The U.S. Department of Commerce, Office of the General Counsel (OGC) seeks to be a leader in building a culture of excellence, service, and creative collaboration within its offices and across the department. The Office of the General Counsel offers rewarding careers focused on improving and revitalizing the economy and laying a foundation for sustainable U.S. leadership in a global economy in the 21st Century.
We recognize and appreciate the need for attorneys of varied backgrounds and skills, and offer an inclusive environment that relies on diverse perspectives to ensure that we effectively serve the American people. Whether you are a law student or a seasoned attorney, there are opportunities for you at the Department of Commerce.
Attorney Advisor (Contract Law) - The Office of the General Counsel for the Department of Commerce is seeking a government contracts attorney for its Contract Law Division (CLD). CLD, within the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Administration and Transactions, provides advice to the Department’s senior leadership and contracting and program officials in all of the Department’s bureaus, excluding the Patent and Trademark Office, regarding the acquisition of goods and services to support the Department’s mission.
To learn more about the Contract Law Division within the Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Administration and Transactions, please visit CLD.
Attorney Advisor (Industry and Security) - The Office of the General Counsel is seeking a junior attorney at the GS-11 or 12 level and/or recent law school graduates at the GS-11 grade level to join the Office of Chief Counsel for Industry and Security (OCC/IS). OCC/IS provides legal advice and support to the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) on a wide range of issues critical to advancing U.S. national security, foreign policy and economic objectives.
To learn more about the Office of Chief Counsel for Industry and Security, please visit OCC/IS.