BNY Mellon Careers

Counsel- Wealth Management

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York, New York

Job Description

BNY Mellon’s Legal Department is seeking an experienced and highly competent attorney with a strong background in the area of trusts and estates to join its team of lawyers who support BNY Mellon’s Wealth Management business. He or she should be able to offer practical and commercially sensible legal advice and solutions, while fostering an environment of effective risk mitigation. Proactive legal, regulatory and general risk management advice and support and the ability to spot and address issues early and effectively will be critical components of this position.

In addition to subject matter expertise, the successful candidate should have excellent workflow management, leadership and counseling skills. Building collaborative relationships with business clients, outside counsel and control partners, while also working independently at times and keeping all critical stakeholders effectively and timely informed, will be among the keys to success.




Requirements: Juris Doctor or equivalent with license to practice in at least one state; minimum of 5 years practice and relevant experience in the area of trusts and estates including sophisticated fiduciary administration. In-house experience in a similar role, as well as experience with Pennsylvania trusts and estates, Delaware trust law, fiduciary litigation and/or offshore trust administration are pluses.


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

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia
Internal Jobcode: 85115
Job: Legal
Organization: Legal Affairs-HR06241
Requisition Number: 1910207