These vacancies may be filled by permanent or term assignments based upon applicant preference, availability of positions, and Fraud Section needs. Term appointments may be extended contingent on funding. Applicants selected for term appointments may later be converted to permanent appointments, contingent upon available vacancies and Section needs.
The Fraud Section comprises three litigating units that investigate and prosecute complex white-collar criminal cases across the county, as well as internationally, and has responsibility for implementing and coordinating the Department’s fraud enforcement policy. Fraud Section prosecutors handles the following types of cases: 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. These positions will be filled in the Healthcare Fraud unit.
The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for permanent and term positions in the Fraud Section located in Washington, DC. Selections will also be made from this announcement to positions for Health Care Fraud (HCF) strike force locations: Brooklyn, NY; Miami, FL; Tampa, FL; Detroit, MI; Chicago, IL; Houston, TX; McAllen, TX; Dallas, TX; Baton Rouge, LA; New Orleans, LA; and Los Angeles, CA.
The incumbent will serve as a Trial Attorney in the Healthcare Fraud unit (HCF) and, as such, independently direct, conduct, and monitor investigations, prepare and conduct trials, and advise on pleadings and other court filings. As a Trial Attorney, the incumbent:
·Handles the development and management of HCF prosecutions. Engages in all phases of investigation and litigation, including, but not limited to, the use of grand jury, advising federal law enforcement agents, preparing appropriate pleadings, and litigating motions and trials before U.S. District Courts across the country.
·Makes charging decisions and proposes dispositions with regard to assigned cases.
·In collaboration with unit managers, develops and maintains the Section’s program to foster effective national investigation and prosecution of HCF violations, including advising on strategy and legal complexities, and developing litigation priorities, policy, and legislative recommendations
Required Qualifications: Interested 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 4 years post J.D. experience one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: independently performing legal analysis; composing pleadings, briefs and other Required Qualifications: Interested 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 4 years post J.D. experience one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: independently performing legal analysis; composing pleadings, briefs and other court documents involving unique and/or difficult legal issues in civil or criminal litigation; conducting highly complex civil or criminal litigation; and leading paralegals and support staff. Applicants must be an active member of the bar in good standing.
Preferred Qualifications: Your qualifications will be further evaluated based upon the following competencies.
· Experience as a criminal prosecutor.
· Knowledge of white collar criminal litigation.
· Experience in supporting, litigating, and supervising federal or state criminal cases.
· Experience in U.S. District Court or state court.
· Experience conducting investigations of organizations and entities, including corporations.
· Experience with the federal judiciary.
· Experience with healthcare fraud, either civil or criminal.
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