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USDA’s Office of the General Counsel’s Civil Rights, Labor and Employment Law Division, Policy Section, is seeking an experienced attorney with interest and commitment to civil rights, labor, and employment law in Washington, DC.  The position will be filled at a GS-12/13/14 level in the excepted service.  The incumbent will provide legal advice, research, analysis, and interpretation of federal, state, and local laws, as well as oral and written opinions, memoranda, pleadings, briefs, and legal support of all USDA programs and litigation, and will perform other legal services as assigned. The incumbent's practice will primarily focus on labor relations issues.

Position: Attorney
Organization: USDA’s
Location: Washington,  DC 
United States
Salary: 0.00
Posting Start Date: 9/3/2020
Date Posted: 9/3/2020
Requirements The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in federal sector labor law.  Primary duties will include providing advice and counsel in all aspects of federal labor relations, representing management in CBA negotiations, defending federal sector CBA grievances, and representing the government for both arbitrations and mediations.  The candidate will be a member of the Civil Rights, Labor, and Employment Law Division, Policy Section, and as such, should have legal experience in the area of civil rights, labor, and employment law.

The Civil Rights, Labor, and Employment Law Division is a highly collaborative, national practice that provides advice and counsel to all of USDA’s five Mission Areas, approximately 18 subcomponent Agencies, and Departmental management and Staff offices.  The candidate must have strong oral and written skills in communicating to diverse clients and stakeholders, demonstrate attention to detail, and ability to collaborate, and a strong work ethic.

By September 9, 2020, please submit a resume, evidence of bar membership, and writing sample by email to Emily Tasman, Assistant General Counsel, USDA Office of the General Counsel, Civil Rights, Labor and Employment Law Division, Policy Section at emily.tasman@usda.gov.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/3/2020
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Washington,  DC 20250
United States
Emily Tasman