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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:   Seek the Position of General Attorney

SUMMARY:   Highly knowledgeable and resourceful legal professional with huge experience in preparing cases for trial and/or the trial of cases before a court or an administrative body or persons having quasi-judicial power; providing full range of legal support and advice as General Counsel to one or more lines of business.

Summary of Qualifications
  • More than fourteen years experience.
  • Strong ability to conduct complex legal research and present the results in a clear, precise and persuasive manner, both orally and in writing to all staff necessary.
  • Proven ability to interpret, analyze and evaluate existing and proposed legislation, regulations, Executive Orders and agency policies.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with federal laws, rules and regulations related to labor- management relations, torts, criminal law, FOIA, Privacy Act, EEO, Federal employment law, human resources management, Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), Bivens, appropriations law, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Administrative Procedures Act.
  • Strong knowledge of Federal conflict of interest statutes, Ethics in Government Act of 1978, Executive Order 12731, Office of Government Ethics government-wide rules, the confidential financial disclosure rules and experience in conducting agency wide ethic training.
  • Thorough understanding of government contract law and the Federal Acquisition Regulation and clauses, data and software rights, and cost principles and financing.
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal skills.
  • Profound ability to easily interface with senior corporate and customer executives and counsel.

Professional Experience

Sandel Oil and Gas Inc., Minneapolis, MN
2002 - Present

General Attorney
  • Provide full range of legal support and advice as General Counsel to one or more lines of business.
  • Advise line and senior management on all legal issues involving government contracts and subcontracts in major space and ground systems from the bid-no bid determination through bid and proposal, performance and close-out.
  • Provide legal support to a range of senior management, contracts/subcontracts administrative staff, human resources, engineers and others in large USG prime contract programs for systems hardware.
  • Provide support for Contracts and Materiel/Subcontract personnel in drafting and negotiating prime contract proposals and contract terms and conditions, subcontract teaming agreements and major subcontract agreements, review of supplier terms and exceptions to terms, non-disclosure agreements, memoranda of understanding, advanced agreements, special contract and subcontract provisions and a variety of other contractual instruments.

Sandel Oil and Gas Inc., Minneapolis, MN
2000 - 2002

Deputy General Attorney
  • Rendered legal advice and services with respect to questions, regulations, practices, and other matters falling within the purview of a Federal Government agency (this included conducting investigations to obtain evidentiary data).
  • Prepared interpretative and administrative orders, rules, and regulations to give effect to the provisions of governing statutes and other requirements of law.
  • Drafted, negotiated, and examined contracts and other legal documents required by the company's activities.
  • Drafted, prepared formal comments, and otherwise made substantive recommendations with respect to proposed legislation.
  • Edited and prepared for publication statutes enacted by Congress, opinions and discussions of a court, commission, and board.
  • Drafted and reviewed decisions for consideration and adoption by company officials.

Sandel Oil and Gas Inc., Minneapolis, MN
1996 - 2000

Assistant General Attorney
  • Responsible for assisting the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel in responding to questions from company staff related to conflicts-of-interest and financial disclosure concerns.
  • Reviewed confidential financial disclosure reports submitted by company staff for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ensured that reports were timely filed in accordance with federal law.
  • Conducted company-wide annual ethics training.
  • Responsible for assisting the General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel in advising the Director, Deputy Director, Associate Directors and other Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency (CSOSA) and Pretrial Services Agency (PSA) staff in the interpretation of statutes, regulations, case law and relevant agency policies related to agency litigation.
  • Assisted staff with advice involving questions related to the legal rights of offenders and defendants, interpretation of court judgments, orders, probation and parole conditions, and all other legal matters.
  • Assisted Assistant U. S. Attorneys, Community Supervision Officers (CSO's), and other federal, state and local officials on the legality, proper interpretation and appropriate handling of legal issues subject to Court Services and Offender Supervision and Pre-Trial Services jurisdiction.
  • Prepared declarations and litigation reports in connection with lawsuits filed against the company under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) or company staff in their individual capacity for alleged Bivens violations.
  • Performed legal analysis and research in specialized areas involving, for example, scope of work analysis in accident cases involving government owned vehicles and sex offenders registry enforcement.

Department of Legal Services, Minneapolis, MN
1992 - 1996

Assistant City Attorney
  • Prepared and prosecuted cases for traffic violations, criminal, simple misdemeanors, and municipal infraction proceedings.
  • Handled litigation, primarily in small claims court, to collect funds owed to the City.
  • Provided legal counsel to Zoning Board of Adjustment and to Housing Board of Appeals.
  • Attended meetings, researched legal issues, provided advice to Board and to staff personnel.
  • Wrote Board decisions, represented Board in litigation.
  • Prepared cases representing City management in Civil Service proceedings at the commission level and in district court.
  • Represented the City in administrative proceedings conducted before State regulatory agencies.
  • Assisted Housing Department staff in presentation of rental assistance termination cases before the housing hearing officers.
  • Provided legal advice and training to Inspection Department personnel on code interpretation and enforcement procedures.
  • Provided legal advice, reviewed and prepared legal documents, and conducted research in response to needs of various City departments.
  • Provided representation for City in litigation and court proceedings as assigned.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of current law.
  • Attended legal education seminars.
  • Performed litigation and arbitration activities.
  • Performed duties of City Attorney in his/her absence and as needed.
  • Provided education to other city departments/employees on legal issues related to their jobs.

Education

J.D.
University of New York (1996)

LL.B.
University of New York (1992)




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