Mgng Counsel

Job Description

This candidate will have a leading role in the Global Public Policy and Government Affairs team.  Responsibilities include:


  • Partner with Lines of Business, Legal, Technology, Finance, Risk, and other corporate functions to identify regulatory priorities and solutions

  • Develop and execute regulatory engagement and advocacy strategy

  • Build BNY Mellon’s profile as a trusted voice and industry leader on emerging policy issues

  • Cultivate relationships with policymakers, industry peers, and trade associations

  • Brief senior executives on regulatory developments

  • Prepare senior executives for meetings with policymakers

  • Manage trade association engagement


The candidate should be able to:


  • Work independently, demonstrate sound judgment, and manage multiple projects and responsibilities

  • Digest significant amount of new information quickly to identify what is important

  • Work collaboratively across different teams and regions

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal form

  • Develop and execute creative solutions to complex problems







Advanced Legal Degree or local country equivalent degree usually required. Progression to this level usually requires licensure/certification by the local country or jurisdiction. In some jurisdictions, may not require licensure or certification for placement in the role; in others, licensure/certification is required. 8-12 years minimum of total work experience as a qualified attorney is preferred. Prior corporate legal experience within the financial services industry or experience in assigned practice area (e.g., securities, employment, etc.) with an outside law firm is preferred.





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

Primary Location: United States-District of Columbia-Washington
Internal Jobcode: 85116
Job: Communications/Corp Affairs
Organization: Legal Affairs-HR06241
Requisition Number: 1912710