Healthcare Attorney (Non-Partnership Track) | Philadelphia, PA

 

We are seeking a lawyer with at least 4 years of experience in regulatory/transactional health law to join our Business & Finance Department. Successful candidates will have knowledge of federal and state health care laws and regulations, including the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA, HITECH, False Claims Act, Stark, Anti-kickback, and Medicare laws and regulations. Outstanding academic credentials and excellent oral and written communication are required. Attorneys in our growing healthcare practice serve as counsel to non-profit and for-profit health care providers, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, pharmacies, physician practices and clinical labs, as well as represent medical schools, medical plans, third-party payers and other health care related providers and businesses. Active bar in PA and/or NJ is preferred.

Our Business & Finance Department has a regional and national practice involving public and private companies and nonprofit organizations. Our clients include companies engaged in technology, manufacturing and service functions; pharmaceutical, energy, telecommunications, and software as well as financial institutions; investment companies; sports and other franchises; public utilities; and hospitals and health services.

Ballard Spahr is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encourage to apply.

Applicants can apply online.


attorney adviser positions with the social security administration

The Social Security Administration’s (SSA) administrative appeals operation, under the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR), is one of the largest administrative judicial systems in the world. SSA issues more than half a million hearing and appeal dispositions each year. Administrative law judges (ALJs) conduct hearings and issue decisions. The Appeals Council considers appeals from hearing decisions, and acts as the final level of administrative review for the Agency.

The New York region’s Office of Disability Adjudication and Review is currently accepting resumes for the position of Attorney Adviser and Attorney Adviser-Bilingual Spanish in our hearing offices.  SSA’s Region II has 16 hearing offices throughout New York, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico.

Attorney advisers work closely with ALJs, analyzing cases, researching federal regulations and Agency policy, and drafting decisions in cases arising under Titles II and XVI of the Social Security Act as amended, implementing regulations, related federal and state laws, and precedential Social Security Rulings and court decisions.  Promotion is possible to higher level positions, including supervisory positions.

All qualified applicants should submit a current resume, documentation of current bar membership, certification of good standing, and a writing sample, along with any outstanding law school achievements (if applicable ) to ODAR.NEW.YORK.RO.Recruitment@ssa.gov

Applicants should also specify the particular hearing office in which he or she is interested in working.  Attached is a complete list of hearing offices in Region II.

ODAR Region II Hearing Offices

Albany, NY

Bronx, NY

Buffalo, NY

Jericho, NY

Jersey City, NJ

Mayaguez, PR

New York, NY (2 locations)

Newark, NJ

Ponce, PR

Queens, NY

Rochester, NY

San Juan, PR

Syracuse, NY

South Jersey, NJ (Pennsauken)

White Plains, NY


two positions with the city of philadelphia law department

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENTS UNIT

REAL ESTATE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

Job Title:  DEPUTY CITY SOLICITOR

Position:  The attorney will join a group of eight attorneys who provide legal counsel to the Department of Parks and Recreation, Department of Public Property, Commerce Department, Free Library, Records Department, Streets Department, Office of Supportive Housing, Art Commission, Planning Commission, Managing Director’s Office, and the Mayor’s Office.  While the attorney may be called upon to work for each of these departments and offices from time to time, the attorney’s principal client likely will be the Department of Parks and Recreation.  Also, the attorney will frequently work with a Senior Attorney in representing Parks and Recreation.

The attorney must be or become familiar with the City’s Home Rule Charter and the Philadelphia Code in order to advise clients how to structure, negotiate, and document transactions.  A significant part of the job will be to negotiate and draft deal documents.  Typical transactions include conveyances, leases, license agreements, easements, and concession agreements.  The attorney will draft ordinances as necessary to obtain Philadelphia City Council’s authorization for the transaction.  The attorney will report to the Divisional Deputy City Solicitor for Real Estate and Economic Development.  

