The United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, is seeking several highly qualified attorneys to serve as Trial Attorneys in its Washington Criminal I Section. This Washington, DC-based criminal office investigates and litigates criminal antitrust matters, including those involving corporations and individual executives. The Office handles criminal matters of regional, national, and international scope. Recent matters of significance handled by the office include investigations and prosecutions involving the auto parts, ocean shipping, coastal freight, pharmaceutical, and airline industries, among others.
The Division’s criminal enforcement program investigates and prosecutes bid-rigging, price-fixing, 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 and economists on cutting-edge matters, as well as the satisfaction of serving the public interest.
As a Trial Attorney in the Washington Criminal I Section, responsibilities will include investigation and prosecution of bid-rigging, price-fixing, bribery and other fraudulent schemes designed to undermine competition. 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 and cartel agencies around the globe, and represent the United States before grand juries in districts throughout the United States and in District Court at arraignments, motion hearings, and trials.
Applicants must: 1. Be a citizen of the United States; 2. 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 2 years of post-J.D. legal experience to qualify for the GS-13 level; and at least 4 years of post-J.D. legal experience to qualify for the GS-14 and GS-15 levels; 3. Have experience in the investigation of potential federal civil or criminal antitrust and/or white collar criminal violations and litigation of such violations; and 4. Have litigation experience, including criminal and/or civil cases.
Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2015. For consideration, please reference announcement number E15-09-O05, and submit a resume, description of significant federal cases litigated (including your role in them), and a writing sample/brief (no more than 15 pages). Please submit your application through USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov). 1. 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. 2. Once an account has been created, apply to the USAJOBS vacancy: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/409069900.