• Legal, Securities Division Marquee Attorney, Vice President

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Business Unit
    Securities Legal
    Employment Type


    We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.


    Job Summary & Responsibilities

    The Legal Department is looking for an attorney to lead the legal team responsible for advising on the expansion of the firm’s Marquee platform, our global digital storefront that offers financial data and risk analytics, software programming tools and content across asset classes within the Securities Division. Position offers opportunity to partner with the business and other cross divisional stakeholders in the development and expansion of the Marquee platform and drive the legal analysis and strategy.


    Principal Responsibilities

    • Advise on the strategy, development, expansion and marketing of the Marquee platform, including legal and regulatory analysis of new platform initiatives across digital products (data, software and content) and asset classes (stock, bonds, indices, derivatives, synthetics, interest rate products) delivered through APIs, review of marketing initiatives and advising on the competitive landscape.
    • Lead the development of the Legal Department model to manage structuring, negotiation and approval of client commercial arrangements for Marquee products and services, including considerations for click-through and service level arrangements, cyber and information security protocols, cloud storage, cross–border tax and regulatory implications, including MiFID II and Investment Advisors Act of 1940.
    • Serve as central coordinator within the Legal Department for cross asset initiatives.
    • Partner with the technology and contracts legal and vendor management teams on licensing and market data analysis.
    • Manage outside counsel.
    • Collaborate across control groups to drive execution and ensure consistency in risk management

    Basic Qualifications

    • 7+ years’ legal experience post JD
    • Experience in advising on digital platforms for financial products and/or data services offered by financial services institutions
    • Substantive knowledge of broker dealer regulation, including Securities Exchange Act, Bank Holding Company and Financial Holding Company regulatory principles and intellectual property and privacy laws.  

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Outstanding law firm credentials and relevant in-house experience in financial services company or fin-tech
    • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to clearly articulate ideas and develop stakeholder relationships


    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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