This assignment is for a period of 12 months, beginning in or about September 2015, with the possibility of extension, contingent on the availability of funding. Appointment to this position will be effected by detail appointment. Applicants should receive the approval of their supervisor before applying. This is a reimbursable detail funded by FRD.
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.
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 Fraud Section is currently seeking multiple, experienced DOJ attorneys to supervise and prosecute criminal healthcare fraud cases. The detail positions will involve working with federal law enforcement agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, various Offices of Inspectors General, and United States Attorney's Offices. The Section is seeking multiple experienced DOJ attorneys who can handle complex healthcare fraud matters at all stages of litigation including grand jury, motions practice and jury trial. This is a reimbursable detail.
- Experience investigating and prosecuting criminal cases, including complex white collar matters.
- Experience handling healthcare fraud matters.
- Trial experience, including as a first chair.
- Clerkship with a federal judge.
Required: Interested parties must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), have at least three years federal post-J.D. experience, and be a current DOJ attorney. Applicants must also have solid academic credentials as well as excellent writing, research, advocacy and interpersonal skills. Applicants must have, or be able to obtain and maintain, a Public trust, or higher, security clearance.
All interested attorneys meeting these qualifications should submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to Jessica.Luo@usdoj.gov (please insert vacancy number along with desired location in the subject line of the e-mail).
Submissions must be received not later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, on July 28, 2015. This announcement may be closed prior to the closing date if all selections are made.
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.