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Position: Deputy City Attorney - Business and Complex Litigation

Company: Los Angeles City Attorney's Office
Location: 200 N. Main Street, City Hall East, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Description:  

OPENING: The Office of the City Attorney has an opening for an experienced litigator in the Business & Complex Litigation Division of the Civil Litigation Branch.

SECTION: The Business & Complex Litigation Division is responsible for complex litigation matters of the City of Los Angeles, involving a broad range of litigation including contract disputes, Americans with Disabilities Act, civil rights, litigation involving the constitutionality of City ordinances and a variety of other miscellaneous civil litigation. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibility of the attorney selected for this position will be the defense of complex business litigation. 

WRITING SAMPLE: Candidates are required to submit two (2) writing samples.

PROBATION:   Appointment to this exempt position (non Civil-Service) will be subject to a two (2) year probationary period as required by Section 1050 of the City Charter.  Successful completion of the two (2) year probationary period will result in tenure with the office.

APPLICATION AND DEADLINE: Attorneys interested in applying should submit ONE (1) PDF File, via email only, that includes their resume, writing samples, law school transcript and cover letter indicating, “DCA – BUSINESS AND COMPLEX LITIGATION DIVISION (YOUR CALIFORNIA BAR NUMBER)” in the subject line to David Villegas at David.Villegas@lacity.org by THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015.

Selected applicants will be invited to interview.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST:  This position is designated on Category 4 on Schedule B of the Los Angeles City Attorney Conflict of Interest Code.

AS A COVERED ENTITY UNDER TITLE II OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITES ACT,

THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY AND, UPON REQUEST, WILL PROVIDE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO ENSURE EQUAL ACCESS TO ITS PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES.

TO REQUEST A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL (213) 978-7150.

Qualifications

Required qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of civil litigation practice in California and Federal Courts.
  • Ability to deal effectively with public officials, departmental personnel and members of the public;
  • Demonstrated heavy research and writing skills in complex areas of law;
  • A sincere desire to vigorously litigate cases through pretrial and trial stages;
  • Strong oral communication and writing skills, and ability to exercise sound judgment;
  • Strong advocacy skills; and
  • Licensed to practice law in all courts in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

The following qualifications are desirable:

  • Trial experience, especially in contract disputes, ADA, civil rights, and litigation involving the constitutionality of City ordinances; and
  • Appellate experience.

Contact:  David Villegas, 213 978-7142


Position: Franchise Legal Counsel-154516-
Company: Gap Inc.
Location:San Francisco, New York, or London
Description:  Gap Inc requires a dynamic self-starter lawyer to join the Gap Inc Global Legal team. The role is based in ideally San Francisco but possibly can be located in London or NYC. The individual will report to the Associate General Counsel who is based in San Francisco.
The lawyer will support Gap Inc’s franchise division to include advising, handling and managing all aspects of the legal work with respect to the operation of the company’s franchise and third party distribution channels internationally.
This position will work closely with business partners for each of the brands of Gap Inc and corporate functional teams such as Logistics, Supply Chain, Finance, Tax, Accounting, Product Safety Team and others who are based in San Francisco, NYC, London and elsewhere around the world.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing legal advice and guidance to the business and corporate support functions in relation to all aspects of franchise, shop in shop, concession, distribution and other types of third party arrangements
  • Undertaking or managing the drafting, negotiating and finalizing contracts and other types of agreements
  • Partnering with the Global Legal IP team in relation to specific IPR related issues in the franchise and strategic alliances channels
  • Managing the compliance due diligence process in relation to franchisees and relevant  third parties; partnering with Global Integrity team in relation to any compliance related matter including updating, adapting,  or implementing policies to ensure compliance with Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and Gap Inc’s Code of Business Conduct;
  • Undertaking or managing provision of legal training to business partners
  • Managing the franchise legal team to handle the junior level work related to  coordinating contract execution, disclosure requirements, registrations, customs letters, preparation of NDAs and similar work streams
  • Managing disputes, claims and litigation  and providing timely, accurate updates as may be required for reporting purposes
  • Effectively build partnerships with the businesses, acting as a trusted advisor providing strategic direction and broad commercial perspective to resolve issues and identify commercial solutions which protect Gap Inc and its interests
  • Operating with utmost efficiency to manage costs in the designated areas of work and particularly in relation to instructing external lawyers
  • Proactively assessing processes, policies and the like with a view to optimizing efficiency
  • Proactively monitor new laws that affect the franchise channels and identifing actions to ensure legal compliance of the business with such.

