Job Details

Senior Paralegal, Appellate

Company name

FINRA.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 16, 2020

Posted on

Jun 15, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate
Finance >> Finance
Finance >> Finance - General
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Provide legal research and writing support to attorney staff engaged in proposing new and/or amending existing rules and providing interpretive guidance to FINRA members and others.

This is a senior level paralegal position in which paralegals work independently on many projects.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide paralegal support to the attorney advisors of the National Adjudicatory Council. This is a senior level paralegal position in which paralegals work independently on many projects.

  • Responsible for all aspects of FINRA disciplinary, membership, and expedited proceedings on appeal to the NAC or SEC.
  • Reviews, analyzes and maintains case files while under review.
  • Acts as liaison between the NAC Subcommittee and parties.
  • Drafts letters, notices, and memoranda. Provides summaries of hearing transcripts.
  • Reviews draft decisions, motions and briefs to ensure legal and factual accuracy to include cite-checking and Bluebooking.
  • Performs advanced legal research and drafts legal memoranda summarizing research,
  • Maintains departmental databases in accordance with OGC requirements, assuring the ongoing ability to access, edit, research, and accurately report data as required.
  • Responds to general inquiries regarding FINRA rules and procedures from other departments and the general public.

 

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Creates statistical reports. Researches and retrieves documents from the SEC. Other tasks as assigned.

 

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience. Paralegal Certificate a plus.
  • Excellent planning, organization, and communication skills. Intermediate-level skills working with Microsoft Office applications and legal research databases are required.

 

Work Conditions:

  • Normal office conditions. Overtime may be required.

Company info

FINRA.

Company Profile

To protect investors and ensure the market's integrity, FINRA is a government-authorized not-for-profit organization that oversees U.S. broker-dealers. We work every day to ensure that everyone can participate in the market with confidence.

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