Job Title Supervisory Attorney Adviser

Location Washington, D.C

Compensation $145,902 to $237,700 / Per Year

Position Number 16-EX-1604872-FB

Application Deadline February 11, 2016


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking for the best and brightest to join our team. Our mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. A career with the SEC offers work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. You can contribute to securities regulation and enforcement while making a positive difference for the American investing public.


Directing the work of the assigned office by taking a lead role in conducting the work of the office and supervising staff.

• Determining operational priorities and adjusting staff assignment to ensure compliance with suspense dates; setting performance standards and conducting employee appraisals; determining staff training needs and approving personnel actions including selections for key positions.

• Serving as a professional resource consultant on international regulatory policy and applying expert understanding of emerging foreign, legal, political and economic trends that may impact SEC programs and providing cogent analysis of the policy implications of these developments.

• Designing approaches for dealing with complex issues resulting from actions and decisions from multilateral regulatory bodies, such as the International Organization of Securities Commissions and the Financial Stability Board.

• In the capacity of legal advisor to the Office of International Affairs, attending and participating in meetings and conferences where crucial policy formulation, procedural development, and program planning matters are discussed and agency positions developed.


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.

• Applicant must have four year(s) of post J.D. work experience as a practicing attorney, three year(s) of which includes: applying knowledge and experience interpreting federal securities laws and/or conducting securities investigations and enforcement activities under the Federal Securities Acts; specialized experience providing legal advice, responding to complex and difficult questions related to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; researching and providing legal interpretation of statutes and implementing regulations; developing and preparing guidance on a variety of complex legal issues arising from interpretation and application of statutes.

To Apply

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