Qualifications:  Minimum of four years legal experience.  Background in real estate essential; knowledge of City procedures and requirements very helpful.  Attorney must be able to work and manage numerous projects independently.  

Contact:         Please submit all resumes and inquiries to Brendan O’Rourke, Chief Deputy City Solicitor, at brendan.orourke@phila.gov or contact by phone (215) 683-5291. The deadline for submissions is June 23, 2017.      

City of Philadelphia residency within 6 months of hire is required.

The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to faqpchr@phila.gov. For more information, go to: Human Relations Website at: http://www.phila.gov/humanrelations

 

Assistant City Solicitor, Child Welfare Unit

The City of Philadelphia Law Department is seeking to hire an entry-level attorney as an Assistant City Solicitor in the Child Welfare Unit (CWU).  The CWU represents the City of Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) in all aspects of its work in investigating reports of child abuse and child neglect and providing services to children and families in need.

This is an entry level position.  No prior litigation experience is required, although applicants must be members of the Pennsylvania Bar. The ideal candidate has good academic credentials and strong communication, analytical, and writing skills.  Assistants in the CWU will have the opportunity to handle a substantial case load within a short period of their arrival in the CWU and will be charged with Court Room duties after a one month training interval.  This position is ideal for candidates looking to improve and develop their court room skills while at the same time assisting the City in protecting some of its most vulnerable citizens.

The duties of an Assistant City Solicitor in the CWU primarily consist of representing DHS in Dependency matters in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia – Family Division.  These duties include but are not limited to:

·       Litigating Dependency Cases in Family Court in Bench Trials;

·       Litigating Permanency Hearings for Children adjudicated Dependent in Family Court;

·       Litigating Termination of Parental Rights/Adoption Cases in Family Court;

·       Representing DHS at the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Bureau of Hearings and Appeals in Expungement matters;

·       Preparing DHS files for review by parents, counsel, and other parties requesting these files

·       Litigating motions to quash subpoenas for DHS records

·       Drafting pleadings, motions, and briefs; and

·       Researching and analyzing complex legal issues.

Interested candidates should forward a resume, transcript, and writing sample to Jonathan Houlon, Chief Deputy City Solicitor, Child Welfare Unit (jonathan.houlon@phila.gov).  The deadline for submissions is June 23, 2017.

City of Philadelphia residency within 6 months of hire is required.

The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to faqpchr@phila.gov. For more information, go to: Human Relations Website at: http://www.phila.gov/humanrelations


two positions with justice in aging

Litigation Attorney – Washington, D.C. Office

Justice in Aging seeks a litigation attorney with five to ten years of experience to join our Washington, D.C. office. The successful candidate will work closely with the Litigation Director and the Litigation Team in developing and pursuing high impact cases that defend the rights of older adults. The litigation attorney will work closely with attorneys in our three offices (Washington, DC, Oakland and Los Angeles) on issues related to health, economic security and preserving the social safety net for seniors.

Justice in Aging (formerly known as the National Senior Citizens Law Center) uses the power of law and our expertise in safety net programs like Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to fight senior poverty. We have a rich tradition of successful, high-impact, strategic advocacy on behalf of the more than 6 million seniors living in poverty in America. Our litigation program has a reputation for successfully using the courts to protect the rights of older adults. We partner with advocates on the ground to monitor legal issues that impact our clients and advance litigation to address problems that arise. In the last decade, Justice in Aging’s litigation team has returned or preserved more than two billion dollars in safety net benefits for seniors and people with disabilities living in poverty. This position presents an excellent opportunity to contribute to this impactful work in a time when the challenges to the safety net seniors rely on could not be greater.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidate review will begin on June 26, 2017. Questions about the position can be directed to Regan Bailey at rbailey@justiceinaging.org.

Responsibilities:

The litigation attorney will handle litigation in federal and state courts, with a focus on federal litigation.

