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Trial Attorney

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Department Of Energy Washington , DC 20319

Posted 6 months ago

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The Legal Division of the Office of Administrative Litigation (OAL) in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is seeking a full-time attorney in our dynamic energy trial practice.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of natural gas, oil and electricity. OAL's lawyers conduct complex multi-party litigation in proceedings before the agency's administrative law judges, involving the rates, terms, and conditions under which oil and gas pipelines and electric utilities provide interstate energy services.

Our cases involve extensive technical and legal analysis. OAL's goal is to arrive at just and reasonable rates that are not unduly preferential or unduly discriminatory through advocacy in cases set for hearing by the Commission. As an OAL lawyer, you will work in multidisciplinary case teams, with in-house expert technical witnesses who testify and participate in settlement negotiations, regarding an array of ratemaking disciplines including accounting, engineering, and finance.

You will engage in discovery, depositions, motions practice, and other pre-trial procedures to prepare cases for administrative hearings. At trial, you will prepare staff witnesses for examination, cross-examine witnesses, and respond to evidentiary objections. You will apply your case knowledge and legal skills when negotiating settlements.

OAL places a premium on managing multiple assignments and quickly learning challenging technical concepts. In addition, to succeed in OAL, you must have strong analytic, oral, writing and team skills; familiarity with federal energy law or energy industry exposure is a plus. This full-time position holds the potential to advance already developed litigation skills.

Position is included in the Bargaining Unit.

Applicants with questions may contact Ms. Swinson at Pamela.Swinson@ferc.gov

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Responsibilities

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Office of Administrative Litigation seeks an attorney with litigation and energy law experience. An attorney accepted for this position will assume responsibility for settling and litigating energy cases.

OAL settles and litigates matters the Commission sets for hearing that often involve rates, terms and conditions of energy service. OAL's goal is to help achieve just and reasonable rates that are not unduly preferential or unduly discriminatory.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Some travel may be required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
14

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Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must be in good standing with a recognized state bar (if not a 3L)

  • A two-year trial period is required

  • Generally, male applicants must be registered with the Selective Service

  • A background investigation is required

You must be a graduate from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

Qualifications

Both the quality and the amount of experience determine the qualifications for the Trial Attorney hired responsive to this notice. The attorney hired must have a minimum requirement of completing a J.D. or LL.B. from an accredited college or university and must possess an active bar membership and specialized experience for this position.

The attorney hired must be a graduate from a law school accredited with the American Bar Association. The attorney hired must be a member in good standing of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico bar. The applicant must be a United States citizen.

The applicant must provide adequate proof to meet the educational and accreditation requirements. Inadequate or illegible information could result in non-qualification and loss of consideration. All job offers are contingent upon successful completion and adjudication of a background investigation.

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