Law Clerk in Washington, DC at PAE

Date Posted: 10/25/2019

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Job Description

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Law Clerk

  • Analyze and evaluate evidence connected with complex fraud schemes and identify potential legal theories to address unlawful activities.  
  • Prepare detailed reports that include formal analyses and findings for developing  and investigating cases. 
  • Analyze records, reconstruct events, and develop information from a variety of sources through comprehensive fact-finding. 
  • Review massive datasets to identify suspicious activities, unusual patterns, trends, and fraud.  Law clerks perform legal research and analysis and draft affidavits, subpoenas, legal memoranda, and briefs. 


  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance.

  • Law degree, or currently attending an ABA-accredited law school, having completed at least one year of study.

  • Requires sound working knowledge of federal and state court systems, legal research procedures, and legal research resources.   

  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and thorough knowledge of legal research tools such as LEXIS and Westlaw. 

  • Must have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, databases (such as document review and file management systems), spreadsheets, and imaging.   

  • Role also requires hands-on familiarity with ESI tools and knowledge of e-discovery procedures and resources.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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