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Attorney-Adviser (Senior Attorney), CG-0905-14

Washington, D.C
Closing date
Nov 23, 2023

  • Provides advice and counsel on a routine basis to client divisions and other senior management officials on the development of important, formal FDIC policies and positions.
  • Plans, conducts, evaluates, and coordinates extensive and complex legal policy studies and analyses and presents findings, conclusions, options, and recommendations to decision-making and policymaking officials. Provides legal support for agency rulemaking, statements of policy, and implementation of agency rules.
  • Interprets and applies relevant statutory and regulatory provisions to the development and assessment of policy initiatives.
  • Prepares legal memoranda and other legal documents on legal issues, sometimes involving questions of first impression and with conflicting precedents.


Conditions of Employment

The announcement has been amended to extend the closing date to 11/22/23. Also the telework statement has been updated.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

Active bar membership is required as a condition of employment.

Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required


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. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 13 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing legal advice on matters relating to the resolution and receivership of failed financial institutions related to federal banking laws including the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, the National Bank Act, and numerous banking codes.

J.D. or LL.B Degree required.

Active Membership in good standing of the bar of at least one state, territory, commonwealth, or the District of Columbia.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here .


See requirements stated under QUALIFICATIONS.

Additional information

Selectee(s) for this position will be required to report to their duty station office 3 days per week beginning January 1, 2024.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

If selected, you may be required to serve a trial period.

Evidence of current bar membership in good standing will be confirmed prior to appointment.

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