Litigation & Regulatory Attorney - Vice President Job Listing at BlackRock in New York, NY
Title: Litigation & Regulatory Attorney - Vice President
Location: New York, NY
BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and a premier provider of global investment management, risk management and advisory services to institutional, intermediary and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches aimed at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to the world’s capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.
The Legal and Compliance team oversees BlackRock's compliance with applicable laws and rules, and is responsible for, among other things: establishing legal and compliance policies and procedures that meet applicable regulatory requirements and testing the operative effectiveness of those policies and procedures; overseeing all regulatory matters - employees must direct all communications regarding such matters to a Department member; coordinating all litigation and legal proceedings; negotiating contracts (except certain BlackRock Solutions contracts); and providing compliance training.
We're in the market for a Litigation Attorney that will be responsible for the following
Handling defensive and affirmative litigation on behalf of BlackRock, Inc. and its subsidiaries and managed funds
Conduct factual reviews and investigations in connection with wide array of litigation and regulatory matters; handle all related discovery, including electronic discovery, depositions and employee interviews.
Provide legal advice on a broad range of potential or actual disputes.
Draft litigation-related documents, including legal briefs, submissions to regulatory bodies, etc.
Retain and manage outside attorneys that provide litigation and regulatory counsel to BlackRock, Inc. and its managed funds.
Appear in court and before administrative bodies on behalf of BlackRock.
Research legal issues in a wide variety of areas, including litigation, regulatory, employment, bankruptcy and corporate governance.
A minimum of 5 years of complex commercial and securities litigation experience in New York State and Federal Courts, with significant experience in financial services industry;
Knowledge of the Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Securities Act of 1933;
Knowledge of complex financial products and services;
Strong analytical, problem-solving and communication skills;
The ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously;
The ability to think strategically;
The ability to communicate effectively to both legal and non-legal professionals;
The ability to build and maintain good working client relationships;
Collegial team player;
Major Law Firm experience a plus; and
JD degree and member of the New York bar.
BlackRock is proud to be an E-Verify & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/VJob: Legal/ComplianceOrganization: L%26C-Corp, HR %26 Litigation
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