Corporate Legal Counsel (Ethics & Investigations)

Chantilly, VA
Full Time
Job #: 2019-53603 Exp.: 5 - 10 Years
  • This attorney will have responsibility for managing the corporate investigations function for Perspecta, as well as responsibility for various ethics program activities including policy development, training, internal audits and reviews, and other compliance projects. You will be a trusted advisor to internal clients on Perspecta policies and processes, customer inquiries and messaging. This individual will report directly to the Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, and will work on matters with other members of the Office of General Counsel.
  • Conducting internal investigations for corporate compliance matters, supervising/coordinating with other corporate investigative teams (HR Employee Relations, Security, IT, Internal Audit etc.), and liaising with external investigative entities, as appropriate.
  • Provide reports and briefings to senior leadership regarding priority investigations, trends, and success metrics.
  • Providing subject matter expertise regarding government contracting compliance matters including Federal, State and Local regulations, best practices, and standards.
  • Advising internal clients and colleagues in the Office of General Counsel on various corporate policies, procedures, approaches and preferred practices.
  • Partner with a cross-functional team to complete compliance projects that mitigate Perspecta’s overall legal and regulatory risks.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of effective tools, processes, and training materials.
  • Working on complex problems/projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors.
  • Exercising significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine the best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives.

  • Requires 5-7 years with JD.
  • 5-10 years’ experience conducting investigations in government, with a law firm, and/or in-house.
  • Experience in the government contracts industry with familiarity with the laws and regulations applicable to government contractors.
  • A record of academic distinction at a highly-regarded university and law school, followed by a record of achievement as a lawyer.
  • Ability to deliver advice concisely, pragmatically and promptly on a broad range of compliance queries from business teams and support them in finding solutions.

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