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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

3-6 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 05,2018

Posted on

Jan 23,2018

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Senior Attorney The candidate handles assignments in the Monetary and Consumer Affairs area of the Board’s Legal Division. Drafts memoranda to the Board, staff opinion letters, legislative and regulatory proposals, etc. Furnishes legal opinions and advice and responds to System and public inquiries concerning Federal statutes, interpretations and opinions concerning the supervision and regulation of financial institutions, regulatory responsibilities of the Board, Reserve Bank matters, etc. Makes oral presentations at Board meetings. Performs more difficult assignments at this level, receives general supervision and direction from more experienced attorneys, and works with senior staff to prepare Board presentations and draft regulatory proposals. Should have 3-6 years of work experience as a practicing attorney in private practice or government agency and general knowledge of financial institution supervision and regulation. Must demonstrate experience/knowledge of one or more of the following: Clearing and settlement systems for securities (especially government) and derivatives, including operation of central counterparties; Operation of tri-party repo, FX, and other financial markets; Payment systems (including payment cards, wire, check, and ACH); Economics background and understanding of Federal Reserve Bank operations plus. Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal capabilities, personal initiative, and adaptability in working across legal disciplines. Should have JD or LL.B. degree from an accredited law school and be an active member of the Bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. U.S. Citizenship required.

Additional info

Ref: 20752

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20551