• 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, USA

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the General Counsel, is

seeking a highly qualified attorney to join the Public Health Division, National Institutes of

Health (NIH) Branch, providing legal advice and services to the NIH. NIH Branch attorneys

advise on a wide array of highly visible, complex, and often precedential public health matters.

This position offers a range of experience, significant responsibility, and intellectually engaging

work. We are looking for strong legal, communication, and interpersonal skills. Salary is from $72,750-172,500 (GS Grade 11-15). To apply, please submit a short cover letter explaining your interest or experience in providing legal advice on health-related matters; a resume; 1-2 writing samples, not to exceed 10 pages; a copy of your law school; proof of active bar status in good standing and eligibility to practice law in a state, U.S. territory, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. These materials should be addressed to Mr. David Lankford at All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. Electronic applications only. Application deadline is December 20, 2021