Trial Attorney (Health Care Fraud)

  • Full Time
  • Chicago

Department of Justice

Duties
Summary
The Fraud Section investigates and prosecutes complex white-collar criminal cases across the country, as well as internationally, and has responsibility for implementing and coordinating the Department’s fraud enforcement policy. This posting is for a Trial Attorney Position in any of the 15 Health Care Fraud Unit Strike Forces. Upon accepting an offer of employment, applicants must make a three-year commitment to the Fraud Section.

Responsibilities
The Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, is seeking qualified, experienced attorneys for three-year renewable term positions in the Fraud Section’s Health Care Fraud (HCF) Unit’s Strike Forces. The incumbent will serve as a Trial Attorney in the HCF Unit and, as such, will independently direct, conduct, and monitor investigations, prepare for and conduct trials, and advise on pleadings and other court filings. Upon accepting an offer of employment, applicants must make a three-year commitment to the Fraud Section.

Generally, as a Trial Attorney in the HCF Unit, the incumbent:

Handles the development and management of HCF and prescription opioid prosecutions. Engages in all phases of investigation and litigation, including, but not limited to, the use of grand jury, advising federal law enforcement agents, preparing appropriate pleadings, and litigating motions and trials before U.S. District Courts across the country;
Makes charging decisions and proposes dispositions with regard to assigned cases; and

In collaboration with unit managers, develops and maintains the Section’s program to foster effective national investigation and prosecution of HCF and opioid violations, including advising on strategy and legal complexities, and developing litigation priorities, policy and legislative recommendations.

Travel Required
75% or less – Domestic travel is required. Applicants living in DC will be expected to travel up to 75% of the time. Applicants living in the Strike Force city will have occasional travel.

Supervisory status
No

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