The position will be with the Bank Regulatory Legal group in Morgan Stanley's Legal and Compliance Division in either the NY or DC Metro area. The attorney will also work with the U.S. banks' general counsel and business coverage attorneys and compliance staff. Morgan Stanley's Bank Regulatory Legal group offers advice to internal clients globally across all of the Firms' business segments (Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management) on a range of bank regulatory issues, and lawyers in the group may also serve as legal officers for the individual subsidiary U.S. banks. Attorneys in the group also provide bank-specific advice on issues arising from businesses and products conducted at the banks including on transaction structures, documentation and execution standards, franchise risk and related corporate matters. This role is particularly involved with Morgan Stanley's U.S. banks, and provides legal advice on interaffiliate transactions, vendor management, payments and clearing, and relationships with the Federal Reserve Bank and FHLB, among other matters. Role will require in-office attendance at least 3 days/week. This role requires that all successful applicants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccinations within 3 days of commencement of employment.
A J.D., substantial practical experience in U.S. bank regulatory law, including (but not limited to) the Bank Holding Company Act, the National Bank Act, the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, the Federal Reserve Act and the Dodd-Frank Act, and regulations issued thereunder by the federal banking agencies. Solid transactional experience will be very helpful, as is experience with bank supervisory examinations and enforcement actions.
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