FERC Jobs – Law Clerk

Website Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Job Description:

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is ranked #1 among mid-sized agencies through the Partnership for Public Service’s Best Places to Work in the Federal Government! This Law Clerk position is in the Office of General Counsel (OGC).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing precedent decisions in the analysis of problem cases, drawing sound conclusions, and assisting in the preparation of orders, recommendations and other legal documents;
  • Processing of cases, which in most instances, involve the public interest;
  • Performing legal research to supplement attorneys in cases involving difficult and complicated facts relating to any matters  arising under the provisions of the Federal Power Act; Natural Gas Act; Natural Gas Policy Act; Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act; Interstate Commerce Act, Administrative Procedures Act and other Federal statutes;
  • Consulting with attorneys and other appropriate staff members on administrative and technical matters relative to assignments and obtain advice and instruction;
  • Conducting research for the purpose of giving legal advice and assistance (both oral and written) on questions of law and fact or issues which are clearly covered by well-established precedents or prior Commission and court decisions;
  • Performing other comparable legal duties as assigned pending admission to state/DC bar association.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduated with academic honors
  • High Academic Achievement (graduated in the top 25% of class and a GPA of 3.5 or higher)
  • Demonstrated interest in substantive areas of FERC’s authority
  • Law journal or other relevant writing experience
  • Moot court competition, legal aid, or legal clinic experience
  • Judicial Law Clerk experience

Job Details:

Company: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Accounting

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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