Qualifications
Education and Experience:

  • Qualified in either US  (Juris Doctor or LLM from an accredited law school) or in the UK with a minimum of 4 years’ experience
  • Prior relevant work experience in a franchise role is highly desirable, namely,  knowledge/experience of international franchise laws and general commercial areas such as distributorship, shop in shop, concession and similar agreements
  • Experience of intellectual property work a bonus
  • Preferred prior relevant work experience in a reputable law firm and/or multinational companies
  • Proven ability to balance legal and business objectives
  • Proven people management experience
  • Experience of process management and corporate policy development and implementation highly desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong integrity, honesty and a demonstrated capacity to protect and represent the interests of the business
  • Organizationally savvy: excellent inter-personal skills to work with all levels of management and build effective relationships
  • Ability to communicate and present advice to a dynamic fast-moving business
  • Flexibility and an ability to work effectively with team members, business partners and others who are in different locations and time zones
  • Pragmatic, commercially minded with an ability to assess legal and business risks and advise accordingly
  • Excellent proven project management skills
  • An intelligent and innovative professional approach to your work
  • Ability to be reasonably self-sufficient yet know when to escalate as appropriate
  • Ability to prioritize work responsibilities in order to deliver tasks with tight timelines

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended include all duties and responsibilities.  The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.


Contact:  https://gapinc.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=154516&lang=en&sns_id=mailto


Position: Real Estate Staff Attorney (Pittsburgh, PA)
Company: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Description:  The Pittsburgh office of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for a full time, permanent Staff Attorney with a minimum of 2 years of real estate transactional experience.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting and reviewing leases, easements, assignments, amendments, deeds, resolutions, and title documents.  Excellent academic achievement, strong writing skills and law firm experience required.  Must be admitted in Pennsylvania, or eligible to waive in.  This non partnership track position requires 5 days per week (40 hours) with an annual billable requirement of 1,500 hours. 

All questions should be directed to Donna Nolan, Manager of Attorney Recruiting, at donna.nolan@bipc.com.  EOE. 

Qualified candidates should apply at our website at https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/v2/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=113&id=0

All applications must be accompanied by a resume, cover letter, transcript and writing sample.

Qualifications2-5 years (Classes of 2010-2013)

Contact:  Donna J. Nolan, Manager of Attorney Recruiting, donna.nolan@bipc.com


Position: FDA & Pharmaceuticals Associate (Newark, NJ) 
Company: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Location: Newark, NJ

Description:  The Newark office of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has an immediate opening for an ambitious associate in our FDA and Pharmaceuticals Practice Group.  The applicant must have excellent writing, research, and analytical skills.  Applicant should have an interest in providing legal counsel to life sciences industry companies.  Job responsibilities will include counseling prescription drug companies on regulatory & compliance issues, including lawful marketing and sale practices.  Day-to-day work may include the following:  review of pharmaceutical promotional materials; minimizing legal risks in interactions with healthcare providers (e.g. physician speaker programs, advisory boards) reviewing strategies for preparing for commercial launch of therapeutic products; assessment of pre-approval communication strategies; analysis of clinical trial disclosures; evaluation of health economic outcomes research; appraisal of social media use; review of company methods of patient engagement; ensuring compliance with OIG Compliance Program Guidance and PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals; working to minimize liability under the Anti-Kickback Statute & False Claims Act; reviewing compliance with state and federal Sunshine laws; monitoring and analyzing adverse events associated with therapeutic products; and ensuring compliance with federally mandated “track & trace” requirements.  The position offers immediate and significant responsibility and experience in an exciting and consistently growing practice area.  Must be admitted in New Jersey. 

