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OFFICE OF TAX LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL ATTORNEY-ADVISOR

Department of the Treasury Office of Tax Policy in Washington, DC July 15, 2024

The Office of Tax Legislative Counsel (TLC) is part of the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy responsible for advising the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy and senior Treasury officials in connection with the formulation of legislative and administrative proposals that further domestic tax policies.

The Office of Tax Legislative Counsel (TLC) is part of the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy responsible for advising the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy and senior Treasury officials in connection with the formulation of legislative and administrative proposals that further domestic tax policies. TLC consists of over 20 lawyers and tax policy advisors who share a commitment to serve the nation by advising on and reviewing domestic tax policy and legal matters. Attorney-advisors work in the Main Treasury Building located at 1500 Pennsylvania, Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Partial telework is permitted.

Duties:
On a daily basis, TLC attorney-advisors enjoy the privilege of shaping domestic tax matters (other than
employee benefits and pension matters) with their experiences and perspectives as they consult with
colleagues in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to develop regulations and other administrative guidance
under the Internal Revenue Code and offer their technical expertise to Congressional staff drafting tax
legislation. Attorney-advisors may also review operation of the tax laws and make recommendations for
revisions; present explanations of tax legislation and guidance to the Department; provide briefings for
higher officials of the Department to use in Congressional testimony, reports, and correspondence.
Applicants should also have strong legal research and writing skills, as well as an interest in public
service.

Qualifications:
We are seeking to hire attorneys at the GS-14 or 15 level who have at least six years of relevant
legal experience (which may include a judicial clerkship). Applicants should have significant
experience in at least one of the following domestic tax areas:

Our office places a high value on diversity of experiences and perspectives and encourages applications
from individuals from all ethnic and racial backgrounds, veterans, LGBTQ+ individuals, and persons with
disabilities.

Education:
Education Requirements: Applicants must (1) be a graduate of an accredited law school with a LL.B.,
J.D. or equivalent; and (2) be an active member in good standing of the bar in a state or territory of the
United States or the District of Columbia.

The education must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S.
Department of Education. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of
creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency.

To Apply: Please email a resume to taxpolicyrecruiting@treasury.gov and reference TLC Attorney Advisor Position in the subject line of the email. In the email, please: (1) indicate under which domestic
federal tax area(s) you would like your application to be considered, and (2) tell us where you learned
about this job posting. Priority application deadline is July 15, 2024.