This position is located at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Enforcement. As an Assistant Litigation Deputy (Supv Atty Adv), you will be assisting a Deputy Assistant Director for Enforcement ("Litigation Deputy") who is responsible for enforcing federal consumer financial laws to protect consumers from harm, including by partnering with other federal and state agencies.
As an Assistant Litigation Deputy (Supv Atty Adv), you will:
- Assist a Litigation Deputy in coordinating the work of a group of Enforcement attorneys. - Act as the front-line supervisor of line Enforcement attorneys assigned matters, investigations, cases, and supervision exams. - Exercise technical and administrative supervision of a team of line Enforcement attorneys assigned matters, investigations, and litigation.
Law Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent. Bar Membership:Applicants must be a current member of a bar with a valid license to practice law in a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. 3. Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level, or equivalent, that has equipped them with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position. Requires demonstrated research and analytical ability, public policy interest, and strong oral and written communication skills. Experience in the areas specified in the Job Summary section of this announcement is strongly desired. Demonstrated experience in administrative law, Federal consumer financial protection and/or regulatory law is preferred.
We aim to make consumer financial markets work for consumers, responsible providers, and the economy as a whole. We protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and take action against companies that break the law. We arm people with the information, steps, and tools that they need to make smart financial decisions.
In a market that works, the prices, risks, and terms of the deal are clear upfront so that consumers can understand their options and comparison shop. Companies all play by the same consumer protection rules and compete fairly on providing quality and service. To achieve this vision, the CFPB works to:
We create tools, answer common questions, and provide tips that help consumers navigate their financial choices and shop for the deal that works best for them.
We take action against predatory companies and practices that violate the law and have already returned billions of dollars to harmed consumers.
We encourage financial education and capability from childhood through retirement, publish research, and educate financial companies about their responsibilities.