Qualified candidates should apply online at our website at https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/v2/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=113&id=0

Qualifications2-5 years (Classes of 2010-2013)

Contact:  Donna J. Nolan, Manager of Attorney Recruiting, donna.nolan@bipc.com


Position: VP, Corporate Counsel - ANN000DA
Company: Prudential-Legal
Location: Shelton, CT

Description:  The attorney in this position will be responsible for handling a full range of legal matters that arise in connection with the development, offering and maintenance of annuity products offered by the Prudential Annuity Business.  The candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of corporate, law firm, in-house and/or regulatory legal experience involving state insurance laws and regulations, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 rules and regulations governing annuities.  This experienced attorney will provide counsel and advice to various internal business units as well as to other members of the Law Department. This attorney will draft and negotiate business arrangements in support of the marketing and sale of annuity products.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Shelton-CT/VicePresidentCorporateCounsel/ANN000DA

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Shelton-CT/VicePresidentCorporateCounsel/ANN000DA


Position: VP, Corporate Counsel - FIN000H0  
Company: Prudential-Legal
LocationNewark, NJ

Description:  The Enterprise Corporate Finance Group of the Law Department seeks an attorney with substantial expertise in handling capital markets and other financing transactions for public company issuers, including public and private offerings, structured financing transactions, and credit agreements.  The attorney should also have a background in public company disclosure matters, including drafting and reviewing periodic and other reports under the Securities Exchange Act.  The attorney would also be expected to handle other general corporate work, which may include providing support on derivatives transactions and regulation, subsidiary governance matters, and contract negotiation.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/VPCorporateCounsel/FIN000H0

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/VPCorporateCounsel/FIN000H0


Position: VP, Corporate Counsel - ANN000DD  
Company: Prudential-Legal
LocationShelton, CT

Description:  Prudential is looking for a dynamic attorney to fill a high profile opening located in either Shelton, CT or Newark, NJ (with regular travel to Shelton, CT). This attorney will be responsible for handling a full range of legal matters that arise in connection with the distribution of individual life and annuity products issued by Prudential.  This attorney will support businesses that are leaders in the industry for individual life and variable annuity sales in various channels: independent broker/dealer, wirehouse, banks and agencies. Among this attorneys responsibilities will be the provision of counsel to and representation of Prudentials Individual Life Insurance business unit and an affiliated broker-dealer that serves as principal underwriter for Prudentials variable annuities and mutual funds offered through variable products.  The attorney will provide counsel and advice to various internal business units and management, as well as to other members of the Law Department. 

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Shelton-CT/VicePresidentCorporateCounsel/ANN000DD

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Shelton-CT/VicePresidentCorporateCounsel/ANN000DD


Position: VP, Corporate Counsel - INS0002Q Legal
Company: Prudential-Legal
Location: Newark, NJ

Description:  The Individual Life Insurance Law Department is seeking an experienced attorney to join its life product team.  This team provides legal support to areas responsible for traditional and variable life insurance product development, maintenance and marketing, and underwriting.  The team also provides cross-business support on product development to the Prudential Annuities law department.  In this regard, the attorney will work closely business clients and the company's Compliance and Risk Management functions.

Qualifications:http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/VicePresidentCorporateCounsel/INS0002Q

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/VicePresidentCorporateCounsel/INS0002Q


Position: VP, Corporate Counsel - RET0007W
Company: Prudential-Retirement Law
Location: Iselin, NJ

Description:  Retirement Law is seeking an additional member for the Pension Risk Transfer team who can provide focused, technically sound and pragmatic legal advice in connection with funded and longevity only risk transfer transactions.  Generally, the skills required include supporting, from inception to post-closing, complex transactions in a way that works for Prudential from both an operational and regulatory perspective.  Experience with mergers and acquisitions, reinsurance transactions, and/or corporate finance, as well as with insurance regulation, would be valuable.  The candidate must have an appetite for learning new legal disciplines, and the legal and business talent to deploy new knowledge areas to evolving and innovative transactions with accuracy and efficiency.  Quickly gaining working knowledge of ERISA and of insurance regulatory requirements is critical to job success.  Equally critical is an ability to constructively engage with plan customers in order to shape a solution that works for them and for Prudential, and to be able to capture the solution in writing.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Iselin-NJ/VicePresidentCorporateCounsel/RET0007W

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Iselin-NJ/VicePresidentCorporateCounsel/RET0007W


Position: VP, Corporate Counsel - GRO00082
Company:Prudential-Legal
Location: Roseland, NJ

Description:  The Group Insurance Law Department is seeking a dynamic attorney to join a highly collaborative and collegial team of lawyers and paralegals that provides legal support to the Group Insurance business unit of Prudential.  Primary responsibilities of this position include advising on development of group products (including Life, Variable Life, AD&D, Disability and Critical Illness), agent and broker licensing, claims administration, marketing materials, product administration/operational matters and regulatory inquiries.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Roseland-NJ/VPCorporateCounsel/GRO00082