The attorney will have responsibility for the development and prosecution of cases, including research, investigation, discovery, motions practice, trial and appeal. In addition, the attorney will participate in negotiating possible settlements in lieu of trial.

The attorney will work closely with the Litigation Director and members of the Litigation Team, as well as partnering advocates in multiple jurisdictions.

The attorney will work with other Justice in Aging team members to advance other Justice in Aging policy objectives.

As needed, the attorney will supervise other attorneys, pro bono attorneys, fellows and law clerks.

Some travel may be required.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate, with admission in the DC Bar (or eligibility for admission).
  • Five to ten years of hands-on litigation experience (may be partially fulfilled with other relevant experience). Experience in the federal bar, in complex system reform litigation and/or a judicial clerkship are highly desirable.
  • Familiarity and passion for civil rights protections and public entitlements applicable to older adults (e.g. Medicaid, Social Security, or the Americans with Disabilities Act).
  • Commitment to advocating on behalf of marginalized communities.
  • Collegial, collaborative approach. Ability to provide technical assistance and legal advice to advocates with competence and generosity of spirit.
  • Strong legal writing, analytical and advocacy skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with a high quality work product.

Compensation:

Salary for this position will range from $75,000 to $94,000, based on a fixed salary scale. Justice in Aging also offers a competitive benefits package, including health, dental and life insurance; flexible reimbursement plan; 403(b) retirement savings plan; and generous vacation policy.

To Apply:

Please submit the following to Katrina Cohens, kcohens@justiceinaging.org: cover letter that describes your interest in this particular position, résumé, one writing sample, and three professional references. In your cover letter, please address the following in order for your application to be considered:

At Justice in Aging we advocate for older adults, particularly those in populations that have traditionally lacked legal protection, such as women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and people with limited English proficiency. To promote social justice and best achieve our mission, Justice in Aging is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and creating an inclusive and respectful workplace in which differences are acknowledged and valued. How do you think your personal or professional experience or background has prepared you to contribute to a work environment with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion?

Justice in Aging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to maintaining a diverse staff and we particularly encourage applications from members of racial and ethnic minority groups, women, the LGBTQ community, and others whose background may contribute to more effective representation of low-income people and underserved communities.

 

Post-Graduate Fellowship Opportunity for 2018 Law Graduates Washington, D.C. And California (Los Angeles and Oakland) Offices

Justice in Aging is a 45-year-old non-profit organization with staff and offices in Oakland and Los Angeles, CA, as well as in Washington, D.C. We have a rich tradition of successful, high-impact, strategic advocacy on behalf of the more than 6 million seniors living in poverty in America. As the safety net upon which seniors rely comes increasingly under attack, Justice in Aging’s fight for the rights of low-income older adults is more important than ever. We seek to sponsor an outstanding legal fellow to help us in that cause. More information is available at www.justiceinaging.org.

The Position:  Justice in Aging seeks to sponsor law student applicants for 2018 Fellowships, including school-based fellowships, the Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging Fellowship, the Equal Justice Works Fellowship, the Skadden Fellowship, and others. Work could commence in summer or fall 2018. The location for the Fellow is Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, or Oakland, depending on the fellow’s preference, the subject matter, and Justice in Aging’s needs.

The Project:  Justice in Aging staff will work with the applicant to prepare a fellowship application for a project of the applicant’s choosing, in any area of Justice in Aging’s expertise, including income security advocacy (Social Security and Supplemental Security Income), issues affecting dual eligibles (those on both Medicare and Medicaid), and Medicaid issues around community-based options for long-term care, including assisted living. Justice in Aging attorneys will work very closely with prospective fellowship applicants to develop a fellowship project that meshes Justice in Aging’s priorities with the applicant’s interests and talents. We have hosted Borchard and Skadden fellows in the past, and hope to continue and expand our fellowship program.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate has a genuine and documented commitment to working for poor and underserved populations, high-caliber legal research and writing skills, and the ability to take initiative and work independently.  A commitment to a public interest career is extremely desirable.

