Attorney Advisor (Compliance Counsel)

Washington D.C.
Jun 06, 2017
Jun 28, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The Fraud Section is a litigating unit that investigates and prosecutes complex, multi-district and international white-collar criminal cases throughout the country and implements and coordinates the Department's fraud enforcement policy. Fraud Section cases focus on corporate, securities and investment fraud, foreign bribery (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act), health care fraud, financial institution and insurance fraud, mortgage fraud, procurement and government program fraud (including fraud related to economic stimulus and recovery programs), mass marketing fraud and other complex criminal schemes.

To fulfill its mission, the Fraud Section seeks a highly qualified compliance attorney with unique expertise to assist Fraud Section prosecutors with regard to compliance-related issues.

This position will be for an initial term of two years and may be extended for additional terms.

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel may be required.

  • No

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
  • You may be required to take a drug test.
  • Required Qualifications: Interested applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be duly licensed and authorized to practice as an attorney under the laws of any State, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and be an active member of the bar in good standing.

    Grade Specific Qualifications:

    • To qualify at the GS-15 grade level, applicants must have at least four (4) years post J.D. legal experience, one of which was specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-14 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include experience in a senior compliance position within a multinational company, knowledge of state-of-the-art compliance programs, and the ability to benchmark industries.

    Preferred Qualifications: Your qualifications will be further evaluated based upon the following competencies:
    • Demonstrated compliance experience within the financial industry.
    • Demonstrated compliance experience within multiple industries (healthcare, financial services, insurance, etc.)


    A J.D. Degree.

    Other Requirements:

    • You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
    • All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
    • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
    • An in-person interview in Washington, D.C. may be required for this position prior to final selection. The cost of travel to the interview site will be the responsibility of the applicant unless otherwise stated. Reasonable accommodation requests will be considered on an individual basis as requested by a person with a disability. Declining an invitation to interview may remove you from further consideration.


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