This Regional Director position is in the Los Angeles Regional Office, located in Los Angeles, CA, and is open to all US Citizens.
Conditions of Employment:
This position is open to U.S. Citizens.
You must possess a J.D. or LL.B Degree.
You must be an active member of the bar in good standing.
Typical duties include:
Coordinating the various program and management activities within the region and with the Headquarters staff, as appropriate.
Receiving general program and policy guidance and direction and management oversight from the Director of the Division of Enforcement, the Director of the Division of Examinations, and from other Headquarters Divisions/Offices, depending upon the program area involved.
Overseeing the initiation and conduct of investigations deemed necessary to determine whether violations of any of the federal securities laws, or the rules and regulations adopted thereunder, have occurred or are about to occur.
Refer to the announcement on www.USAJOBS.gov for additional duties.
BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess the following:
J.D. or LL.B. degree --AND--
Active membership of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. (Note: Proof of bar membership will be required before entry on duty.)
MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT:
SO-01: In addition to the Basic Requirement, the applicant must have at least four years of post J.D. work experience identifying legal issues, providing legal analyses, providing legal solutions/recommendations, and preparing legal documents, such as contracts, dispositions, pleadings, and motions, which also includes at least three years of specialized experience:
Interpreting federal securities laws; and
Conducting investigations and enforcement activities under the Federal Securities Acts relating to the anti-fraud, anti-manipulative, and other provisions of the Acts.
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