The Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, the largest tax law firm in the country, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. Our mission is to serve America’s taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the Internal Revenue Service. It’s a great place to work and a family-friendly atmosphere.
The incumbent serves as an Area Counsel within the Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (General Legal Services) (GLS); supervises and manages the GLS function within the designated geographical jurisdiction (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont).
The incumbent supervises a group of attorneys and paralegals engaged in GLS work and is personally involved with the most difficult and complex legal work within the function; works with the GLS management to formulate strategies in substantive areas and management of resources; builds client relationships and clearly communicates and supports the policies and decisions of management.
The incumbent manages the litigation of labor, personnel, EEO and Office of Professional Responsibility cases arising in administrative fora such as the Merit Systems Protection Board, Federal Labor Relations Authority, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, before arbitrators and other administrative law judges; manages the provision of litigation support to the Department of Justice with respect to EEO suits, Bivens suits and other miscellaneous non-tax suits filed in their geographic area; and manages the provision of legal advice on labor, personnel, EEO and general government matters to clients in their geographic area. The incumbent reports to the Deputy Associate Chief Counsel (GLS).
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