The Legal Department of US Postal Service is currently seeking to fill an attorney position at Headquarters with the Legal Strategy Section.

About U.S. Postal Service

The United States Postal Service, also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service, is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the U.S., including its insular areas and associated states

About the Opportunity

The successful applicant will work in Commercial and Appellate Litigation group and will handle litigation of the most complex, multi-faceted commercial cases with significant potential impact on Postal Service finances and operations. Litigation areas include intellectual property, real property, procurement, and civil fraud (among others). 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conducts legal research and prepares written material for use in representing the Postal Service and advising postal management officials.
  • Participates in conferences necessary to representing or advising Postal Service officials.
  • Directly advises postal management officials and represents the Postal Service in legal matters involving outside parties.
  • Prepares replies to inquiries from Congress, government agencies, and the public.
  • Prepares opinions, memoranda, decisions, regulations, testimonies, or formal filings in proceedings in which the Postal Service is a party.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Ability to prepare pretrial briefs, motions, pleadings, responses and other documents to present the issues independently with little or no direct supervision.
  • Ability to provide legal advice and services with respect to regulations, practices, or other legal matters, and formulate opinions involving the analysis and interpretation of federal, state and local laws.
  • Ability to litigate cases before administrative bodies and federal courts.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing to include the ability to negotiate with third parties on behalf of clients and prepare legal documents and presentations.
  • Ability to conduct legal research to gather and interpret information and ensure accuracy of details using resources such as internal and external documents, archives, electronic databases, and interviews.
  • You must possess a Juris Doctorate from an American Bar Association accredited law school.


$103,690 – $184,240 a year

How to Apply?

You will need to apply via on-line application process in the link given below

Application Deadline

April 24, 2023


475 Lenfant Plz SW, Washington, DC 20260

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