Job Details

Corporate - General Attorney in Saint Petersburg, FL

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Company name

Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Saint Petersburg, FL

Date Last Verified

Jun 12,2018

Posted on

Jun 11,2018

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Counsel - Corporate Transactions Duties: Under administrative direction, uses extensive knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to provide legal advice and counsel in specific functional area(s). Participates in and may lead large or multiple projects with significant scope and impact. Works independently on difficult assignments that are broad in nature requiring originality and ingenuity with appreciable latitude for unreviewed actions or decisions. Provides comprehensive solutions to complex problems. Results are evaluated at agreed upon milestones for effectives in achieving specified results. Extensive contact with internal customers, management and regulatory agencies is required to identify, research, analyze and resolve moderately complex legal issues. Provides legal review and represents the organization in assigned functional area(s). Reviews legal issues and to ensure the organization’s interests are protected. Coordinates with outside counsel in activities associated with functional area(s) as required. Drafts documents and performs legal research associated with assigned functional area(s). Prepares and delivers written and oral presentations to internal customers. Maintains currency in legal issues in an assigned functional area(s). Operates standard office equipment and uses required software applications. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD Degree with excellent academic credentials and 2 years of progressively responsible experience in relevant practice area(s). or Any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources. Ability to obtain Authorized House Counsel. Knowledge of: Investment concepts, practices and procedures used in the securities industry. Principles of banking and finance and securities industry operations.• Financial markets and products. Skill in: Performing legal review. Providing legal representation. Reviewing for potential legal issues in assigned funcational area(s). Performing legal research. Preparing and delivering written and oral presentations. Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications. Ability to: Maintain currency in legal issues related to assigned functional area(s). Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives. Progressively learn about assigned functional area(s) and other business areas. Facilitate meetings, ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are addressed. Gather information, identify linkages and trends and apply findings to assignments. Read, interpret, analyze and apply regulatory and compliance information. Interpret and apply policies and identify and recommend changes. Prioritize and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamically changing environment. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment. Handle stressful situations, a heavy diverse case load and provide a high level of customer service in a calm and professional manner. Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.

Additional info

Req. 1801916

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
880 Carillon Parkway
Saint Petersburg, FL 33716