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BNY Mellon

Counsel- (Broker-Dealer) (Hybrid)

Pennington, NJ

Job Description

Vice President, Counsel to support the Pershing line of business within the BNY Mellon enterprise. The candidate will:

  • Report to a Associate General Counsel on the Pershing Legal Team and serve as a key adviser to the business.
  • Manage and negotiate contracts for Pershing for a variety of advisory, technology, and operational services.
  • Provide general legal support to the broker-dealer and registered investment adviser as needed.
  • Advise on new product development and regulatory risk management decisions.
  • Provides business management and associates with advice and guidance in identifying the critical problems to which the application of legal principals yields the greatest opportunities for minimizing risks and maximizing profits.
  • Keep informed on legislation and rulemaking affecting business operations and developments in corporate and securities law practice, updating the team and management as appropriate.
  • Collaborate with business leaders and associates to develop legal and regulatory best practices.

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  • 3 years minimum, 5+ years preferred legal experience with a focus on contracts and investment advisory and/or broker-dealer issues.
  • Experience with a Broker-Dealer, Registered Investment Adviser or regulatory agency preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong presentation abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to influence and impact business decisions.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that requires hands-on support and business teamwork.
  • An ideal candidate has in-house counsel experience in securities law.
Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

EEO Statement:

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans. Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Client-provided location(s): Pennington, NJ 08534, USA
Job ID: BNY_Mellon-38447-OTHLOC-100002890193641
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Sabbatical
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program