March 30, 2011


Please find below the following job announcement you must be a U.S. citizen:

The Office of the Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State seeks an attorney with at least 8-10 years of litigation and arbitration experience to serve as Chief of NAFTA/CAFTA-DR Arbitration.

The Chief leads the team that represents the United States as a Respondent or non-disputing Party in investor-state arbitration under Chapter 11 of the NAFTA and Chapter 10 of the CAFTA-DR. The Chief also provides legal support for the negotiation of bilateral investment treaties and investment chapters of free trade agreements.

Salary: up to GS Level 15 - Step 10, commensurate with experience. Significant experience leading teams of attorneys in all aspects of international arbitration matters and a detailed understanding of investment treaty arbitration are required. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, members in good standing of a bar of a state of the United States, and able to obtain a security clearance.

Applicants should send a current detailed resume, law school transcript, and reference information by either facsimile or email to the attention of Mary Reddy. Fax number is 202-736-7508; email address is

Applications must be received by Monday April 4th, 2011.