The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Our mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. A career with the SEC offers work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. You can contribute to securities regulation and enforcement while making a positive difference for the American investing public.
Plans, organizes, and conducts or supervises trials of the most difficult and complex cases, which often require establishing efficient and innovative trial techniques while sometimes creating new legal precedent while understanding that cases are highly sensitive; generate exceptional interest on the part of the government, the defendant/respondent, and/or the public.
Provides effective leadership in the preparation, review, and revision of all case related legal papers, briefs, and memorandum in assigned litigation cases, including civil actions and administrative proceedings. Directs the preparation of and/or prepares and files required legal papers, such as briefs, motions, etc., in civil and administrative proceedings.
Argues or supervises the argument of motions in court and attends other court proceedings, conferences, and hearings in litigation as warranted.
Participates with investigative and Trial Unit staff to recommend enforcement actions and settlements thereof. Represents the SEC in dealings with state and federal regulatory and enforcement counterparts in connection with investigations, presentation of matters to a federal grand jury, criminal trials, and appeals.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
J. D. or LL.B. degree.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The agency seeks high-caliber employees who share the same values of integrity, fairness, accountability, resourcefulness, teamwork, and commitment to excellence.
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