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Roseland-NJ/VPCorporateCounsel/GRO00082


Position: VP, Corporate Counsel - PRU000J3
Company:Prudential-Attorney/Corporate Counsel
Location: Newark, NJ

Description:  Prudential Investments ("PI"), the investment adviser to the Prudential mutual funds, is seeking an experienced, proactive business attorney to provide legal and regulatory support for the mutual funds and closed end funds advised by Pl.  Candidate must have six (6) to ten (10) years experience in a law firm and/or in-house legal department, and must be prepared to work in a collaborative and demanding environment.  Candidate must have extensive and substantial experience with the Investment Company Act of 1940. Knowledge of exchange traded funds, closed end funds and derivatives is helpful but not required.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/VPCorporateCounsel/PRU000J3

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/VPCorporateCounsel/PRU000J3


Position: Director, High Tech Investigations Unit - INV000BF
Company: Prudential-Legal
LocationNewark, NJ

Description:  We are a Fortune 100 financial services leader with a dynamic and diverse workforce and a strong emphasis on talent management.  Our High Tech Investigations Unit, part of the larger Corporate Investigations Division, is seeking an experienced individual for the position of Director, High Tech Investigations Unit.  In this capacity, the Director is responsible for conducting end-to-end investigations into incidents of, but not limited to, reported data loss, intellectual property theft, malicious network activity, misuse of company resources, conflicts of interest, violations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and violations of Prudentials internal policies and procedures.  This position requires the ability to conduct forensic examinations of Microsoft/Apple/Blackberry host and mobile devices, conduct subject interviews, and write clear and concise findings reports for management and stakeholders.  The position will also require the ability to provide forensic audio services, including audio enhancement.  The Director will have the opportunity to identify new tools and methods for proactively identifying misconduct involving computer technology, as well as review and update the groups Standard Operations Procedures.  When needed, the Director will be required to assist in the collection of electronically stored information (ESI) in support of the firms eDiscovery practices.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/DirectorHighTechInvestigationsUnit/INV000BF

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/DirectorHighTechInvestigationsUnit/INV000BF


Position: Chief Compliance Officer - Prudential Retirement - RET0009M
Company: Prudential-Compliance
Location: Hartford, CT

Description:  Prudential Retirement is looking for a Chief Compliance Officer.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the Retirement Compliance Program and will be expected to lead and continuously develop a seasoned compliance team of over 20 associates.  This will include providing on-going compliance support and advice for the day-to-day retirement plan and investment product business activities as well as active participation in evaluating a wide range of new service and product initiatives.  The role has responsibility for compliance monitoring, support of marketing activities, compliance training, and implementing new policies and procedures.  The candidate will also be expected to play a leadership role within the broader Retirement and Compliance industry to include participation in industry associations, shaping compliance best practices and educating industry personnel and regulators.  The incumbent will play a key management role as a member of the Retirement business units Senior Leadership Team as well as assist Compliance management in Prudential Enterprise-wide initiatives within Prudentials Law, Compliance, Business Ethics and External Affairs (LCBE) organization.  The incumbent will also lead efforts to develop the talent, quality and capability of the Compliance staff in their organization.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Hartford-CT/ChiefComplianceOfficerPrudentialRetireme/RET0009M

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Hartford-CT/ChiefComplianceOfficerPrudentialRetireme/RET0009M


Position: VP, Compliance - PRU000IP
Company: Prudential-Compliance
Location: Shelton, CT

Description:  The person occupying this position will support the CCO in designing and implementing a compliance program for registered investment advisers and registered investment companies that is effective in preventing, detecting and mitigating violations of applicable law or Prudential policies.  He/she will be responsible for providing ongoing compliance support and advice for the day to day activities of ASTIS as well as new initiatives.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Shelton-CT/VicePresidentCompliance/PRU000IP

Contact:  http://jobs.prudential.com/location/Shelton-CT/VicePresidentCompliance/PRU000IP


Position: Compliance Manager - Political Law-SHA0000F
Company: Prudential-Compliance
Location: Newark, NJ

Description:  The Political Law Compliance team seeks a Manager, Compliance position. This position is primarily responsible for supervising various regulatory filings associated with lobbying, pay-to-play, and other political law-related activity, as well as reviewing employee political activity, including personal political contributions, maintenance of the personal political contribution preclearance system and related processes, and providing compliance advice based on applicable laws, rules and regulations to compliance professionals and senior management throughout the enterprise, as well as the Board of Directors. The position will report to the Director, Political Law Compliance within Shared Services.

