ATTORNEY-ADVISER


Posted on Jun 03, 2020

Securities and Exchange Commission, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

Washington, DC

The Division of Trading and Markets (TM) establishes and maintains standards for fair, orderly, and efficient markets and regulates the major securities market participants, including broker-dealers, self-regulatory organizations (commonly known as SROs, which include stock exchanges, FINRA, and clearing agencies), and transfer agents.

The position is located in Washington, DC.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

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.

Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S.

Department of Education.

BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess the following J.D.

or LL.B.

degree --AND-- Active membership of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

(Note: proof of bar membership will be required before entry on duty.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic requirement, applicants must also meet the minimum qualification requirement.nSK-14: Applicant must have 3 year(s) of post J.D.

work experience as a practicing attorney, 2 year(s) of which includes the following: Interpreting, applying, and explaining the provision of the laws, rules, and regulations that govern the securities industry, in particular, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; AND Collaborating on the evaluation of legal and policy issues, addressing securities law, analyzing and explaining the application of legal principles and precedents, AND Collaborating on developing and justifying recommendations or conclusions related to federal securities laws.

How to Apply

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


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