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    Applications will be accepted from all qualified candidates.

    This position is in the excepted service. It is filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service.

    Position is located in Position is located in: DFAS Office of General Counsel's Litigation Directorate, Indianapolis, IN

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    • Regularly handles the most legally complex issues in the Litigation Directorate
    • Serves as an expert in litigation, labor law, and employment law; may provide support in fiscal law, commercial law, contract law, assisted acquisitions, commercial bankruptcy, and contract pay
    • In the event of the absence of the Litigation supervisor, fills in and performs acting supervisory duties as needed
    • Perform litigation and/or representation before the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC), Office of Special Counsel (OSC), and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS)
    • Performs research, conducts studies, and renders opinions on legal problems involving complex and difficult questions and factual situations that pertain to issues and other especially critical or sensitive matters that arise
    • Performs legal review of memoranda, letters, point papers, and responses to high-level inquiries that are received and advises the Deputy General Counsel, the Principal Deputy General Counsel, and the General Counsel on these matters
    • Renders legal advice and counsel to senior management, supervisory officials and other DFAS attorneys and comparable levels outside DFAS independently
    • Coordinates legislative issues within DFAS by tracking proposed legislation, researching the effects of the proposed legislation and drafting proposed legislation, as necessary

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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