BNY Mellon Careers

Managing Counsel- Bank Regulatory

New York, New York; Washington, District of Columbia

Job Description

This attorney will be part of the Bank Regulatory team within BNY Mellon’s Office of Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs (“OPPRA”), focusing on U.S. bank regulatory matters.  Responsibilities will include providing U.S. bank regulatory advice to BNY Mellon’s businesses and business partner groups in connection with all aspects of BNY Mellon’s operations, including advice related to new activities and investments, internal reorganizations and the application of federal and state banking laws to BNY Mellon, including the Bank Holding Company Act, Federal Reserve Board’s Regulations K, O, W and Y, New York Banking Law and DFS regulations, and OCC regulations and interpretations.  Responsibilities will also include preparation of applications, notices and other regulatory submissions to Federal and state banking regulators.  This attorney will work closely with colleagues in the Legal Department, business partner groups and businesses in connection with the development of new initiatives, business transactions, products and services.  This attorney will report to the Chief Bank Regulatory Counsel in OPPRA’s New York office.


  • 8-10+ years of legal experience, with a strong working knowledge of U.S. federal and state banking laws
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Capacity and willingness to take on multiple responsibilities
  • Corporate transactional experience a plus


For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

As part one of the safest and most trusted financial institutions, the BNY Mellon Legal department mitigates risk and handles legal affairs to ensure the security of the company and its clients. BNY Mellon's Legal Department, has overall responsibility for government affairs and advises on advocacy and policy initiatives of the company to support BNY Mellon's domestic and international operations, and they also support all bank regulatory and supervisory issues.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Primary Location: United States-New York-New York
Internal Jobcode: 85116
Job: Legal
Organization: Legal Affairs-HR06241
Requisition Number: 1803594