State Street Counsel, Vice President in Boston, Massachusetts

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A Counsel will generally have at least three years of experience as an attorney, preferably in the financial services industry. A Counsel will have significant responsibility for providing legal services to, and resolution of legal issues for, one or several clients with routine legal issues. A Counsel must demonstrate an ability to work with general direction from more senior attorneys on complex clients and possibly work independently on less complex clients. In addition, a Counsel must demonstrate a good working knowledge of the 1940 Act.

The following are specific responsibilities of a Counsel:

  • Responsible for keeping current with legal developments.

  • Prepares and supervises the preparation of materials for Board and shareholder meetings and may attend meetings, record minutes of meetings and pursue issues raised at meetings.

  • Prepares and manages the preparation of, and coordinates the filing of, all non-financial documents requiring filing under the federal securities laws.

  • Spots issues relating to clients, researches solutions and coordinates with more senior attorney to resolve issues.

  • Demonstrates high level of integrity and professionalism.

  • Has highly developed communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Works collegially with other department members and is respectful of other department members.
  • Possesses strong time management skills.
  • Handles multiple tasks and multiple priorities for various clients.
  • Identifies available resources and utilizes them effectively.
  • Works collegially with general direction from a more senior attorney or independently on less complex clients.
  • Establishes close working relationships with clients and provides excellent service to clients.
  • Has a good working knowledge of relevant statutes and rules, and applies them effectively to particular clients.
  • Capable of independent analysis and issue identification.
  • Exercises considerable sound business and legal judgment.
  • Demonstrates good organizational skills and independent follow through on issues and tasks.
  • Capable of producing high quality routine work with general to minimal supervision.


Boston - MA - USA

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Job Title: Counsel, Vice President

Job ID: 170765

Full/Part Time: Full FTE

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Location: US-MA-Boston