General Attorney (Civil Rights) – Washington

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

As a General Attorney (Civil Rights), you will be part of the Appellate Litigation Services section in the Office of General Counsel. You will be responsible for litigating challenging and significant employment discrimination cases in the federal courts of appeals.

This position has a basic education requirement listed under the Qualifications section of this announcement.

For the GS-13:You must have earned a professional law degree (J.D. or LL.B.) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, be an active member of the Bar, and have two years of professional legal experience with at least one year being equivalent to the GS-12 level. Professional legal experience includes experience as a judicial clerk.

For the GS-14:You must have earned a professional law degree (J.D. or LL.B.) from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association, be an active member of the Bar, and have three years of professional legal experience with at least one year being equivalent to the GS-13 level. Professional legal experience includes experience as a judicial clerk.

Professional legal education above the first professional law degree may be substituted for experience required as follows:(a) The second professional law degree (LL.M.) may be substituted for one year of experience; and b) the third law degree (J.S.D.) may be substituted for one year of experience beyond the LL.M.

The following is preferred but not required:


Appellate litigation experience and/or substantive expertise in the employment discrimination laws enforced by the EEOC; judicial clerkships; law journal; moot court; clinical experience; and skills and experience working cooperatively and productively with a range of people.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

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