BNY Mellon Careers

Analyst, Paralegal- Civil Litigation

New York, New York

Job Description

Assists in conducting fact-finding and straightforward legal research, drafting legal documents, and performing other legal related duties under the guidance of BNY Mellon attorneys for BNY Mellon’s legal practice related to civil litigation.  Assists in compiling information from various bank sources and preparing reports and responses to legal information requests.  Updates database files and processes electronic documents.  Assists in receipt of incoming documents and review for proper dispensation. Prepares and processes first-draft basic legal documents for BNY Mellon's legal practice related to civil litigation.   May conduct preliminary review of legal briefs, motions, contracts, and other court filings.   Assists in compiling information from a variety of bank sources and preparing responses to legal information requests. Updates database files and processes electronic documents.   With direct guidance, conducts fact-finding and legal or regulatory research and delivers to more senior colleagues or attorneys.   Supports outside counsel engagements, arranging exchange of information, and reviewing incoming documents for relevance and proper dispensation.      


Bachelor s degree or paralegal certificate, or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. 3 years of total work experience preferred. Experience in legal support preferred.

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: 85105
Job: Legal
Organization: Legal Affairs-HR06241
Requisition Number: 1806498