The attorney will be working on the Corporation Law team within the Legal Department at Goldman Sachs, focusing on governance of Goldman Sachs Bank USA (GS Bank) as well as internal corporate governance matters.
GS Bank is a New York State-chartered bank and a member of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). GS Bank’s deposits are insured by the FDIC up to the maximum amount provided by law. GS Bank is the primary lending entity for the firm, serving corporate and private bank clients, as well as U.S. consumers through GS Bank’s digital platform, Marcus by Goldman Sachs (Marcus), and by issuing credit cards. GS Bank is also the firm’s primary deposit-taking entity. GS Bank provides transaction banking services to institutions, corporations and its affiliates. In addition, GS Bank enters into interest rate, currency, credit and other derivatives, and transacts in certain related cash products, for the purpose of market making and risk management.
Specifically, the attorney will be involved in:
Internal Corporate Governance
In addition to having first-class legal skills, the ideal candidate would have 2-5 years of law firm and/or in-house experience working on banking (regulatory or transactional), general corporate and/or corporate governance matters. Strong project management is essential, as the candidate needs to be able to work well in a high-pressure environment and juggle ever-changing priorities. A positive, proactive, can-do attitude and approach, as well as excellent judgment, are also key attributes. Impeccable work product and attention to detail are mandatory, given that in many cases the materials being prepared are sent directly to GS Bank’s Board and senior management. It is expected that, over time, the attorney will be liaising directly with GS Bank senior management. A professional demeanor and comfort working with senior executives is desired.
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