Subject matter expertise is preferred in some of the following compliance specialties including: pay-to-play, legislative and procurement lobbying, employee personal political contributions and activity, corporate government affairs including Political Action Committees, and gift and entertainment compliance. The successful candidate may have some Investment Advisor and Broker Dealer compliance experience.  

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/ComplianceManagerPoliticalLaw/SHA0000F

Contacthttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/ComplianceManagerPoliticalLaw/SHA0000F


Position: Compliance Analytics Manager - COM0005L
Company: Prudential-Compliance
LocationNewark, NJ

Description:  Prudential's Corporate Compliance organization seeks a self-motivated business professional desiring a challenging career opportunity with the Compliance Analytics group. Compliance Analytics focuses on compliance related topics using information throughout the Company to create a flexible, comprehensive reporting process.

This individual will focus on the creation of metrics and on the ongoing reporting of those metrics to management.  This position requires interaction with Compliance, business, and systems areas with the objective of optimizing the use of data in the support of ongoing reporting to senior management and key stakeholders. Specifically, the successful candidate will be required to analyze data using best practice methods and design metrics to identify trends and patterns in the data.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/ComplianceAnalyticsManager/COM0005L

Contacthttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/ComplianceAnalyticsManager/COM0005L


Position: VP, Compliance - QMA - QM 00007
Company: Prudential-Compliance
Location: Newark, NJ

Description:  Quantitative Management Associates (QMA), an SEC-registered investment adviser and a business unit of Prudential Financial, is seeking a senior compliance professional knowledgeable in investment advisory and investment company issues to assist its Chief Compliance Officer in overseeing a full range of compliance matters that arise in connection with our asset management activities.  The Equity and Asset Allocation platforms have over $113 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2014, with a broad array of strategies and client types including institutional separate accounts, sub-advised mutual funds, offshore commingled and separate client accounts.

QMA has a strong commitment to its customers, including mutual fund investors, corporations, public retirement funds, Taft-Hartley plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, foundations, and endowments.  Qualified candidates will be expected to be thoroughly knowledgeable about applicable SEC regulations and associated policies and procedures necessary to support an investment adviser compliance program.

The candidate will play a key management role within the QMA Compliance organization and will report to the Chief Compliance Officer of QMA.

In addition to a role as a member of the QMA Compliance management team, the candidate may participate in or lead projects that strengthen and maintain compliance activities more broadly across the Prudential Compliance organization.  The candidate will also partner with the law department on a regular basis to analyze changes to regulatory requirements and proactively manage regulatory developments as they may impact QMA.

Qualificationshttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/VPComplianceQMA/QM 00007

Contacthttp://jobs.prudential.com/location/Newark-NJ/VPComplianceQMA/QM 00007


Position: Counsel _litigation
Company: Bank of New York Mellon
Location: Pittsburgh

Description:  BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment cycle.  Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 36 countries and more than 100 markets.  BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.  Additional information is available at www.bnymellon.com.

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

Duties: Position entails managing legal process served on a financial institution, including handling, responding and overseeing team members in their handling and responding to subpoenas, orders of attachment, forfeiture orders, orders to show cause, restraining notices, levies, garnishments, executions, judgments and other legal process seeking corporate or customer information and/or the restraint or seizure of corporate or customer assets by law enforcement, regulatory authorities, government agencies, or parties in civil litigation matters. Will be responsible for providing advice regarding these matters to the applicable business lines, handling objections, initiating legal holds, gathering and producing documents, restraining and releasing assets, communicating with counsel, assisting in the selection of outside counsel and managing outside counsel. Responsible for identifying, assessing, managing and mitigating risk, containing costs, and proactively identifying and providing counsel to business and other legal colleagues. Position works across all lines of business, with opportunities to be exposed to a broad range of practice with a great deal of responsibility.

Qualifications:Advanced degree and 3 + years within the Legal Industry required.

