The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) is the world's largest organization serving the professional and business interests of attorneys who practice in the legal departments of corporations, associations, nonprofits and other private-sector organizations around the globe.
Are you someone who can roll up the sleeves and dive deep into work? Are you looking for a position where there are opportunities for growth within an organization? Do you thrive in business oriented environments? If your answer is yes, we have the role for you!
What You Will Do: The Securities Counsel (Counsel 2) will support legal issues and regulatory matters related to a registered investment advisor, a wholesale registered broker/dealer, a trust company and exempt and registered investment products for the Workplace Division.
This role will require working closely with the operations, advice, sales, marketing and product development teams on the application of federal and state law and regulation and SEC, DoL, and FINRA rules as they relate to the retirement business.
Experience as in-house counsel with subject matter expertise in retirement plans, collective investment trusts and investment advisory programs is preferred.
What Success Looks Like:
Work on issues where analysis of legal business matters requires an evaluation of various factors and exercises judgment commensurate with experience. Review pre-existing documents and templates within assigned practice area(s).
Collaborate with pre-selected outside counsel as directed.
Provide a variety of general legal services to a number of in-house constituents, primarily within the legal and compliance department, but will work with business partners with oversight under supervision of more senior attorney with moderate discretion to make independent decisions within predefined guidelines.
Confer with business areas as directed. Participate in departmental and cross-functional working groups as directed. Examples of work: Select from pre-approved, options in template contracts; conduct legal research for more senior attorney; assist in responding to discovery requests; review and approve certain customer correspondence (e.g., letters, advertising).
What You Need:
JD from an ABA accredited law school
Two years of legal experience
Licensed or eligible to practice in the applicable state
Ability to effectively communicate, both written and oral, with the intended audience
Ability to exercise sound judgment in a fast paced environment
Ability to exercise agility and adaptability in providing legal advice
Comfortable in a rapidly changing corporate environment
Proficient using MS Office
St. Paul, MN
Cedar Rapids, IA
Our industry, and the needs of our customers, is changing. To stay at the forefront, we need to reinvent.
We're seeking ambitious people who can bring in fresh ideas and varying perspectives, and help us shake up the status quo.
If you're self-driven and able to see opportunity in change, you can make a real difference within our business and beyond. We've built a supportive culture that encourages personal wellness, community giving, lifelong learning and a customer centric mindset.
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