Contract Litigation Attorney
|Work Schedule:||Full Time|
|Salary:||$89,033 – $136,771
GS-13 - GS-15
|Location:||Washington, DC metropolitan area|
The CIA's Office of General Counsel is recruiting highly qualified Government Contract Litigators at the GS-13 to GS-15 range to join its exciting and challenging legal practice. Experienced practitioners looking for an opportunity to serve their country in the Intelligence Community are encouraged to apply. Candidates for this position should have a minimum of three years of experience, either with the Federal Government or in private practice, litigating protests before the Government Accountability Office and/or litigating contract disputes before a Board of Contract Appeals. This practice provides the opportunity for a confident practitioner with excellent advocacy skills to take the lead in representing the Government in such litigation. Experience with litigation involving classified matters would be a plus, but is not essential. Though the position requires significant litigation experience, the attorney's practice may also involve advising clients on the resolution of claims at the pre-dispute stage.
Minimum requirements: Graduation from an ABA-accredited law school and active bar membership from any of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or the US Virgin Islands are required.
OGC requires the submission as attachments of a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, legal writing sample, and the names and telephone numbers of three legal references.
OGC receives hundreds of resumes a month from people desiring to serve their country by participating in our intelligence mission. If you apply for a position with the CIA's Office of General Counsel (OGC) and have not heard from us within 45 days of the date of your application, then we will not be offering you a position. We regret that we cannot personally respond to and hire all the candidates who wish to work for the CIA Office of General Counsel.
All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.
To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
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An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.