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    The Litigation and Administrative Practice Group provides legal and policy advice to the Commission, individual Commissioners, and the SEC's divisions and offices concerning securities laws, administrative laws and other applicable laws. In particular, the Group advises and represents the Commission on a wide range of legal matters related to investigative and regulatory authority, professional responsibility, procurement, appropriations, intellectual property, employment law and labor matters.

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    This position serves as the Associate General Counsel for the Group.

    Typical duties include:

    • Overseeing the representation of the Commission and its members and employees in litigation. Providing general legal and policy advice to the Commissioners, their offices, and the various divisions and offices within the Commission on issues that impact operations and executing the SEC's mission.
    • Overseeing the of investigation of allegations of misconduct by attorneys practicing before the Commission and pursuing disciplinary proceedings pursuant to the Commission's Rule of Practice Rule 102(e)
    • Advising the General Counsel on the appropriate disposition of all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Privacy Act appeals and document productions in response to third party subpoenas.
    • Determining when appropriate to assert government privilege in third party litigation and authorizing disclosure of non-public information to other law enforcement and regulatory agencies.
    • Advising the Commission on appropriations law, the development and oversight of major contracts, leases, memoranda of understanding and other complex documents, and matters involving intellectual property.
    • Overseeing the advice given to the Commission, divisions and offices, and individual managers, and representation of the Agency, on matters related to labor and employment.
    • Establishing and maintaining close cooperative working relationships with the Commission's management and officials, other government agencies, and other institutions with related interests, in order to advance the programs and objectives of the SEC.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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