Applications:  Please send a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, writing sample, and list of three references to Katrina Cohens, kcohens@justiceinaging.org. In your cover letter, please address the following question:

Justice in Aging advocates for older adults, particularly those in populations that have traditionally lacked legal protection, such as women, people of color, LGBT individuals, and people with limited English proficiency. To promote social justice and best achieve our mission, Justice in Aging is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace in which differences are acknowledged and valued.  How has your personal background or experiences, professional or otherwise, prepared you to contribute to our commitment to social justice and diversity amongst our staff?

Applicants must apply by June 16, 2017.


City of Philadelphia Law Department

Commercial Law Unit (Finance and Contracts Division)

Legal Assistant:

The Commercial Law Unit of the Law Department is seeking to fill a Legal Assistant in the Contracts and Finance Division.  The job duties include the drafting and review of professional service contracts and working with attorneys in the Commercial Law Unit and other Units as well as contract managers in departments throughout the City in moving contracts from initiation to conformance through the City’s automated contract system.  Excellent organizational, oral and written communication as well as client management skills are required coupled with the ability to manage numerous assignments.  Preferred candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and have contract experience. 

Please direct all resumes and inquiries to Francois Dutchie at francois.dutchie@phila.gov or Michael Athay at michael.athay@phila.gov

The deadline for submission of resumes is Friday, June 9, 2017.

City of Philadelphia residency within 6 months of hire is required.

The City of Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not permit discrimination based on race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, source of income, familial status, genetic information or domestic or sexual violence victim status. If you believe you were discriminated against, call the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations at 215-686-4670 or send an email to faqpchr@phila.gov. For more information, go to: Human Relations Website at: http://www.phila.gov/humanrelations


visiting assistant professor positions at villanova school of law

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law seeks three qualified individuals to serve as Visiting Assistant Professors of Law during 2017-18 academic year.  We encourage persons with strong academic records and the potential for outstanding teaching and scholarship to apply.  Although not limited to these subject matters, candidates must be willing to teach in one of the following areas:  Criminal Law, Law and Economics, and Legal Writing.

The successful candidates will enjoy many benefits of a top-notch law faculty.  Our visiting assistant professors (VAPs) will teach one course per semester, allowing ample time for scholarship.  VAPs also are invited to attend faculty meetings, participate in faculty workshops, and are given opportunities to engage in mock job talks, mock job interviews, and scholarship reviews.  Alumni of our VAP program have gone on to hold tenure-track appointments at other esteemed law schools, including the University of Florida, Washington and Lee University, University of Alabama, and Temple University.

The position is a 10-month, terminal visiting position beginning in the summer of 2017.  Salary is commensurate with experience and VAPs receive health and dental benefits. 

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and members of other groups that traditionally have been underrepresented in law teaching to apply. All interested persons should apply through Villanova University’s Human Resources website, which has posts for three separate positions:

-        Criminal Law: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/11357

-        Legal Writing: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/11324

-        Law and Economics: https://jobs.villanova.edu/postings/11322

Applicants should feel free to apply to multiple positions but, of course, should satisfy the minimum qualifications for each position he or she seeks.  Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis and we strongly encourage interested persons to apply no later than June 2, 2017.  Questions may be directed to Professor Teri Ravenell.  Her email address is ravenell@law.villanova.edu.


immigrants' rights staff attorney for aclu

The American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania (ACLU-PA) seeks a full-time immigrants’ rights staff attorney to join its legal department.  The ACLU-PA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public interest organization, dedicated to defending and enhancing personal freedoms protected by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights through litigation, legislative advocacy, and community education. It is a fast-paced environment that addresses headline-making issues with powerful personal stories and dynamic, precedent-setting solutions. The ACLU-PA has ten volunteer chapters, approximately 52,000 members and donors, 23 full-time employees, and a $3.8 million operating budget.

