ATTORNEY-ADVISER


Posted on May 21, 2020

Trade and Development Agency, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

Arlington, VA

USTDA's Office of the General Counsel is seeking a talented and highly motivated attorney to support its Indo-Pacific regional program initiatives.

USTDA has a long history of opening markets for U.S.

companies and driving infrastructure development in the Indo-Pacific, a fast-growing region critical to America's long-term economic and security interests.

Across 23 countries in the region, USTDA has created more than 700 activities that have supported American jobs through exports.

1.

Your resume must demonstrate that you possess specialized legal experience in one or more of the following areas: corporate or commercial law; international transactions; project finance; and government contracts or grants.

At the GS-13: You must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or LL.B from an accredited ABA law school and have a minimum of two years of professional legal experience post bar admission equivalent to the GS-12 level.

At the GS-14: You must possess a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or LL.B from an accredited ABA law school and have a minimum of three years of professional legal experience post bar admission equivalent to the GS-13 level.

2.

You must be an active member in good standing of the Bar of a state, a territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

3.

You must be a U.S.

citizen in order to qualify for this position.

Specialized Experience includes: Skill in research and analysis of complex legal issues; Excellent oral and written communication skills, including experience drafting agreements for transactions, memoranda of law, regulatory documents, or corporate legal documents; Possession and application of strong negotiating, analytical, and interpersonal skills; Experience addressing legal and factual issues for which there are limited precedents and that require balancing of conflicting or competing interests; Experience performing routine legal assignments independently; and Experience independently managing caseloads and completing activities within established schedules.

NOTE: Professional and/or academic experience in the Indo-Pacific region is highly desired, but not required.

NOTE: If currently employed as an attorney in the federal government, you must have completed one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level as of the closing date of the announcement, or previously served at the same or higher grade level as the position to be filled.

Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

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).

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

How to Apply

Follow the application procedure at www.usajobs.gov for more info.


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