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Corporate Legal Counsel (Ethics and Investigations)

Apply 2019-53603 Chantilly, Virginia No Clearance Required

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories


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.

The successful candidate will also have the proven ability to analyze data and draw reasonable conclusions, communicate clearly, possess excellent writing skills and as a strong team player be able to work well with employees at various levels of the organization. 


Thank you for your interest in Perspecta. We are excited about our company and look forward to welcoming new employees to our talented team. Perspecta was recently formed through the combination of DXC Technology’s U.S. Public Sector business with Vencore and KeyPoint.

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