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Job opening: Attorney-Adviser (Special Counsel for Discovery)

Salary: $140 488 - 255 000 per year
Published at: Apr 19 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located at Consumer Financial Protection BureauENFORCEMENT. As an Attorney-Adviser (Special Counsel for Discovery), you will serve as Special Counsel for Discovery providing expert legal advice and leadership in matters involving complex information gathering.


As an Attorney-Adviser (Special Counsel for Discovery), you will: Develop and implement defensive and affirmative discovery strategies and processes in some of Enforcement's largest and most complex matters. Serve as an integral member of litigation teams by leading or supporting and advising on complex discovery issues raised in enforcement litigation. Lead the development and implementation of strategies and processes to efficiently and effectively complete discovery-related tasks, including identifying, collecting, and reviewing documents and information in response to discovery requests served on the Bureau to ensure compliance with discovery obligations and other applicable requirements and policies; asserting privileges and making confidentiality designations in response to discovery requests served on the Bureau; reviewing discovery materials produced by parties and non-parties; negotiating with parties and non-parties regarding discovery issues; and formulating the Bureau's position on discovery disputes. Prepare memoranda of fact and law and policy analyses relating to discovery issues, including complex issues regarding government defensive discovery, expert discovery, and privileges, including as applied to a government entity. Review the work of other attorneys in those areas, ensuring quality and consistency of legal advice rendered. Making recommendations to senior management.



1. Law Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent. 2. Bar Membership: Applicants must be a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé. For the CN-71: Seven (7) years of related legal experience. Such experience must include experience as a licensed attorney or directly related in order to be creditable, (Law Clerk experience may not be qualifying experience for the experience requirements); OR You must have thirty-six (36) months of specialized experience at the CN-60 level (equivalent to the GS-14 level) that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized Experienceis defined as: Experience in leading and conducting complex federal defensive and affirmative discovery in litigation and other civil proceedings; experience with handling defensive discovery on behalf of government agencies highly preferred. Examples of related experience for this position are: Leading teams through discovery in federal court civil litigation Developing and implementing defensive and affirmative civil discovery strategies Experience with handling defensive discovery on behalf of government agencies Analyzing facts, researching and formulating legal theories, and making recommendations regarding discovery issues Drafting or supervising the drafting of memoranda and briefs regarding discovery disputes


Law Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent.


  • Address ENFORCEMENT Administrative Resource Center Parkersburg, WV 26101 US
  • Name: Applicant Call Center
  • Phone: 304-480-7300
  • Email: [email protected]

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