket of investigations and litigation focused on enforcing the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Enforcement responsibilities include:
- Developing and conducting investigations involving potential violations of this law, including reviewing incoming charges and referrals from agencies, identifying and interviewing witnesses, and collecting documentary evidence;
- Conducting legal and factual research and analysis;
- Preparing written memoranda recommending further investigation and/or enforcement;
- Litigating cases, including preparing and responding to discovery requests, conducting document review, reviewing and analyzing data, working with expert witnesses, preparing witnesses for and conducting depositions, and drafting court filings;
- Representing the Justice Department at argument and trial before an administrative law judge; and
- Preparing for and participating in settlement negotiations and mediation on behalf of the Department, including drafting settlement proposals.
The complexity of the matters assigned and the level of supervision required vary depending upon a Trial Attorney's years of specialized experience.
25% or less - The position may require extended hours and significant travel.
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/580620600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.