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Audit of the Regional Counsel Role in the Enforcement Process

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
No (location specific)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Develop a new position description and conduct a position evaluation
for the dual role Regional Counsel/Enforcement Supervisor position
and have headquarters Office of Human Resources verify the
evaluation outcome.

Ensure that a dual role holder meets the requirements for the new

Develop a management control to ensure that when an agency
attorney is also assigned a line function, written legal advice provided
by this individual is easily distinguished from non-legal advice.

Develop for agency attorneys who are also assigned a line function
guidance to convey the need to clarify in conversations involving
sensitive information that the information disclosed is of a sensitive