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ISA Legal Vice President and Counsel

State Street

State Street

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Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024

Position Summary

State Street is a systemically important financial institution that provides custody, trustee, administration and related services on a global basis to a range of institutional clients. We are seeking an attorney to support State Street’s Investment Services business in North America, with a particular focus on ERISA clients and public pension plan clients. Responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating trust agreements, custody agreements and other service agreements and disclosures
  • Analyzing regulatory issues impacting the business, in particular those related to ERISA
  • Advising on claims, errors and potential litigation
  • Providing legal advice based on strong critical thinking, problem-solving and technical legal skills
  • Collaborating with business, compliance and legal partners to find solutions to challenging regulatory, contractual and operational issues
  • Providing legal and regulatory advice to business colleagues to support strategic changes to State Street’s business model, including new products, services, and partnerships

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited United States law school
  • License to practice in Massachusetts or another state of the United States
  • Significant (4+ years) experience in the corporate department of a major law firm and/or the financial services sector
  • Experience with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA)
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and technical legal analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive working relationships with legal colleagues and senior executives, including the ability to appropriately challenge and offer an alternative point of view
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively across multiple levels and functional areas within a large organization
  • The ability to work in a varied and dynamic environment

Salary Range:

$120,000 - $202,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.

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