Attorney (Labor) – Washington

U.S. Postal Service

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The U.S. Postal Service Law Department is seeking to fill a labor law attorney position in the Employment and Labor Law Section at Headquarters.

Please read the “Qualifications” section.

  1. Conducts legal research and prepares written material for use in representing the Postal Service and advising postal management officials.
  2. Participates in conferences necessary to representing or advising Postal Service officials.
  3. Directly advises postal management officials and represents the Postal Service in legal matters involving outside parties.
  4. Prepares replies to inquiries from Congress, government agencies, and the public.
  5. Prepares opinions, memoranda, decisions, regulations, testimonies, or formal filings in proceedings in which the Postal Service is a party.
  1. Ability to prepare pretrial briefs, motions, pleadings, responses and other documents to present the issues independently with little or no direct supervision.
  2. Ability to provide legal advice and services with respect to regulations, practices, or other legal matters, and formulate opinions involving the analysis and interpretation of federal, state and local laws.
  3. Ability to litigate cases before administrative bodies and federal courts.
  4. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to include the ability to negotiate with third parties on behalf of clients and prepare legal documents and presentations.
  5. Ability to conduct legal research to gather and interpret information and ensure accuracy of details using resources such as internal and external documents, archives, electronic databases, and interviews.
  6. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: To be eligible for the Attorney position, you must possess a Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
  7. SPECIAL CONDITION: Qualified applicants must be a current member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico Bar Association.
  8. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT: At least 3 years of experience in legal practice, of which one year of the experience requirement may be met through the completion of a judicial clerkship if completed by the time of hire. The clerkship must be documented in the applicant’s resume.
  9. The three years of required experience must include at least two years of experience before arbitrators, administrative agencies, or federal courts, OR, in the alternative, completion of an Article III federal judicial clerkship.
  10. Knowledge of federal labor law and experience with labor arbitration and collective bargaining.

Qualified applicant must successfully pass a drug screening.

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