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The Options Clearing Corporation (“The OCC”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for Counsel, Regulatory Supervision to be based in Chicago or Washington, DC. The OCC is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to OCCRegulatory@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position. Please do not contact The OCC directly; all resumes sent to The OCC will be routed to MLA for handling and will create delays.
Overview: Provide legal advice on both routine and complex matters to internal clients in order to manage legal risks faced by the Corporation relating to clearance and settlement operations. Advise internal clients on specific regulations applicable to OCC, with a particular emphasis on regulations of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Work with personnel from the business units to articulate the nature of changes to the Corporation’s By-Laws and Rules to the regulators. Serve as Corporation liaison to the regulators.
Company: Based in Chicago, The Options Clearing Corporation is a United States clearing house. Founded in 1973, it is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. The OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and financial integrity in the marketplaces that it serves by focusing on sound risk management principles. By acting as guarantor, The OCC ensures that the obligations of the contracts it clears are fulfilled.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Experience: 5+ years of related experience either at a law firm, in-house, or at a regulatory agency.
Relocation: This position can be located in Chicago or Washington DC. Locals preferred.
Bar: Member in good standing with license to practice law in any US jurisdiction.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to OCCRegulatory@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2201547
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com. To learn more about Allegis Partners, visit www.allegis-partners.com