Wednesday , March 22 2023

Dea Recruiting – Attorney

Website Drug Enforcement Administration

Job Description:

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking an attorney to work in the Office of Chief Counsel (CC), Administrative and General Law Section (CCA). This office is located in Arlington, Virginia, and provides legal advice and support to DEA management and field offices worldwide. The attorney’s primary role will be to work collaboratively with others in DEA’s Office of Chief Counsel to provide legal advice to the Diversion Control Division and other DEA components on all aspects of a nationwide multidistrict opioid-related litigation (MDL). The attorney will have varied responsibilities, including but not limited to, responding to discovery requests, drafting motions, creating privilege logs, preparing witnesses for deposition and trial, and attending depositions, hearings, or trial as may be needed. The attorney will also serve as DEA’s point of contact with other Department of Justice components and third parties during litigation. In executing these MDL duties, the attorney may be required to perform extended temporary duty in various locations nationwide. As case needs allow and based on the collaborative nature of CCA practice, the attorney may also be given responsibility for other matters in addition to the MDL. These additional responsibilities will be in the administrative law practice areas of Freedom of Information Act consultation and litigation, civilian personnel law, fiscal law, and more. Do your career “Justice” by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation’s law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants’ qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, an unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Security Clearance
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Drug testing designated position

Job Details:

Company: Drug Enforcement Administration

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Washington, DC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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