ATTORNEY ADVISER


Posted on May 22, 2020

Securities and Exchange Commission, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations

Washington, DC

The Office of International Affairs (OIA) promotes the SEC's mission by advancing international regulatory and enforcement cooperation, promoting the adoption of high regulatory standards worldwide, and formulating technical assistance programs to strengthen the regulatory infrastructure in global financial markets.

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-13: Applicant must have at least two (2) years post J.D.

experience as a practicing attorney, one (1) year of which includes:n1.

Providing analysis and legal advice on the international application of US federal securities laws, regulations, and policies; ORn2.

Conducting examinations or investigations relating to violations of US federal securities laws with cross-border implications.

SK-14: Applicant must have at least three (3) years post J.D.

experience as a practicing attorney, two (2) years of which includes:n1.

Providing analysis and legal advice on the international application of US federal securities laws, regulations, and policies; 2.

Conducting examinations or investigations relating to violations of US securities laws with cross-border implications; ORn3.

Drafting, negotiating, or interpreting multilateral or bilateral arrangements for cooperation and information sharing among law enforcement and regulatory agencies or utilizing established arrangements to obtain information for use in civil litigation or administrative proceedings.

Highly Desirable: The ability to speak, read, write, and review documents in a foreign language, especially in a legal and business setting.

How to Apply

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


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