Bank of New York Mellon
We anticipate having a variety of future Legal roles in the areas of Regulatory, Corporate Services, Technology, Asset Servicing and Investment Management such as Counsels, Paralegals, and SAR Analysts, in the Pittsburgh, Lake Mary, and New York locations and are eager to connect with you! If you re interested in joining our talent community, please apply by submitting a copy of your resume. As a member of our talent community, you ll be added to our resume database and hear about new roles that may be suitable for your experience. You may also receive updates about activity occurring within our legal department.
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BNY Mellon offers an exciting array of future-forward careers at the intersection of business, finance, and technology. We are one of the world’s top asset management and banking firms that manages trillions of dollars in assets, custody and/or administration. Known as the bank of banks – 97% of the world s top banks work with us as we lead and serve our customers into the new era of digital.
With over 238 years of rich history and industry firsts, BNY Mellon has been built upon our proven ability to evolve, lead, and drive new ideas at every turn. Today, we re approximately 50,000 employees across 35 countries with a culture that empowers you to grow, take risks, experiment and be yourself. This is what #LifeAtBNYMellon is all about.
At BNY Mellon, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here s a few of our awards:
- Fortune World s Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
- Bloomberg s Gender Equality Index (GEI)
- Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion , Disability: IN – 100% score
- 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
- Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
- CDP s Climate Change A List
BNY Mellon offers highly competitive compensation, benefits, and wellbeing programs rooted in a strong culture of excellence and our pay-for-performance philosophy. We provide access to flexible global resources and tools for your life s journey. Focus on your health, foster your personal resilience, and reach your financial goals as a valued member of our team, along with generous paid leaves that can support you and your family through moments that matter.
BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Underrepresented racial and ethnic groups/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
As an experienced attorney, provides legal counsel to a particular business or functional area. May specialize in a particular Legal practice area. Often contributes as part of a larger team, but may independently advise a business or functional area. Viewed as a trusted internal resource capable of using knowledge of BNY Mellon’s businesses, products, services and/or strategies to articulate and advance legal positions.Handles a broad portfolio of basic to moderately complex legal issues, including serving as an advisor to internal and external stakeholders, including outside counsel, relevant to issues affecting the assigned entity(ies).Reviews presented business issues, conducts legal research and investigation, and crafts legal solutions, balancing internal and external stakeholder interests, with the risks of adverse legal actions, revenue loss or reputational damage to the entity. May seek guidance from senior colleagues to ensure solutions align to global legal strategies.Communicates and collaborates with leaders who also serve in an advisory or oversight capacity, such as Risk, Audit, etc. and develops the Legal response/ position for issues identified as risks or areas of non-compliance.Helps manage outside counsel relationships. Communicates timeline and deliverable expectations,, serves as a liaison for information requests. Reviews outside counsel work for appropriateness, quality and alignment to expectations,, provides feedback and direction to rectify any issues.Maintains a broad understanding of practice or functional area products and services, or begins to specialize in a specific product or practice area. Advances knowledge through participation in external industry or professional events.May provide oversight to less experienced attorneys on team/assigned matter as needed.Responsible professional for assigned matters and may assign work to other non-attorney staff. Provides feedback on performance but does not have supervisory authority for others.Provision of advice and counsel extends to the incumbent’s assigned internal client. Advice may have a direct impact on the internal client’s, and ultimately the Company’s overall financial position.Modified based upon local regulations/requirements.Advanced Legal Degree or local country equivalent degree usually required. Progression to this level usually requires licensure/certification by the local country or jurisdiction. In some jurisdictions, may not require licensure or certification for placement in the role,, in others, licensure/certification is required.3-7 years minimum of total work experience as a qualified attorney is preferred. Prior corporate legal experience within the financial services industry or experience in assigned practice area (e.g., securities, employment, etc.) with an outside law firm is preferred.. 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.
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: bnymellon.com/careers.
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.