Commercial litigation experience would be preferred with some exposure to financial services matters. Should have experience in one or more of the following areas: complex commercial litigation, financial services litigation, banking litigation, and class action litigation. Some experience in conducting and assisting in litigation matters or responding to governmental inquiries is preferable. Need to be a team player who will work with other lawyers and across business lines. Strong relationship building skills, both internal and external, are a necessity, as are excellent oral and written communication skills. Working knowledge of the rules of civil procedure is important. Excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently and on own initiative, and sound decision making, judgment and common sense are a must.

Contact: Lisa Pinelli, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor/ Legal Affairs, Bank of New York Mellon, Lisa.Pinelli@bnymellon.com


Position: Senior Counsel- Investment Management 
Company: Bank of New York Mellon
Location: New York City

Description:  BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment cycle.  Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 36 countries and more than 100 markets.  BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.  Additional information is available at www.bnymellon.com.

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

Description:

  • A seasoned asset management attorney.  The ideal candidate will have experience counseling registered investment advisers, including advisers to private funds.  Primary responsibilities include:
  • Establish and provide ongoing advice concerning private funds, including open-end (i.e., hedge fund-style), closed-end, and capital commitment (i.e., private equity-style).  Draft/review fund-related documentation, including offering memoranda, subscription documents and fund service provider agreements.
  • Negotiate agreements in support of the business, including engagement letters, investment management agreements and trading-related documentation .
  • Review of marketing and sales material, and assistance with preparation of RFPs.
  • Provide day-to-day legal advice regarding advisory and asset management activities.
  • Provide advice and assist in implementation of new product/service initiatives.
  • Participate in updating SEC filings, including Form PF and Form ADV Part 2.
  • Work with Compliance in drafting and updating various compliance policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • JD; 5-8 years of relevant experience.
  • SEC experience a plus.
  • Experience with real-estate related investment strategies a plus.
  • Ability to interact with senior decision makers.
  • Critical analytical skills and ability to bring a holistic perspective to businesses that operate in a multi-faceted and changing legal/regulatory environment.
  • Knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, ERISA, Commodity Exchange Act.
  • Familiarity with bank regulatory issues a plus.

ContactLisa Pinelli, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor/ Legal Affairs, Bank of New York Mellon, Lisa.Pinelli@bnymellon.com


Position: Senior Counsel- Private Banking
Company: Bank of  New York Mellon
Location: New York City

Description:  BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.

Senior Counsel – Private Banking

BNY Mellon’s Legal Department is seeking an experienced and highly competent senior lending attorney to join its team of lawyers that provides counsel and guidance to BNY Mellon’s Wealth Management business.  Position will be based in either Pittsburgh, PA or New York, NY.

Senior Counsel position will be responsible for providing legal advice to the various Private Banking business lines in connection with loans and deposits.  This position reports to the Senior Managing Counsel – Wealth Management.  This position functions as the primary legal contact to the Private Banking business lines that offer loans and deposits, including escrow arrangements, to high net worth individuals (and trusts, LLCs, PHCs, LPs and LLPs) and entails providing legal advice to ensure that all products fully comply with the applicable regulatory requirements (Regs. B, E and Z), advising on proposed regulation, drafting legal documents and drafting and negotiating legal documentation for specific transactions, reviewing marketing materials.

Preferred candidate should have a minimum of 7 years of legal experience in the financial services industry with significant experience in general consumer banking, with a focus on loans secured by marketable securities (Reg. U, UCC Articles 8 and 9, Rule 144) and residential mortgages (Regs. Z, X and C) and international lending; and some exposure to the evolving environment of high net worth/private banking products and services.  Experience with personal trusts and estates would be useful.

Qualifications:

Advanced Legal Degree. 5+ years experience representing major banks in lending transactions, 7 years preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High energy with an orientation to finding solutions so that loan transactions can close within an acceptable level of risk and new products can be developed
  • Excellent at listening and succinct written/oral communication skills
  • Able to operate independently in a fast-paced environment with the organization skills to meet deadlines
  • Able to research various consumer regulations and apply to a unique product set and situations
  • Able to manage outside counsel relationships
  • Excellent leadership and counseling skills
  • Able to be proactive and provide practical legal advice
  • Able to prioritize among many important matters
  • Team player

ContactLisa Pinelli, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor/ Legal Affairs, Bank of New York Mellon, Lisa.Pinelli@bnymellon.com


Position: Senior Counsel _Asset Management /Broker Dealer 
Company: Bank of New York Mellon
Location: New York City

Description:   BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment cycle.  Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 36 countries and more than 100 markets.  BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.  Additional information is available at www.bnymellon.com.