The immigrants’ rights staff attorney will work to 1) identify systemic government abuses of power violating immigrants’ rights that the ACLU-PA should challenge through advocacy or litigation; 2) work with other ACLU lawyers and volunteer attorneys to prosecute impact litigation to advance immigrants’ rights; 3) coordinate with and provide legal support to immigrants’ rights advocates across the state; and 4) help to promote immigrant-friendly local, county and state policies and legislation and to defeat unfriendly efforts. 

The immigrants’ rights staff attorney works under the legal director’s supervision and in close collaboration with other lawyers, as well as staff from the legislative, advocacy and communications departments.  The preferred work location for the immigrants’ rights staff attorney position is in the ACLU-PA’s Harrisburg or Allentown offices, but consideration will be given to placement in the Philadelphia office.

Responsibilities

  • Work with legal department lawyers and cooperating private attorneys in teams to develop impact litigation and litigate immigrants’ rights lawsuits in immigration court and the federal courts.
  • Build and implement effective campaigns to promote positive immigrants’ rights policy changes at the local, state, and national level by influencing government agencies, law enforcement departments, executive branch officials, and legislators.
  • Work with and facilitate broad-based coalition efforts to advance immigrant-friendly legislative and policy changes and push back against anti-immigrant legislative efforts.
  • Serve as an immigrants’ rights legal and policy expert and draft advocacy letters, legislation, regulatory comments, reports, policy briefs and coalition sign-on letters.
  • Assist with legislative advocacy through lobbying, legislative briefings, and testimony on immigrants’ rights issues.
  • Devise and present engaging “know your rights” trainings and other public education immigrants’ rights presentations.
  • Write and edit op-eds, blog posts, and social media content about immigrants’ rights.
  • Grow and deepen relationships with immigrants’ rights community partners, coalitions, and stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support and strategic leadership to immigrants’ rights community groups, advocates, and organizers in the region.
  • Organize, lead, and participate in community education events and meetings regarding immigrants’ rights.
  • Recruit and direct fellows and interns to work on immigrants’ rights.

Qualifications

Candidates should have:

  • Ideally, at least 3 years of litigation experience, but applications from attorneys with a range of experience will be considered.  
  • Demonstrated experience in immigration law, complex federal litigation, and/or civil rights litigation.
  • Excellent research, writing, analytic, interpersonal, communication, and time-management skills and attention to detail.  
  • Patience, emotional intelligence, and cultural competency, including the ability to participate in, create, and sustain inclusive and engaging spaces for people of all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, classes, and geographies.  
  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends, travel regularly to different parts of the state, and, at times, to other parts of the country.
  • Experience working in coalitions or involvement in policy and legislative advocacy a plus.
  • Spanish language fluency preferred.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience and within the parameters of the ACLU-PA compensation scale.  The position is funded for at least two years and may be extended. 

Excellent benefits include generous vacation and sick leave; individual/family employer-provided health and dental insurance; life insurance and long-term disability; defined contribution plan with employer match; and 10 paid holidays. This is a two-year, permanent, full-time, salaried position, with a possibility of renewal, depending on circumstances and funding. It is exempt from overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. 

Application Procedure

E-mail a letter of interest and resume to Witold Walczak, legal director, to search@aclupa.org with a subject line of "Immigrants’ right staff attorney."  Application materials sent via postal mail or fax will not be accepted.  No calls, please. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

The ACLU-PA is an equal opportunity employer.  We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU-PA encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, arrest or criminal conviction history, or veteran status.

The ACLU-PA comprises two separate corporate entities, the American Civil Liberties Union (the “Union”) of Pennsylvania and the ACLU Foundation (the “Foundation”) of Pennsylvania.  The Union is a 501(c)(4) nonprofit corporation, and ACLU membership dues fund its lobbying work. Donations to the Union are not tax-deductible. The ACLU Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. Foundation funds support litigation and public education efforts. Donations to the Foundation are tax-deductible. The immigrants’ rights attorney is an employee of the ACLU Foundation of Pennsylvania.

