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 policy. Fraud Section cases focus on corporate, securities and investment fraud; mortgage fraud; foreign bribery (the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act); health care fraud; procurement and government program fraud (including fraud related to economic stimulus and recovery programs); mass marketing fraud and other complex criminal schemes. This position is to serve as Chief of the Strategy, Policy & Training Unit and as a Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section.
The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking a qualified, experienced attorney for a permanent position in the Fraud Section located in Washington, DC.
The incumbent will serve as the Chief of the Strategy, Policy & Training Unit within the Fraud Section and as a Deputy Chief of the Fraud Section. This unit is one of four units in the Fraud Section. The incumbent will supervise the attorneys and staff within that unit, serve as the counselor to the Chief of the Fraud Section, and spearhead the development and implementation of Fraud Section policies, strategies, and training to combat national and international white-collar crime. As with the other Unit Chiefs, the incumbent will report to a Senior Deputy Chief, Principal Deputy Chief and Chief of the Section.
As Chief of the Strategy, Policy & Training Unit within the Fraud Section, the incumbent:
• Serves as the advisor to the Chief of the Section on policy, strategy, and training issues. Effectively communicates and coordinates with the other Unit Chiefs and the senior leadership of the Section.
• Oversees the work of the Unit's policy attorneys and staff responsible for policy aspects of the mission relating to combating white collar fraud, including corporate, securities and investment fraud; mortgage fraud; foreign bribery (the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act); health care fraud; procurement and government program fraud (including fraud related to economic stimulus and recovery programs); mass marketing fraud and other complex criminal schemes.
• Oversees responses to requests from Congress, the public, the Administration, and Department leaders on white collar fraud issues.
• Coordinates with 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 with other components in the Department on proposed legislation addressing white collar fraud matters.
• Drafts policies and strategy papers concerning the operations of the Section and white collar fraud.
• Leads and participates in working groups on white collar fraud.
• Develops and implements the Section's training program to ensure training of our newer prosecutors, ongoing training for all attorneys on developments in the law, and oversight of trial and training opportunities for the Section.
• Coordinates with other Unit Chiefs in the Fraud Section and other Department sections 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 fraud, including developing litigation priorities, policy and legislative recommendations, and international enforcement 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 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-15 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 (c) leading the development of a policy initiative.
Preferred Qualifications: Qualifications will be further evaluated based upon the following:
• Experience as a federal criminal prosecutor
• Supervisory experience
• Experience with financial fraud, health care 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, domestic government agencies, law enforcement agencies, or domestic and foreign regulators on policy matters
• Significant writing experience involving multiple applicable types of communications
• Experience developing or implementing training programs
• Experience conducting investigations, including investigations of corporations.
The Application Package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, on the closing date of this announcement.
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