Attorney-Adviser CG-0905-12

Washington, D.C
Jun 28, 2022
Jul 05, 2022
Full Time

  • Provides legal research and analysis.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of corporate, commercial, constitutional, and administrative law, as well as knowledge of statutory construction.
  • Prepares legal opinions on a wide variety of subjects.
  • Prepares legal documents such as complaints, motions, briefs, and regulations, and legal memoranda/forms.
  • Complete assigned tasks and/or projects of limited scope and complexity designed to develop skills and proficiency.


Conditions of Employment

Bar membership required.


In order to qualify for the Honors Attorney Program, you must meet the following qualification criteria

1) A J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school; AND 2.) A current judicial law clerk, who's judicial law clerk experience began no later than nine months after law school graduation and has been no longer than three years in length; AND 3.) Active member in good standing of the bar of at least one state, territory commonwealth, or the District of Columbia; AND 4.) Be in at least the upper thirty-three percent (33%) of your law school class and/or have an overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 unrounded based on a scale of 4.0. NOTE: If your law school does not calculate class rank, and also does not provide traditional grades or a GPA, you should include a link to the school's grading policy and should provide a narrative explanation of how your law school performance correlates with our requirements.


There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

Selected candidates will be assigned to our headquarters offices in Washington, D.C. and Arlington, Virginia.

This position is advertised as with a final closing date of 09/11/2022. Applicants that apply before each cut-off date listed below or when a request for an additional vacancy is submitted will be considered. Interviews will not be scheduled until all applications have been considered.

Due to the high volume of qualified applicants expected to apply, a first cut-off date of 06/30/2022 will be used. A second cut-off date of 07/29/2022 will be used. A third cut-off date of 08/15/2022 will be used. A fourth cut-off date of 08/31/2022 will be used. A final cut-off date of 09/11/2022 will be used.

Successful completion of the Honors Attorney Program may lead to a permanent appointment in the FDIC's Legal Division.