Monday , January 30 2023

Securities and Exchange Commission Jobs – CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

Website U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Job Description:

The Office of Administrative Law Judges supports the Commission’s mission by conducting hearings, issuing initial decisions, and adjudicating ancillary matters in administrative proceedings. The Commission initiates an administrative proceeding by issuing an order instituting proceedings, which in most cases contains the Division of Enforcement’s allegations against one or more respondents.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assigning cases, in rotation to the extent practicable, to individual Administrative Law Judges assigned to the Office.
  • Assuring that hearing proceedings conducted by the Office are in accord with procedural requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act and specialized Commission rules of practice.
  • Monitoring, in consultation with other Administrative Law Judges in the Office, the status of pending cases and recommending
  • reasonable standards of quality, output, and general performance to assure the timely and expeditious processing of those cases.
  • Supervising and evaluating performance, in accord with government-wide and agency regulations and procedures, of such professional, technical, and clerical staff as are needed in the Office to support the judges in the conduct of their hearing proceedings.
  • Initiating investigations into allegations of improper conduct on the part of any employee in the Office, including Administrative Law Judges, who may be in violation of the law, regulations, and agency operating regulations, and procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing, deciding, and communicating complex, technical, legal, and factual issues, including those involving federal administrative and securities laws.
  • Extensive legal writing experience involving the interpretation and application of complex statutory and/or regulatory frameworks.
  • Demonstrated team-building and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in adversarial litigation, including multi-day proceedings.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjudicate a high volume of cases ranging from simple disputes to highly complex, contested cases in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively manage courtroom proceedings, communicate orally in a clear and precise manner, and apply appropriate judicial temperament towards parties and counsel.

Job Details:

Company: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hagerstown, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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