As one of the world's leading investment management organizations and one of the top U.S. wealth managers, BNY Mellon Investment Management combines agility, insight and scale to create and deliver strategies and solutions to address our clients' needs. Encompassing BNY Mellon's investment management firms, wealth management organization and global distribution teams, we draw on deep expertise to collaborate with clients and tailor our best ideas and resources to meet their specific needs. We pride ourselves on providing dedicated service through our network of global professionals who have a deep understanding of local requirements. With our extensive experience in anticipating and responding to the investment and financial needs of the world's governments, pension plan sponsors, corporations, foundations, endowments, advisors, intermediaries, individuals and families, and family offices, BNY Mellon Investment Management is dedicated to helping clients reach their goals.

This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-level broker-dealer attorney to join a prestigious legal department and one of the largest diversified financial services organizations in the world. The position requires supporting the distribution and sales of investment services and products including mutual funds, private funds, offshore funds and advisory services (such as separately managed and wrap accounts).

In this role, the successful candidate will provide day-to-day legal support for multiple business lines of a dual registered broker-dealer/investment adviser that operates in the retail and institutional markets. Day-to-day legal support includes, but is not limited to: legal matters related to retail and institutional sales support and fund related marketing activities; intermediary and other third party contract negotiations; placement and solicitation agreements, keeping abreast of regulatory change and activity in the funds space; and providing counsel to executive management, compliance and operational heads on regulatory developments and implementation. This candidate must be comfortable and capable of working with all levels of a large financial institution.

Preferred Skills:

  • J.D.; state bar membership (NY preferred).
  • Legal expertise in the federal securities laws with a particular emphasis on the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and FINRA regulations, with secondary experience in the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as they relate to registered and unregistered fund offerings and distribution matters.
  • Experience with broker-dealer/investment adviser issues including regulatory matters, products, operations, distribution, administration and compliance.
  • Thorough understanding of FINRA rules, including the ability provide legal guidance on matters such as licensing/registration, sales practices, marketing materials and net capital.
  • Outstanding legal analysis and drafting skills, including the ability to negotiate and complete various agreements and documentation in conjunction with, and independently of, outside counsel.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to effectively communicate legal issues in layman’s terms.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task efficiently with constant regard for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be a motivated, self-starter, able to work independently or as part of a team, under pressure, with changing priorities
  • Demonstrates solid judgment in evaluating complex legal and business issues; knows when and how effectively escalate and articulate regulatory issues.
  • Able to prioritize and manage projects in a fast-paced work environment, and work effectively with colleagues on matters crossing business and functional lines. Should be a relationship builder and team player who can establish trust and credibility across the organization, work well with internal and external constituencies, and effectively direct and manage external legal support.
  • Recent experience in a major financial services in house legal department or a large law firm is preferred. 

Qualifications:

Advanced Legal Degree with 5+ years of experience in the Legal industry.

Primary Location:United States-USA-NY-New York

ContactLisa Pinelli, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor/ Legal Affairs, Bank of New York Mellon, Lisa.Pinelli@bnymellon.com


Position: Managing Counsel- Lending
Company:Bank of New York Mellon
LocationNew York City

Description:  BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments.

The Corporate Lending Practice Group is seeking an attorney in New York or Pittsburgh to support the firm’s lending and related activities involving a wide range of clients.  The individual will interact closely with all groups involved in these activities including Credit and Operational Risk, Global Client Management, Credit and Trade Operations and Treasury.  The individual will be responsible for (i) advising on all aspects of extensions of credit, products, programs processes and related matters; (ii) structuring, documenting, negotiating and closing transactions; and (iii) advising on business, regulatory and legal developments with respect to these activities.  

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ experience representing major banks in lending transactions
  • Real estate lending experience or mutual fund or broker dealer lending experience
  • Cross-border transactional experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent drafting and communications skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal direction
  • Ability to handle a diverse and demanding workload

Qualifications:

J. D. or LL.B., 10+ years in legal industry, admitted to New York State or Commonwealth of Pennsylvania bar.

 ContactLisa Pinelli, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor/ Legal Affairs, Bank of New York Mellon, Lisa.Pinelli@bnymellon.com

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