• Attorney- Wealth Management Litigation Jobs in United States Of America

  • Morgan Stanley Pvt Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Attorney- Wealth Management Litigation

Job Number 3128100

Primary Location Americas-United States of America-California-San Francisco

Education Level Bachelors Degree

Job Attorney

Employment Type Full Time

Job Level Vice President


Company Profile

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services The Firms employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture

Department Profile

Professionals within Legal and Compliance provide a wide range of services to our business units They might help to structure a complex and sensitive cross-border transaction; advise on a new product introduction; develop a training program or defuse an investor dispute They preserve the firms invaluable reputation for integrity and protect the firm from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world They also strive to maintain cooperative relationships with governmental policy makers and the regulatory and self-regulatory agencies that govern the firms businesses

Client Litigation has 16 trial lawyers in three states The San Francisco Unit currently has five lawyers and covers 30

complexes in two regions in the Western US

Position Responsibilities

Morgan Stanley is seeking a litigation attorney to handle a docket of arbitrations, civil litigations and regulatory enforcement investigations and inquiries for its Wealth Management business The position requires strong oral and written advocacy, analytical skills, creativity and the ability to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, arbitrators and regulators as a majority of cases are handled in-house Candidates must be able to personally manage a large volume of diverse matters, including trial work before FINRA Dispute Resolution; regulatory enforcement matters and investigations conducted by the SEC, FINRA and State Regulators; and occasional handling of court matters Experience defending claims in trial and/or arbitration and handling regulatory enforcement matters is essential This is a hands-on litigation position Success in this environment requires the candidate to be self-motivated, independent and resourceful but also to be able to work as part of a team with others in the Firms Legal and Compliance Division and employees in other departments The position includes administrative responsibilities for case management and other internal and external reporting related to matters


Responsibilities/Skills Required

4-8 years of litigation experience in a law firm, government role or in-house position Responsibilities include

Trial work on behalf of the firm and its employees defending customer claims before FINRA and state and federal courts

Arbitration, dispute resolution and negotiation

Evaluation and resolution of customer disputes and other litigation matters

Handling SEC, FINRA and State regulatory investigation and enforcement matters

Handling court litigation; internal reporting on lessons learned from matters handled; and providing information to senior management

Internal and external regulatory reporting

Providing legal advice on ad hoc matters

Key Qualifications We are seeking an attorney with strong oral and written advocacy skills; who is a strategic thinker and problem solver; who is tenacious and analytical and a skilled and persuasive negotiator; who has strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work with clients and colleagues at every level; and who is detail-oriented and organized with strong time and case management skills The candidate will need to work collaboratively with other litigation attorneys, paralegals & support staff as well as employees in other parts of the Firm

Candidates must have trial, arbitration and/or extensive hearing experience and be able to handle a large volume of diverse matters with minimal support and direction Candidates must be self-motivated and able to work independently, as most matters are staffed with one lawyer Travel is required depending on case assignments and hearing locations*LI-SH

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Financial Services/Stockbroking
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 19th Feb 2020

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Company Profile:

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