The Fraud Section is a litigating unit that investigates and prosecutes complex, multi-district and international white-collar criminal cases throughout the country and implements and coordinates the Department's fraud enforcement policy. Fraud Section cases focus on corporate, securities and investment fraud, foreign bribery (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), health care fraud, financial institution and insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, procurement and government program fraud (including fraud related to economic stimulus and recovery programs), mass marketing fraud and other complex criminal schemes.
To fulfill its mission, the Fraud Section seeks a highly qualified compliance attorney with unique expertise to assist Fraud Section prosecutors with regard to compliance-related issues.
This position will be for an initial term of two years and may be extended for additional terms.
As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.
As an Attorney Advisor (Compliance Counsel), the incumbent will:
Assist the Fraud Section in assessing corporate compliance standards and compliance efforts, including developing general criteria for the evaluation of any compliance program;
Assist in evaluating whether an organization’s compliance program is effective and reasonable;
Work with compliance professionals to better understand the realities of compliance in the multitude of industries in which the corporate actors that appear before the Fraud section function;
Work with monitors appointed in Fraud Section cases to assist in establishing and assessing an organization’s ongoing remediation efforts; and
Perform consultant services to attorneys in connection with, or in anticipation of, the Fraud Section’s litigation involving corporate compliance matters.
Required Qualifications: All applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and have at least four (4) 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 experience in a senior compliance position within a multinational company, knowledge of state-of-the-art compliance programs, and the ability to benchmark industries.
Preferred Qualifications: Your qualifications will be further evaluated based upon the following competencies:
Demonstrated compliance experience within the financial industry.
Demonstrated compliance experience within multiple industries (healthcare, financial services, insurance, etc.)
The Application Package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
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