The US General Services Administration (GSA) has created a new legal department within its Office of the General Counsel to expand GSA’s technology offerings.
The GSA said in a statement on Nov. 11 that the new office — dubbed the Technology Legal Department — will “provide dedicated and specialized legal services to the technology-focused components of the GSA.” 10 press releases.
“GSA’s commitment to modernizing the government’s approach to technology services is an important priority for Commissioner Carnahan and his senior leadership team,” said Arpit K. Garg, GSA General Counsel.
By providing dedicated and specialized legal services to GSA’s technology-focused components, this new unit will help GSA continue to deliver the best possible client experience and technology service value.
New legal department will help support GSA’s ongoing efforts to build a simple, lean and secure digital infrastructure and deliver superior customer service—from incentivizing a more agile approach to IT modernization to building effective government-wide digital solutions and services.
The Technology Law Division is currently recruiting for key positions: Deputy General Counsel and Assistant General Counsel, Technology Law.
The Associate General Counsel for Technology Law will lead a growing team providing client-focused legal support to the technology-focused components of the GSA. Applicants must have a proven track record as a leader in technology law.
The Assistant General Counsel will be responsible for providing client-focused legal support to the technology-focused components of the GSA. GSA encourages applications from attorneys of all backgrounds, but emphasizes that applicants must have an interest in learning and using new technologies and areas of law.
“The Deputy General Counsel for Technology Law will work closely with top leaders across the agency to provide advice and counsel in the developing but critical area of public law. The Assistant General Counsel will provide direct support to our technology-focused division— — this is a great opportunity to add more junior lawyers to our growing team,” said Garg.
Vacancies for both positions will close on December 12. 9.