General Counsel – U.S. International Trade Commission – Washington D.C.

The U.S. International Trade Commission is seeking a General Counsel. This senior service executive opportunity is open to all US citizens, until June 4, 2013.

You will manage the Office of the General Counsel and serve as the top-ranking legal officer for the Commission, providing leadership to a professional staff and agency officials on all international trade and administrative law matters before the Commission.  You will review Commission actions for compliance with related statutes, Executive Orders, and regulations.  You will represent the Commission in Federal Court proceedings and act as the Commission’s chief legal representative in briefings and negotiations with other federal agencies. In addition to direct experience in international trade and administrative law, this position requires active Bar membership and graduation from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

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Additional Info:
Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Washington, D.C.

We are a small independent Federal agency with a big mission.  We protect U.S. business interests in the international trade arena by investigating, analyzing, and conducting hearings on trade, intellectual property, tariff, and competitiveness issues.  Here you will find current topics, a fast-paced working environment, a team approach to problem solving, a collegial atmosphere, and an organization that appreciates a balance of your work and private life.  We have frequent interactions with Congress, the Executive Offices of the President, and other Federal agencies with interests in international trade, as well as private sector entities with interests in international trade issues.  Top it all off with a terrific DC location and full Federal benefits, for some exciting opportunities.