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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of the General Counsel (OGC) of the United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), an independent Federal Agency of the U.S. Government. The attorney incumbent serves as an Assistant General Counsel in the Litigation Practice Group which handles the Employment Law, Labor Law, and Litigation practice within the OGC. The Agency is led by a Chief Executive Officer and a multi-member Board, which includes the Secretary of State.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    The Litigation and Employment/Labor Law Practice Group provides definitive legal advice on Employment and Labor Law matters impacting the agency, and serves as the Agency lead for all Agency litigation. The Group also advises on litigation risks associated with the many often complex actions the Agency undertakes in its unique role operating and overseeing a major global media organization. Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Provides definitive legal counsel on all other litigation or litigation risk facing the agency.
    • Manages, defends, supports and otherwise represents the Agency in cases before MSPB, EEOC, FLRA, and Federal Courts. Works with OGC leadership to help Agency Leadership think strategically about our practices and posture to improve litigation outcomes. Manages cases with minimal or no supervision.
    • Provides definitive legal counsel on all aspects of federal employment law
    • Provides definitive legal counsel on all aspects of federal labor law.
    • Serves as lead lawyer in cases in administrative and judicial hearings.
    • Applies a customer-service oriented approach to legal practice; think outside of the box on legal questions; and be willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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