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ProfileAssociate General Counsel Litigation
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Qualifications: Must be a graduate from a full course of study in a School of Law accredited by the American Bar Association and be an active member in good standing of the bar of a state, the territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. 1+ years of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the GS-15 or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector. Specialized Experience for this position includes: Experience providing legal counsel on matters relating to litigation and litigation risk, including employment litigation and labor law 2) Experience establishing policies related to litigation and employment law; Knowledge of federal laws and regulations related to litigation, labor, and employment law; Experience demonstrating the ability to engage in creative and flexible legal thinking, including the ability to leverage existing and new authorities in a manner which allows the agency to engage in the type of novel operations requisite to carrying out a large news-media organization. Carry out top-notch legal thinking, including an innate sense of the law and how it may apply to agency-specific fact scenarios. Convey concepts in terms of legal risk, so as to properly advise clients as to the risks associated with a course of action (in contrast to a binary thinker); and not try to give advice that substitutes one's personal risk preference for that of the client. Work well with others, including the ability to put oneself in others' shoes, especially one's clients. Demonstrate an innate enjoyment of law; this is critical to legal leadership to lead a team of attorneys with various levels of ability, skills, and experience to accomplish the litigation division and thus agency goals. Demonstrate mastery of or master the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations, governing all areas of Agency operations. Provide material experience with the majority of legal areas that the office addresses. Provide expert judgment and critical thinking skills, demonstrated through the leadership of complex projects and management of competing priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Engage in expert collaboration and consensus-building skills to work across multiple organizations and with personnel at all organizational levels. Provide expert interpersonal, leadership and managerial capabilities, including the ability to effectively direct tasking, assess and manage performance, and support the personal and professional development of all levels of personnel. Serve as a partner the General Counsel and as an alter-ego of the GC as called upon.
Closing date: 02/10/2022.
Announcement number: EX-11185376-21-AG. Apply online. No email. Visit the website for more information.
U.S. Agency for Global Media
330 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20037