The Fraud Section, comprising over 120 federal prosecutors, investigates and prosecutes complex, multi-district and international white-collar criminal cases throughout the country and implements and coordinates the Department's fraud enforcement policies, nationally and internationally. Fraud Section cases focus on corporate, securities and investment fraud; mass marketing fraud; financial institution and mortgage fraud; foreign bribery (the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act); health care fraud; procurement and government program fraud (including fraud related to national defense, economic stimulus and recovery programs); and other criminal schemes.
The U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for positions in the Fraud Section located in Washington, DC. This vacancy announcement is for one or more Trial Attorneys within the Strategy, Policy & Training Unit in the Fraud Section. The incumbent will report to the head of the Unit. This position may be filled as a 2 year term or permanent position.
As a Trial Attorney in the Strategy, Policy & Training Unit within the Fraud Section, the incumbent:
- Works with Unit's attorneys and staff on policy aspects of combating fraud, including corporate, securities and investment fraud; financial institution and mortgage fraud; foreign bribery (the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act); health care fraud; procurement and government program fraud (including fraud related to national defense, economic stimulus and recovery programs); mass marketing fraud; and other criminal schemes.
- Works on responses to requests from Congress, the Administration, the Department and the public on matters within the Fraud Section's areas of responsibility.
- Works with the Department, U.S. Attorneys' Offices and domestic and international law enforcement agencies and regulators in the development and management of international and multi-district prosecutions and policy initiatives.
- Works on proposed legislation relating to statutes that the Fraud Section helps to enforce.
- Drafts policies and strategy papers concerning the operations of the Fraud Section, the Section's enforcement strategy, and other matters for which the Section is responsible.
- Participates in working groups and conferences with representatives of other agencies.
- Develops and implements training programs for Fraud Section personnel, and assists in providing oversight of trial and training opportunities for the Section.
- Works on Fraud Section reporting and recordkeeping responsibilities to the Department.
- Works within the Section and the Department on cross-cutting programs, cases, policy and legislative developments, and training initiatives, including recognizing opportunities for greater efficiency through combined efforts.
- Fosters effective national and global investigations and prosecutions of white collar crime, including developing litigation priorities, policy and legislative recommendations, and international enforcement efforts.
- Provides advice to the chief of the Unit concerning Fraud Section enforcement strategy.
To qualify at the GS-15 level, applicants must have five (5) or more years of post-J.D. legal experience, one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: independently performing legal analysis; composing pleadings, briefs and other court documents involving unique and/or difficult legal issues in civil or criminal litigation; conducting highly complex civil or criminal litigation; and leading paralegals and support staff.
- Experience as a federal criminal prosecutor;
- Experience with financial fraud, health care fraud, securities and commodities fraud, procurement fraud, or Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters;
- Experience in developing policy initiatives and drafting or responding to proposed legislation;
- Experience in working with Congress, the White House, other government agencies, law enforcement agencies, or domestic and foreign regulators on policy matters;
- Significant writing experience involving multiple types of communications;
- Experience developing or implementing training programs Experience conducting investigations, including investigations of corporations;
- Experience exercising judgment and problem-solving skills in complex matters.
The Application Package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
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