Both the ACLU of Pennsylvania and the ACLU Foundation of Pennsylvania have the same overall mission, and share office space, employees, and the same board of directors. The two entities are jointly known by the term “ACLU of Pennsylvania.”

ACLU-PA’s hiring process will comply with Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Standards (“Ban the Box”) ordinance.


cls attorney fellowship


ffz post-graduate fellowship


Mid-Level Real Estate Associate Position

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP is looking for an experienced mid-level associate to join our real estate practice in our Philadelphia office.  The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience handling a broad spectrum of commercial real estate transactions involving the leasing, sale, acquisition, and financing of real property.  This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney looking to join a growing real estate practice in an entrepreneurial and collegial work environment.

Qualifications:

·       Experience handling acquisitions and divestures, development, and financing for institutional clients

·       Land use and zoning experience would be helpful, but is not mandatory

·       Strong academic record and excellent communications skills

·       Strong organization, writing, and analytical skills

·       Licensed in PA

Medium to large law firm experience preferred.


Summer Pre-Law Pipeline Program at Chapman University Fowler School of Law


senior counsel with pnc bank (philadelphia or pittsburgh)

Position Overview

As a Senior Counsel, you will be an integral part of a six-attorney team that provides support to the investment activities of PNC’s Asset Management Group (AMG). This Senior Counsel will primarily support PNC Capital Advisors (an SEC-registered investment adviser) and the PNC Funds (a family of mutual funds), and will be responsible for delivering legal support to senior management, business development officers, and operations personnel with respect to federal laws and SEC rules and regulations governing AMG’s investment activities; interpreting and implementing new laws and regulations; product development; external client issues; drafting and maintaining form agreements; negotiating client and vendor agreements; review of binding sales proposals; review of marketing materials; and review of policies and procedures, among other functions.  The attorneys on the team also review and update training materials regarding federal laws and SEC regulations governing AMG’s investment activities, and work closely with industry groups on legislative and regulatory developments affecting AMG’s investment activities.

  • Identifies and manages legal risk for the organization.
  • Performs significant and complex legal work and regularly interacts with management.Oversees legal research, analysis, consultation and documentation within a framework of legal compliance and risk management.
  • Leads outside counsel relationships and manages expenses.
  • Networks with outside organizations to advance legal interests and legal health of the corporation and its industry.

 

Leadership Competencies

Builds Winning Teams -  Extensive Experience

  • Develops talent by creating engaged, inclusive and diverse teams who are empowered to speak freely and act with integrity.

Drives for Results -  Extensive Experience

  • Demonstrates energy and a desire to succeed; follows through on commitments; pushes self and others to deliver exceptional results.

Leads Effective Change -  Working Experience

  • Recognizes the need for, takes personal accountability to adapt, and leads others through organizational change.

Establishes Vision and Purpose -  Extensive Experience

  • Creates a compelling vision of the future and translates it into action, linking others' contributions to the success of PNC.

 

Core Competencies

Manages Risk -  Extensive Experience

  • Assesses and effectively manages all of the risks associated with their business objectives and activities to ensure activities are in alignment with the bank's and unit's risk appetite and risk management framework.

Customer Focus -  Extensive Experience

  • Knowledge of the values and practices that align customer needs and satisfaction as primary considerations in all business decisions, and ability to leverage that information in creating customized customer solutions.

 

Job Specific Competencies

Business Ethics -  Working Experience

  • Knowledge of practices, behaviors, applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing proper business conduct; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.

Effective Communications -  Extensive Experience

  • Understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.

Decision Making and Critical Thinking -  Extensive Experience

  • Understanding of the issues related to the decision-making process; ability to analyze situations fully and accurately, and reach productive decisions.

Negotiating -  Working Experience

  • Knowledge of successful negotiation concepts and techniques; ability to negotiate successfully across the organization and with external vendors and clients in a constructive and collaborative manner.

