Attorney Adviser, CG-0905-12
Summary This Honors Attorney Program position is located in the Legal Division, Strategic Planning and Operations Group of the FDIC. The Program allows students in their final year of law school, new law school graduates in a post graduate program, and recently graduated judicial clerks to learn and work in support of the FDIC's mission. Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement. Responsibilities 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. Requirements Conditions of Employment Bar membership required. Qualifications In order to qualify for theHonors Attorney Program, you must meet the following qualification criteria 1.A JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school; and A current judicial law clerk, with a minimum of one year of judicial law clerk experience prior to the start of the program, that began no later than nine months after law school graduation and has been no longer than three years in length. 2. be admitted to practice before the highest court of any state, territory or the District of Columbia, and 3. 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 atleast 3.0 unrounded based on a scale of 4.0. NOTE: If your law school does not calculate class rank, and also does not providetraditional grades or a GPA, you should include a link to the school's grading policy and should provide a narrative explanation of howyour law school performance correlates with our requirements. Education 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, DC and Arlington, Virginia. The Honors Attorney Program appointment is for a period not-to-exceed 24 months. If you are not admitted to practice when you join the FDIC, you will be classified as a Law Clerk. Upon admission to a state bar you will be reclassified as an Attorney. Additionally, if you do not acquire bar membership within 14 months of appointment, the appointment terminates. While a permanent appointment beyond the temporary 24-month appointment cannot be guaranteed, successful completion of the Honors Attorney Program may lead to a permanent appointment in the FDIC's Legal Division. This position is advertised as an OPEN CONTINUOUS with a final closing date of 09/27/2021. Applicants that apply before each closing date of the cut off dates listed below or when a request for an additional vacancy is submitted will be considered. Due to the high volume of qualified applicants expected to apply, a first cut-off date of 08/30/2021will be used. A second cut-off date of 09/13/2021 will be used. If the resulting candidate pool is not sufficient to meet the hiring needs, all candidates who apply by the closing date of this announcement will receive consideration.