Litigation Analyst, Business & Securities Fraud Section
United States Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, New York
The United States Attorney’s Office is accepting applications for a Litigation Analyst position in its International Narcotics & Money Laundering Section. The expected start date is between June and July, 2021.
The Business & Securities Fraud Section investigates and prosecutes some of the country’s most significant and complex white-collar crime cases, with a focus on fraud involving publicly-traded companies, corporate executives, hedge funds, insider trading, offshore tax havens, cryptocurrency, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Litigation Analysts organize and maintain case files, review and analyze documents and data, and assist in the preparation of cases for trial. Litigation Analysts have the opportunity to attend trials and other court proceedings, as well as observe witness interviews and internal strategic planning sessions. The positions are excellent opportunities for recent graduates who are considering a legal career. Previous Litigation Analysts from our office have gone on to law schools at Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Georgetown, UCLA, and Fordham.
Applicants must have a B.A. or have a similar degree. They should have a strong academic record, excellent organizational skills, an ability to work well with a group and an interest in the law. Please include any prior legal training and/or work experience in the legal field, if any. Please also note any Spanish-language skills, although such skills are not a prerequisite for the position. Applicants should expect to work more than eight hours a day and outside of traditional office hours, on occasion, in order to prepare for, and assist at, trials and other pressing matters. Applicants should be prepared to commit to stay in the position for two years. The anticipated hourly rate is approximately $18 an hour, with opportunities for overtime beyond a 40-hour work week at a higher hourly rate.
All positions are subject to funding availability and security clearance. Applicants must be citizens of the United States. Applicants must pass a background investigation, including a drug test and credit check, before an offer will be extended. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must demonstrate either that they have registered with the Selective Service or that they are exempt from doing so.
The United States Attorney’s Office does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.
Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org. No telephone calls, please.