The United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, is seeking highly qualified attorneys to serve as Trial Attorneys in its criminal enforcement sections based in Washington DC, Chicago, New York, and San Francisco. These offices investigate and prosecute criminal violations of the federal antitrust and related laws, including those involving corporations and individual executives, and handle criminal matters of regional, national, and international scope.
Additional information about the Antitrust Division can be found at http://www.justice.gov/atr/.
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.
The Division's criminal enforcement program investigates and prosecutes price fixing, bid rigging, bribery, and other fraudulent schemes designed to undermine competition. Successful applicants will be given significant responsibility and have immediate involvement with matters of national importance. The attorneys hired can expect a collegial and stimulating environment working with experienced attorneys on cutting-edge matters, as well as the satisfaction of serving the public interest.
As a Trial Attorney in one of the criminal enforcement sections or offices noted above, responsibilities will include investigation and prosecution of price fixing, bid rigging, bribery, and other fraudulent schemes designed to undermine competition. These responsibilities will also include investigation of conduct designed to obstruct the government's investigation.
In furthering the work of the Division, Trial Attorneys will work closely with FBI and other law enforcement agents to develop investigative strategies, coordinate with various law enforcement agencies and offices throughout the United States as well as cartel agencies around the globe, and represent the United States before grand juries and in District Court proceedings (e.g., arraignments, hearings, and trials).
Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the position qualifications listed in this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this position, your resume and supporting documentation will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. To qualify, an applicant must:
- Be a citizen of the United States;
- Possess a J.D. or equivalent degree, be an active member of the bar in good standing (any U.S. jurisdiction), and have at least one full year of post J.D. legal experience to qualify at the GS-12 level; at least one and one-half years of post J.D. legal experience to qualify at the GS-13 level; two and one-half years of post J.D. legal experience to qualify at the GS-14 level, and/or at least four years of post J.D. legal experience to qualify at the GS-15 level;
- Have experience in the investigation of potential federal criminal or civil antitrust and/or white-collar criminal violations and litigation of such violations; and
- Have litigation experience, including criminal and/or civil trials.
Applications will be accepted until April 4, 2024. To receive consideration, please submit your application through USAJOBS.
- If you do not already have a USAJOBS account, please create one before applying via the “Create an Account” link. You will be able to complete your profile and upload your resume and supporting documents prior to applying.
- Once an account has been created, apply to the USAJOBS vacancy: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/717536300
Applicants should familiarize themselves and comply with the relevant rules of professional conduct regarding any possible conflicts of interest in connection with their applications. In particular, please notify this Office if you currently represent clients or adjudicate matters in which this Office is involved and/or you have a family member who is representing clients or adjudicating matters in which this Office is involved so that we can evaluate any potential conflict of interest or disqualification issue that may need to be addressed under those circumstances.