U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Los Angeles Regional Office
The Los Angeles Regional Office of the SEC has multiple openings for attorneys in both its Enforcement and Examination programs. 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. These positions offer highly talented and motivated attorneys an unparalleled opportunity to investigate and litigate a wide variety of complex securities cases, including insider trading, financial reporting fraud, market manipulation, and investment offering fraud or to conduct examinations of registered entities including investment advisers, investment companies, broker-dealers, transfer agents, and/or self-regulatory organizations for compliance with the federal securities laws. Applicants must possess a J.D. or LL.B. degree and be an active member of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Enforcement Staff Attorney candidates must have a minimum of three years of post-J.D. experience as a practicing attorney, one year of which includes analyzing complex legal and/or factual issues or conducting significant investigations or litigation. Duties include investigating and litigating all types of potential federal securities law violations. Salary range is $106,924 to $175,838 DOE. To be considered for the staff attorney position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your law school transcript, via e-mail, to email@example.com
Examination Attorney -Adviser candidates must have a minimum of one year of post-J.D. experience as a practicing attorney. We seek candidates with experience in securities or corporate law, conducting internal investigations, and/or compliance with the federal securities laws applicable to the SEC-registered entities. Other considerations include relevant securities industry knowledge and experience, a strong academic record, commitment to public service, and strong analytical, oral and written communication, project management, and collaboration skills. Salary range is $89,914 to $147,875 DOE. To be considered for the attorney-adviser position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a copy of your law school transcript, via e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org
The SEC is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse work force.