Our Opportunity: 

Charles Schwab has a Regulatory Counsel position at its Lone Tree, CO Office which requires an experienced attorney with a broad knowledge of federal and state laws, regulations, and guidance affecting large financial institutions and possessing specific subject matter expertise in regulatory reporting and disclosure matters and the related regulatory requirements (e.g., regulatory capital requirements, liquidity coverage ratio, and capital stress tests). The candidate we seek must possess demonstrated experience in interpreting and advising regulatory reporting staff and other impacted business groups on applicable regulatory reporting requirements, drafting public disclosures, and building strong, long term business relationships with Legal, Regulatory Reporting and other stakeholders to ensure Schwab’s compliance with applicable regulatory reporting and disclosure requirements.

What you’ll do:

  • Serve as the primary legal resource to Schwab’s Regulatory Reporting group, providing interpretive advice and guidance on all applicable bank regulatory reporting requirements (FR Y-9C, FR Y-15, FFIEC 031 call reports, FFIEC 101, FR 2052a, etc.)
  • Monitor proposed and final new reporting requirements and changes to existing requirements, assess impact on Schwab, draft and circulate summaries and impact analyses of regulatory reporting developments, draft comment letters where appropriate
  • Assist in drafting and reviewing public disclosures required under applicable bank regulations and guidance, including Basel III regulatory capital disclosures, disclosures required under the liquidity coverage ratio rule, and disclosures of capital stress testing results)
  • Assist with various Regulatory Counsel bank regulatory projects, primarily involving Schwab’s Treasury Capital Markets, Liquidity Risk Management, and Capital Stress Testing groups on an as needed basis

What you have:


  • JD required.
  • Must have at least 10 years work experience with either a bank other financial services company, government agency, or law firm in any of the following: regulatory reporting, periodic public disclosures, regulatory capital requirements, liquidity coverage ratio and liquidity risk management, or drafting comment letters on proposed rulemaking
  • Strong written and oral and written communication and analytical skills
  • Subject matter expertise in bank regulatory matters
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others at all levels across the organization and provide authoritative guidance to management and staff within the organization
  • Experience working within a large, complex financial services organization.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively
  • Problem solving skills as well as flexibility and adaptability are of key importance.

Preferred Skills:

  •  Familiarity with FDIC insurance assessment requirements depository institutions

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

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