Legal, Litigation Attorney, Vice President

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2020-65422
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Vice President
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Legal
Business Unit
Firmwide Legal
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

LEGAL

 

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

The Litigation and Regulatory Proceedings Group oversees and handles litigation, arbitration, regulatory, criminal and other proceedings that involve Goldman Sachs, its affiliates or their employees, as well as other contentious matters in connection with proceedings in which the firm is not a party.  We endeavor to provide highest quality legal advice and representation to the Firm's broad range of businesses relating to litigation and regulatory enforcement matters.  We are seeking an attorney with relevant experience to join the Litigation team.  The position offers the opportunity to work closely on litigation and regulatory matters in connection with the Firm's growing wealth management business and to oversee certain core operational tasks of the Litigation Group.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working on litigation and regulatory matters, including those affecting the firm's wealth management business
  • Overseeing the firm's compliance with subpoenas from governmental authorities and private litigants
  • Working with analysts responsible for handling account levies, attachments and garnishments on customer and client accounts

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of experience required at a leading law firm, financial institution or regulator
  • Team player with the ability to respond and be flexible to client demands
  • Hands-on, energetic, motivated self-starter with the ability to handle multiple, high-priority projects
  • Meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others who are not in the same line of authority
  • Excellent communication and listening skills with internal/external audiences
  • Strong writing skills

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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