Deputy Enforcement Director for Litigation Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Juris Doctor
Salary: $137,322 $240,000
This position is located at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ENFORCEMENT. As a Deputy Enforcement Director for Litigation, you will manage a group of approximately twenty to thirty attorneys and paralegals enforcing Federal consumer financial laws and prosecuting cases through administrative or court action.
As a Deputy Enforcement Director for Litigation, you will:
Participate fully with the Enforcement Director in planning, directing, coordinating and evaluating CFPB's Enforcement programs.
Lead development and implementation of all necessary policies, procedures, and guidelines for conducting investigations, initiating administrative proceedings, and bringing judicial actions to ensure informed and effective decision-making and efficient operations.
Manage a substantial number of attorneys engaged in enforcement matters concerning depository and non-depository entities.
Plan overall approach to the conduct of investigations, litigation of cases, and the negotiation of settlements, including determining legal tactics for pursuing prioritized enforcement objectives.
Coordinate with other Bureau components, including CFPB's Research, Markets, Rulemaking, Legal, Fair Lending, Supervision, and Consumer Education and Engagement functions to ensure that enforcement activities are carried out to support CFPB's legal authorities and Enforcement Office goals.
1. Law Degree: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited law school with an LL.B., J.D. or equivalent. 2. 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.
For the CN-71
Seven (7) years of legal experience. Such experience must include experience as a licensed attorney in order to be creditable, one of which is at or equivalent to the CN-60 (GS-14); OR
You must have thirty-six (36) months of specialized experience at the CN-60 level (equivalent to the GS-14 level) that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to successfully perform the duties of this position.
For this position, specialized experience must show possession of significant public and/or private legal experience that demonstrates experience analyzing complex legal and policy regulatory issues involving multiple stakeholders and using that analytical ability to arrive at optimal solutions; AND
Extensive litigation experience; AND
Experience leading, managing and motivating a highly trained legal staff; AND
Knowledge and understanding of laws governing enforcement and litigation of federal consumer laws, and related legislative processes, is highly desirable.
A new hire's direct and overall experience are critical factors in determining a salary offer, it is important that your resume fully reflects all of your work experience. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau determines the salary offer for each selectee based primarily on three key factors:
The selectee's directly related experience at the same level as the position
The selectee's overall experience in a particular industry or area
The salaries of other Bureau employees in similar positions and with similar levels of experience.
We also take the selectee's skill set into account. Applicants should note that salary offers seldom fall near the upper end of the salary range as listed in this vacancy announcement. Salary may be set from the minimum of the salary range to the midpoint of the salary range. In some instances, based on a selectee's extensive experience directly related to the position, salary may be set at or above the mid-point up to the maximum salary for that band level.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regulates the offering and provision of consumer financial products or services under the federal consumer financial laws and educates and empowers consumers to make better informed financial decisions
Come join us. People are our most valuable resource. We come from a variety of professional and demographic backgrounds to work at the CFPB, and are all grounded in the same mission: making consumer finance markets work for the American people. The work you do will directly impact the lives of American consumers.