The Los Angeles Regional Office of the SEC is seeking an experienced trial lawyer and staff attorney in its Enforcement program. 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. These positions offer highly talented and motivated attorneys an unparalleled opportunity to investigate and litigate a wide variety of complex securities cases, including insider trading, financial reporting fraud, market manipulation, and investment offering fraud. Applicants must possess a J.D. or LL.B. degree and be an active member of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Los Angeles Regional Office
Trial Attorney candidates must have a minimum of four years of post-J.D. experience as a practicing attorney, at least three of which are experience litigating civil or criminal cases in Federal Court. We seek candidates with experience in securities litigation, white-collar criminal investigations or litigation, or complex business litigation. Experience trying cases to verdict or judgment is
desired. Other considerations include a strong academic record, commitment to public service, and robust oral advocacy and writing skills. Duties include leading representation of the SEC at trials in federal district court actions and administrative proceedings, providing expert litigation advice to staff and representing the agency in negotiations. Salary range is $141,612 to $233,450
DOE. Applications for the trial attorney position will only be accepted via the online job posting at https://www.usajobs.gov/429018400. Application deadline is Thursday, February 18, 2016.
Enforcement Staff Attorney candidates must have a minimum of three years of post-J.D. experience as a practicing attorney, one year of which includes analyzing complex legal and/or factual issues or conducting significant investigations or litigation. Duties include investigating and litigating all types of potential federal securities law violations. Salary range is $107,993 to $177,597 DOE. To be considered for the staff attorney position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your law school transcript, via e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org.