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Title: Attorney - Sales & Trading (3165)
Location: New York, NY
Category: Attorney
Employment Type: Contract
The Legal and Compliance Division of this financial giant is seeking an attorney with institutional Sales & Trading experience. The assignment is open ended with a 4 month minimum.
The ideal candidate comes forward with a JD and between 5-10 years experience with the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the rules and regulations of the SEC and the SROs applicable to institutional equity trading, and experience with US exchange listed products, OTC derivatives and private equity investments.  The ideal candidate will also have a combination of law firm and related in-house experience.
  • The candidate should have sufficient experience, knowledge and confidence to be able to interact independently with salespeople, traders and clients, and a general familiarity with brokerage firm operations, market structure and a variety of equity products.
  • The candidate will be able to negotiate and advise in connection with the negotiation of agreements applicable to institutional equity products and businesses including confidentiality agreements, commission management agreements, listed and OTC product specific agreements with clients, issuers and other third parties.  

The position involves working directly with personnel in the business unit, compliance, operations, information technology and other areas of the firm, as necessary.


Pay rate to be determined based on experience. Contact Greg Breck


Yorkson Legal is a leading provider of contract and direct-hire attorneys, paralegals and other legal support staff. We are looking for top candidates with experience in Commercial Litigation, Private Equity, Corporate, Patent and Trademarks, Securities, Investment Management, ERISA, Tax, Private Client, Mass Torts, Finance and Real Estate. For more information, please visit our website at

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