Law Clerk Supporting the MLARS
Washington, DC 
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Posted 3 days ago
Job Description

Be a part of the nationwide law enforcement initiative that removes the tools of crime from criminal organizations, depriving wrongdoers of proceeds from their crime and impacting the infrastructure of criminal enterprises.

Focused on delivering unsurpassed services in support of law enforcement and homeland security, FSA Federal, a rapidly growing joint venture owned by trusted solutions providers SAIC and Amentum, has a vacancy for a Law Clerk. In this role, you will be supporting the overall mission of the Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS).

Responsibilities

  • Under supervision, assists attorneys with the litigation process.
  • Reviews work of paralegals and clerks.
  • Prepares all documents related to the litigation process to include drafting motions, briefs, memoranda of law, etc.
  • Screens documents for privilege.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Law Degree: or currently a student at an ABA-accredited law school with at least one-year completed
  • Experience conducting legal research using various research tools and law library resources
  • Excellent communication skills; oral and written, to include legal writing skills
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and other common software applications, to include databases
  • Ability to work in a team environment, deliver the highest quality of work, and maintain a professional disposition under extreme pressure
Preference given to those with Ukrainian and Russian language skills.

This position requires U.S. Citizenship and a 7 (or 10) year minimum background investigation.

Agency Overview

The Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS) leads the asset forfeiture and anti-money laundering enforcement efforts. MLARS holds the responsibility of coordination, direction, and general oversight of the Asset Recovery Program. MLARS provides leadership by prosecuting and coordinating complex, sensitive, multi-district, and international money laundering and asset forfeiture investigations and cases; by providing legal and policy assistance and training to federal, state, and local prosecutors and law enforcement personnel, as well as to foreign governments; by assisting Departmental and interagency policymakers by developing and reviewing legislative, regulatory, and policy initiatives; and by managing the Department's Asset Forfeiture Program, including distributing forfeited funds and properties to appropriate domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies and to community groups within the United States, as well as adjudicating petitions for remission or mitigation of forfeited assets.

Benefits Overview

At FSA Federal, we recognize the diverse needs of our employees and strive to provide an excellent package to help meet those needs. Comprehensive benefits are offered with greater choice and flexibility to support your health, work-life balance, and professional growth. A package providing employee only coverage can be built around our basic plans at $0 employee cost for: Medical, Dental, Vision, Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short-Term Disability, and Employee Assistance Program. For more information, .


FSA is proud to be an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified persons in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, gender, HIV status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression and identity) veteran status, family leave status, and any protected group status as defined by applicable law. FSA is proud to maintain a drug-free workplace. Satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug screening is a condition of employment. As a supplier of services to federal government agencies, such as DEA, FBI, USCIS, USPIS, etc., we also adhere to agency standards with respect to prior drug usage. COVID Policy: As a Federal Government Contractor, FSA falls under the guidelines of Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Taskforce. Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with FSA's COVID -19 Policy and be fully vaccinated before the start of employment. If applicable, during the offer process, prospective or new employees may seek a reasonable accommodation due to a disability (which would include medical conditions) or because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance. While at a Federal workplace, employees must also comply with any additional agency workplace safety requirements for that workplace.

 

Job Summary
Company
FSA
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
Open
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