Influencing -  Extensive Experience

  • Knowledge of effective influencing tactics and strategies; ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization.

External Resource Management -  Extensive Experience

  • Ability to effectively manage the utilization of external services (e.g., product or platform vendors, service providers, contractors, consultants, outsourced functions).

LEGAL FUNCTION -  Working Experience

  • Knowledge of the major responsibilities, accountabilities, and organization of the legal function or department; ability to provide legal consulting, advice and assistance.

Legal Analysis -  Working Experience

  • Knowledge of and ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from both legal and factual information.

 

Preferences/Skills

Eight or more years of experience in registered investment adviser and/or mutual fund practice and demonstrated ability to fulfill designated responsibilities
                             
J.D. or equivalent degree from an accredited law school
 
Good standing status in a state bar (preferably PA)


two ausa openings with the eastern district of pa

About the Office: 

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is one of the largest districts in the United States. The District covers a nine-county area in southeastern Pennsylvania with a population of 5.2 million people. The District’s principal city is Philadelphia, with a staffed branch office in Allentown, PA, and contains the fourth largest metropolitan center in the country.

Job Description: 

The office is accepting applications on an ongoing basis from experienced trial attorneys to prosecute CRIMINAL CASES. All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

Qualifications: 

Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three years of post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience. The applicant must submit a resume.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess outstanding litigation skills, legal writing and research skills, courtroom skills, and demonstrated commitment to professionalism and public service.

You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

Salary: 

The salary range for this position is $68,037 - $160,200 annually, which includes locality pay for the Philadelphia area.

Travel: 

Occasional travel within and outside the district will be required.

Application Process: 

Please be sure that your resume contains months and years of all periods of education and employment, as well as State and month and year of your earliest BAR admission.
Resumes and cover letters must be submitted via electronic mail to Louis D. Lappen, First Assistant United States Attorney, at the following email address:

USAPAE.AUSA.Recruit@usdoj.gov

PDF format is preferred. Please do not send via U.S. mail.

Due to the tremendous volume of applications we receive, we will only respond to those whom we select for an interview.
This announcement allows us to fill positions on an ongoing basis as they become available.

Application Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Relocation Expenses: 

Relocation expenses are not ordinarily authorized.

 

Job Description: 
The office is accepting applications on an o going basis from experienced trial attorneys to represent the United States in CIVIL ACTIONS in both defensive and affirmative cases. Some specific practice areas are: Civil Enforcements, Civil Rights, Corporate Fraud, Employment Discrimination, Malpractice, Prisoners' Rights, Tort Law/Personal Injury, Trial Practice.

All initial attorney appointments to the Department of Justice are made on a 14 month (temporary) basis pending favorable adjudication of a background investigation.

Qualifications: 
Required Qualifications: Applicants must possess a J.D. degree, be an active member in good standing of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have at least three years of post-J.D. legal or other relevant experience.  The applicant must submit a resume. 

Preferred Qualifications:  The ideal candidate will possess outstanding litigation skills, legal writing and research skills, courtroom skills, and demonstrated commitment to professionalism and public service.

You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

Salary: 
The salary range for this position is $68,037 to $160,200 annually, which includes locality pay for the Philadelphia area.
Travel: 
Occasional travel within and outside the District will be required.
Application Process: 
Please be sure that your resume contains months and years of all periods of education and employment, as well as State and month and year of your earliest BAR admission. Resumes and cover letters must be submitted via electronic mail to Louis D. Lappen, First Assistant United States Attorney, at the following email address: USAPAE.AUSA.Recruit@usdoj.gov PDF format is preferred. Please do not send via U.S. mail. Due to the tremendous volume of applications we receive, we will only respond to those whom we select for an interview. This announcement allows us to fill positions on an ongoing basis as they become available.

Application Deadline: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Relocation Expenses: 
Relocation expenses are not ordinarily authorized.