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    Summary

    Duties of an Enforcement staff attorney include investigating possible civil securities law violations, developing evidence, recommending actions to the Commission, drafting pleadings, and leading, co-chairing or assisting trials and administrative proceedings.

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    Responsibilities

    • Conducts complex investigations being undertaken by the SEC. Develops investigative or litigation plans and adjusts as appropriate during the course of an investigation.
    • Drafts subpoenas and other requests for documents, questions witnesses through interviews, testimony, or depositions, evaluates documentary evidence to demonstrate whether sufficient evidence exists to prove violations of federal securities laws.
    • Provides management with advice and work products exhibiting knowledge, insight, and understanding of relevant law and facts.
    • Uses sound judgment to determine the quality, accuracy and relevance of information or data, analyzes information to identify relationships and trends, and integrates and synthesizes facts to reach reasonable conclusions.
    • Communicates with agency officials at all levels, including supervisors, coworkers, staff in courts and private industry, and other agencies.
    • Organizes work, sets priorities, and determine short- or long-term goals and strategies to achieve them. Develops innovative solutions to address issues and problems or involving novel or unexplored questions of law or policy.
    • May participate in all aspects of litigation in federal court and administrative proceedings.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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