- opportunities to immediately develop your knowledge, skills, and abilities
- exposure to many areas of law
- may advise on agency legal or policy matters
- no billable hour requirement
- manageable work/life balance with a reasonable work week, federal holidays, and ample vacation and sick leave
- health and retirement benefits and loan repayment programs
- flexibility in terms of geographical location and movement between agencies
Our speakers will provide invaluable insight into how they broke into their respective positions*, the pros and cons, and what a typical day in their practice entails.
Adele Rapport has held management, plaintiff, and government attorney positions. She was the Regional Attorney for the U.S. EEOC Detroit District office from 1993-2006, and currently is the Regional Director for the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (Chicago). From 1994-2006 Ms. Rapport was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Detroit Mercy School Of Law where she taught employment discrimination and disability rights.
Steve Vieux is an attorney with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, DC, where he practices antitrust law conducting investigations and litigation on behalf of consumers. He was formerly a Special U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia prosecuting domestic violence cases.
Cheryl Rich Heisler, President and Founder, LAWTERNATIVES, Chicago, IL; Board Member, ABA Career Center
*Please note, both our speakers are presenting as individuals and do not represent or speak on behalf of the Department of Education or Federal Trade Commission or any governmental entity.
Sponsored by ABA Career Center, Young Lawyers Division, Law Student Division, and Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division
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