Overview

Duties

Summary

Apply now to join the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Division of Enforcement (DOE) to investigate suspected violations of and enforce the Commodity Exchange Act. 
Please visit www.cftc.gov to learn more about the CFTC.


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Responsibilities

As a Trial Attorney you will be responsible for conducting investigations and handling enforcement duties pursuant to the provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended by the Dodd-Frank Act, and the rules and regulations adopted by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. 

This will include the following:
• Investigating suspected violations of the Act by taking investigative testimony and acquiring and analyzing information relevant to suspected violations.
• Litigating all phases of CFTC enforcement actions against defendants in United States District Courts and in administrative proceedings. Responsibilities include preparing complaints and motions for statutory restraining orders, conducting discovery, and representing the CFTC at hearings and trials.
• Participating in cooperative enforcement matters including with the United States Department of Justice and other federal and state law enforcement authorities.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Occasional travel may be required


Supervisory status

No


Promotion Potential

14


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