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.
The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking a qualified, experienced trial/policy attorney for a permanent position in the Fraud Section located in Washington, DC.
The incumbent will serve as the Policy Deputy Chief, supervising the Section policy initiatives and attorneys, and assisting the Chief, Principal Deputy, Senior and Unit Deputies with national and international law enforcement efforts to combat white-collar crime. The Policy Deputy Chief will report to a Senior Deputy Chief, receiving guidance and direction to plan and accomplish the policy and training work of the Section.
As a Policy Deputy Chief, the incumbent:
Oversees the work of the Unit's policy attorneys and others responsible for policy aspects of the mission relating to combating violations of Health Care Fraud, the Foreign Corrupt Policies Act or Securities and Financial Fraud. Disaster fraud, financial institution fraud, identity theft, mass marketing fraud, securities and commodities fraud and attendant working groups for all of these topics are the incumbent's responsibility.
Assists and supports the Principal Deputy Chief and Unit Deputy Chief in the day-to-day operations of the Section as needed, including but not limited to providing input on budget allocation, hiring, personnel disciplinary actions, and a wide variety of Department reporting responsibilities.
In collaboration with Section managers, helps develop and maintain the Section's trial training effort to ensure ongoing individual and team development from a trial perspective, identifying and correcting deficiencies, and making recommendations on how to improve the Section's practice, working with Unit Deputies to execute that plan.
Coordinates with Deputy Chiefs for the Fraud Section on cross-cutting programs, cases, policy and legislative development, and training initiatives, including recognizing opportunities for greater efficiency through combined efforts.
Assists in various Section initiatives to prosecute HCF, FCPA or SFF, which includes investigations and prosecutions in partnership with U.S. Attorney's Offices, and coordinate with U.S. Attorneys' Offices, federal law enforcement agencies and foreign law enforcement officials in the development and management of international and multi-district prosecution or policy initiatives.
Fosters effective national and global investigation and prosecution of HCF, FCPA or SFF, including developing litigation priorities, policy and legislative recommendations, and international efforts.
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 seven (7) years of post J.D. legal experience. Applicants must be an active member of the bar in good standing.
Applicants must also have one year of specialized experience at a minimum of GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: (a) working as a lead attorney on felony level cases or specialized criminal litigation (i.e. white collar, computer crime, racketeering); (b) supervising the work of attorneys or paralegals; or (c) leading the development of a policy initiative.
Preferred Qualifications: Qualifications will be further evaluated based upon the following:
· Experience as a criminal prosecutor.
· Knowledge of white collar criminal litigation.
· Experience in supporting, litigating, and supervising federal or state criminal cases.
· Experience drafting policy, conducting policy workshops, advising on policy related issues.
· Experience conducting investigations of organizations and entities, including corporations.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. A list of eligible candidates will be referred to the hiring managers every 14 days during the open period of the announcement. The announcement may be closed at any time once all selections are made. If you are interested in applying, it is recommended that you do so early.
The Application Package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
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