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Attorney-Adviser (Senior Counsel for Enforcement Policy and Strategy)

Supervision, Enforcement, & Fair Lending - Enforcement
Closing date:
Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Washington, DC; New York, NY; or San Francisco, CA
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Who may apply:
Open to CFPB employees only (Excepted service - Permanent)


This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Office of Enforcement. The incumbent serves as Senior Counsel providing expert legal advice regarding CFPB’s oversight and enforcement of Federal laws.

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As an Attorney-Adviser (Senior Counsel for Enforcement Policy and Strategy), you will:

  • Participate in the development and implementation of the CFPB and the Office of Enforcement’s strategic plan and priorities;
  • Identify and evaluate emerging business trends and their potential risks and benefits to consumers and businesses to aid in the establishment of enforcement and Bureau priorities; identify, recommend and implement opportunities for investigation and enforcement activity, including joint activity with states and other regulatory agencies;
  • Serve as a key point of contact for consumer advocacy groups, industry stakeholders, consumer protection, and law enforcement officials regarding CFPB’s enforcement efforts;
  • Prepare reports and other documents for both internal use and public release regarding the status, progress and future of CFPB enforcement activities and objectives.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1-5 days per month

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


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Open to CFPB employees only (Excepted service - Permanent)

Current CFPB employees on permanent competitive service appointments, term-to-perm excepted service appointments, or permanent excepted service appointments. Current CFPB employees should check their appointment type before applying to an announcement.

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