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Job opening: Attorney Adviser (Counsel), CG-0905-15

Salary: $171 766 - 252 500 per year
City: Dallas
Published at: May 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is located in the Legal Division, Supervision, Legislation and Enforcement Branch, Bank Activities and Regional Affairs Section (BARAS), Dallas Regional Office of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. BARAS provides legal advice and counsel on all open bank legal matters in coordination with the other sections in the Legal Division and other FDIC Divisions.  

Duties

Provides advice, assistance, and recommendations and serves as one of the region’s senior staff members on highly complex, high profile legal issues, the interpretation and enforceability of pertinent banking laws, and the appropriate handling of questions, actions and applications involving various sections of the FDI Act, and other pertinent laws and regulations related to banking. Prepares legal advisory opinions in response to questions and issues relating to the interpretation of Federal Deposit Insurance Act (“FDI Act”), Federal banking laws and regulations, and various statutes and regulations governing the activities, operations, and structure of open operating financial institutions. Advises the Regional Counsel and Counsel in developing and managing enforcement activities of the regions in consumer protection and compliance administrative and civil enforcement proceedings and investigations, including violations of consumer protection and compliance laws and regulations. Litigates enforcement cases or actions; prepares evidence and legal arguments in administrative proceedings before administrative law judges; prepares briefs, pleadings, motions, opinions, correspondence, and legal memoranda in connection with such proceedings; prepares and examines witnesses; and negotiates with opposing counsel; and may conduct investigations. Coordinates and reviews the work of attorneys and trains law clerks, paralegals, and less experienced FDIC attorneys, as directed.

Requirements

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here. CG-15: Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 14 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing duties as an attorney that include: 1) preparing substantial memoranda or other legal documents; 2) conducting complex legal research; 3) orally presenting analyses, conclusions, and recommendations relating to the interpretation and application of the statutes and regulations governing financial institutions, and 4) conducting investigations and litigation (administrative or civil) involving such statutes and regulations. This position has a positive education requirement, transcripts must be provided showing degree conferred. Official transcripts must be provided prior to appointment. • Education: All attorney and law clerk trainee positions have a minimum requirement of completing a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) or Master of Laws (LL.M.) from an accredited school (accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA). • Bar Membership: All attorney positions require current active bar membership (hold active license to practice law). Admission to the bar of any State, territory, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, District of Columbia, or Federal Court is acceptable. Employees must maintain active bar membership while employed as an attorney with the FDIC. Active Bar membership must be verified prior to appointment.

Education

See requirements stated under QUALIFICATIONS.

Contacts

  • Address Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation FDIC Human Resources Branch 600 North Pearl Street Suite 700 Dallas, Texas 75201 United States
  • Name: FDIC
  • Phone: (571) 243-8298
  • Email: [email protected]

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