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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 09,2018

Posted on

Mar 29,2018

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Director of Consumer Protection The candidate reports to the Deputy Attorney General for PAD and works closely with the Attorney General and Chief Deputy. Will be responsible for planning, directing, and managing OCP. OCP enforces the District's consumer protection laws and mediates disputes between consumers and businesses. Establishing priorities, policies and procedures for OCP; Directly supervising all lawyers and administrative staff in the Office, including overseeing all phases of litigation and other program work, providing training and professional development opportunities, evaluating performance, and managing personnel-related issues; Managing complex litigation, including local and national civil enforcement of cases, prosecutions, negotiations and litigation; Leading and participating in large, multistate investigations and litigation of relevance to the District; Overseeing a program to intake, evaluate, and potentially investigate consumer complaints; Engaging the public on consumer education through town hall meetings, media, and outreach materials, and reaching out to community and legal services groups to amplify OAG’s work; Developing legislative proposals to strengthen existing District of Columbia consumer protection laws; Advising the Attorney General, Chief Deputy, and other senior government officials on legal and policy issues related to consumers; and Representing the Attorney General in meetings with high government officials, including members of the D.C. Council and their staff. Must have substantive knowledge of relevant laws, policies and practices relating to consumer protection, prior litigation experience, and strong writing and research skills. Should have strong management and organization skills, and possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain working relationships with stakeholders at all levels, including law enforcement, legislators, state and federal agencies and agency staff. Closing: 04/17/18.

Additional info

Ref: 18-022. Send a cover letter, resume, list of three references and a writing sample.

Company info

Arlyntha Love
Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
441 4th Street,NW
Washington, DC 20001