Description:

About your Team:
An American Multinational Brokerage Firm is looking for a motivated and talented litigation attorney with experience in securities and commodities issues in the broker-dealer and futures commission merchant space interested in joining the firm's General Counsel office in Greenwich, CT, Chicago, IL or Washington, DC.

What will be your responsibilities within IBKR:
  • Representing the firm in arbitration and other adversarial proceedings (both directly and in conjunction with outside counsel)
  • Coordinating with outside counsel on court actions involving the firm
  • Representing firm employees in third-party proceedings
  • Advising firm employees on pre-litigation matters
  • Drafting agreements, disclosures, account documentation and website materials
  • Investigate and provide detailed analysis and legal advice concerning anti-fraud efforts and cybersecurity matters.
  • Staying abreast of current cyber-related regulatory developments

What required skill's you need:
  • At least seven years of post-J.D. experience as a litigator at a law firm, financial services regulatory agency, exchange, broker-dealer or FCM.
  • Would prefer “on-your-feet” experience in court or arbitration proceedings.
  • Would prefer familiarity with securities and broker-dealer issues.
  • Background in cybersecurity issues is a plus.
  • Member in good standing of the bar of any US state or the District of Columbia
  • Solid academic background.
  • High degree of comfort and fluency with computers and technology and understanding of how technology is applied to business and regulatory problems
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills