Job Details

Attorney Staff

Company name

Tennessee Valley Authority

Organization Type


Job Type


Valid Through

Aug 29,2019

Posted on

May 16,2019


Knoxville, TN, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Attorney, Staff
The candidate provides legal research, counsel, guidance, assistance, and other legal services related to one or more subject areas or functional areas within Agency, assisting in or performing research, or preparation and/or advocacy of Agency’s position in litigation or administrative proceedings. Provides legal and factual responses on routine issues and more complex matters as assigned. Assignments involve investigation of legal and factual questions, often requiring substantial amounts of research and may deal with Federal, State, and/or local law. May represent Agency in administrative proceedings, take depositions, conduct trial and/or hearings of routine or less complicated cases/issues and assist in more significant or complicated cases. Assignments are given in terms of specific objectives; work is reviewed upon completion. Guidance is available throughout the assignments. Work on non-standardized or more complex problems and approaches are given study by the supervisor before being accepted or acted upon.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a law degree or must be scheduled to receive such a law degree within 10 months of the date of application. Having a law degree is a requirement to commence employment in this position. Should have strong academic credentials, analytical skills and the ability to communicate effectively. Preference will be given to candidates who (1) have prior experience performing legal work for Agency’s Office of the General Counsel (e.g., as an intern, contractor, or Honors attorney) or 1+ year(s) actual litigation experience as a licensed attorney; and (2) are a member of the Bar of a United States District Court (E.D. Tenn. preferred).

Application Deadline: May 22, 2019.

Additional info

Job ID: 508885

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Tennessee Valley Authority
400 West Summit Hill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37902