BNY Mellon’s Legal Department is seeking an experienced and highly competent attorney with a strong background in the area of investment management to join its team of lawyers who support BNY Mellon’s Wealth Management business. He or she should be able to offer practical and commercially sensible legal advice and solutions, while fostering an environment of effective risk mitigation. Proactive legal, regulatory and general risk management advice and support and the ability to spot and address issues early and effectively will be critical components of this position.
In addition to subject matter expertise, the successful candidate should have excellent workflow management and counseling skills. Building collaborative relationships with business clients, outside counsel and control partners, while also working independently at times and keeping all critical stakeholders effectively and timely informed, will be among the keys to success.
Requirements: Juris Doctor or equivalent with license to practice in at least one state; minimum of 5 years practice and relevant experience in investment management. Experience, preferably in house, supporting both institutional and retail investment management businesses, including the drafting of investment management and related agreements, is required. Expertise with the fiduciary investment aspects of ERISA and familiarity with Bank Collective Funds, will be considered pluses.