Assistant General Counsel

Washington, D.C
Jun 24, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
Full Time

Advising managers, employees, and the general public on issues related to FOIA, ethics and a wide variety of matters concerning employee behaviors and responsibilities. Conducting legal research, reviewing laws, legal opinions, policies and precedent cases. Aiding with contracts, grants or other legal instruments executed by administrative officials of the Commission. This position reports directly to the General Counsel.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ability to provide legal counsel on law issues for state, local and federal laws & legislative topics.
  • Expert knowledge of the laws, regulations, policies and procedures related to all aspects of contract and grants management and the demonstrated ability to provide authoritative legal expertise.
  • Ability to analyze complex legal problems and issues (conducting analysis of and providing interpretative advice on the laws affecting ARC programs).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with managers, staff, attorneys and support personnel in a wide range of enforcement, litigation, policy-making activities and legal counseling.
  • Excellent legal writing skills.
  • Core competencies: accountability, adaptability, collaboration, communication, and critical analysis.
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment bringing an energetic and innovative approach to the work.


Conditions of Employment

  • Successful completion (prior to hire) and maintenance of background security review; U.S. citizenship required.
  • Occasional travel within the thirteen-state Appalachian region may be required. Must possess & maintain a valid driver's license.


  • Professional law degree (LL.B. or J.D.) from an accredited law school.
  • Active member and in good standing of the bar of a state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or a U.S. territory.
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience.


Please read the "Qualifications" section.

Additional information

ARC is an equal employment opportunity employer and endeavors to make reasonable accommodations to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified applicants with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of ARC's business. If an applicant believes he or she requires such assistance to complete the application or to participate in an interview, he or she should contact Lisa Pansegrouw, Director, Human Resources. If an applicant has any questions or concerns, he or she should reach out to Lisa Pansegrouw at 202.884.7770 or at .