[Job] FTC General Attorney (Trade Regulation), DC

Vacancy Description: General Attorney (Trade Regulation)
Open Period: 11/06/2009 – 11/20/2009
Series/Grade: GS-0905-13/14/15
Salary: $86,927.00 TO $153,200.00
Promotion Potential: GS-15
Hiring Agency: Federal Trade Commission
Duty Locations: 1 vacancy in Washington DC Metro Area, DC
For more information, Contact: Shenora Simmons, 202-326-3531 askhr@ftc.gov

Key Requirements:

* Law degree and active bar membership

Position Information:
Full-time
Permanent

Major Duties:
As an attorney in the Health Care Division you will perform a variety of legal duties relating to cases or legal issues of extreme difficulty. Often the work of the division staff includes advisory functions related to antitrust enforcement policy under the various statutes enforced by the Commission. A successful staff member has interest in and the ability to deal with both legal analysis and economic and practical business issues arising from the matters under investigation. More specifically you will:

- Make initial determinations as to whether matters should be investigated;
- Plan and conduct investigations of potentially anticompetitive conduct in the health care field, often working as a member of a
team;
- Based on evidence collected during investigation, and on applicable legal precedents, determine whether a matter should be pursued or
closed;
- Prepare for conduct trial of matters to be pursued, or negotiate settlement of those matters; and
- Perform special assignments as directed.

Qualifications and Evaluations:

Applicants must have attained the first professional law degree (LL.B or J.D.) from an accredited law school and be an active member
in good standing of the bar of a state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or a U.S. territory.

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