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GENERAL ATTORNEY – Washington, District of Columbia
Securities and Exchange Commission, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Job ID: 497812Start Date: 08/18/2021End Date: 08/31/2021
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement. Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess the following J.D. or LL.B. degree –AND– Active membership of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. (Note: proof of bar membership will be required before entry on duty. MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic requirement, applicants must also meet the minimum qualification requirement.
SK-16: Applicant must have four years of post-J.D. experience identifying legal issues, providing legal analyses, providing legal solutions/recommendations, and preparing legal documents such as dispositions, pleadings, and motions, which also includes at least three years of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/SK-14 or GS/SK-15. Specialized experience includes: Providing legal advice (both written and oral) to senior agency officials on complex legal issues relating to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Privacy Act, privileges, and records management; Representing a federal agency in litigation; and Drafting concise, accurate, and persuasive legal memoranda, legal documents, or reports.
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