BNY Mellon Counsel in New York, New York


New York, NY

The Corporate Services practice group within the firm's Legal Department is hiring a corporate attorney that will be primarily responsible for supporting the firm's recovery and resolution planning (RRP) efforts, in addition to providing legal support for other corporate, M&A and strategic projects.

Attorney will provide legal and strategic advice related to RRP matters and serve as the lead attorney liaison to the firm's Office of Recovery and Resolution Planning (ORRP). Responsibilities will include: providing counsel on the development and implementation of global RRP initiatives; staying abreast of regulatory developments and analyzing impacts of new regulations and guidance; driving and supporting execution of strategic projects related to recovery and resolution planning; managing internal and external teams; collaborating with businesses and business partners to effect reorganizations and internal restructurings; and supporting legal entity governance initiatives.

Attorney will also provide various other support to Corporate Services attorneys including on strategic projects, M&A transactions, restructurings and other corporate matters.


    Qualifications / Experience

    Minimum of three years' experience as a corporate attorney in a recognized law firm having a well-regarded corporate practice or in a corporate law department of a public company or financial institution. An ideal candidate would have prior RRP and/or strong M&A or corporate experience. Candidates with financial institutions, regulatory and/or bankruptcy experience will also be considered.


    * Self-starter with excellent judgment and professional integrity

    * Strong written, verbal and analytical skills

    * Strong academic background

    * Must demonstrate strategic thinking, strong initiative and follow-through, as well as the ability to work independently and collaboratively under strict deadlines

    * Team player with excellent interpersonal skills who can work and form partnerships with stakeholders of all professional levels and diverse experience

    * Creativity and strong organizational/project management skills a plus

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 & 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: part one of the safest and most trusted financial institutions, the BNY Mellon Legal department mitigates risk and handles legal affairs to ensure the security of the company and its clients. BNY Mellon's Legal Department, has overall responsibility for government affairs and advises on advocacy and policy initiatives of the company to support BNY Mellon's domestic and international operations, and they also support all bank regulatory and supervisory issues.
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 11520
Job: Legal
Organization: Legal Affairs-HR06241
Requisition Number: 1714015

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