Managing Counsel- ERISA

Job Description

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. Additional information is available at


This position in the BNY Mellon Legal Department will provide support primarily to the Asset Servicing businesses involving Corporate clients, Government and Not-For-Profit clients, such as pension funds and government funds, and will involve drafting and negotiating contracts and other administrative service agreements related to such clients.  This position will also include exposure to other institutional clients, such as other financial institutions and investment fund clients.  In addition to drafting and negotiating contracts, this position will  work closely with the other members of the Asset Servicing legal team to assist the business and operational teams in developing new products, assessing and mitigating risk, and understanding the legal and regulatory implications applicable to the Asset Servicing businesses, primarily in the United States.


Advanced Legal Degree or local country equivalent degree required. Progression to this level usually requires licensure/certification by the local or jurisdictions. In some jurisdictions may not require licensure or certification in the role. In others, Licensure/certification is required.


8-12 minimum of total work experience as a qualified attorney is preferred. Prior corporate legal experience  within the financial industry or experience in an assigned practice area ( e.g., securities, employment etc.) with an outside law firm preferred.

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

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Internal Jobcode: 85116
Job: Legal
Organization: Legal Affairs-HR06241
Requisition Number: 1916269