• Associate General Counsel (Securities Litigation and Enforcement, Washington, D.C.)

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    ID
    1812
    Department
    Legal/Audit
  • Company Overview

    Interactive Brokers LLC, a subsidiary of Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: IBKR) is a direct access electronic broker catering to the needs of professional and frequent traders, institutional investors, financial advisors, and introducing brokers. Our clients have access to more than 120 market centers in 26 countries from a single account. We are the lowest cost provider of brokerage services and the largest U.S. electronic broker based on daily average revenue trades executing over 800,000 trades per day.[i]  Our employees are part of a dynamic, multinational, fast-paced, results-oriented team working to provide our customers with state-of-the-art trading technology, superior execution capabilities, worldwide electronic access, and sophisticated risk management tools.
     
     
    [i] Figures as of  January 1, 2018. Information on the company can be found at www.interactivebrokers.com
     
    ****Click the link to view a short video with a few words from current Interactive Brokers employees: https://www.interactivebrokers.com/en/index.php?f=31899The Interactive Brokers Group is one of the 15 largest financial services firms in the U.S. and is a global leader in technology-focused securities brokerage and market making. 

    Job Description and Responsibilities

    We are looking for a motivated and talented attorney with experience in securities and broker-dealer issues to become a litigation-focused Associate General Counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. The Associate General Counsel's primary duty will be to assist the firm’s General Counsel in handling various litigation-related matters, including:
    - Representing the firm in arbitration 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
    - Handling regulatory inquiries from the SEC, FINRA, CFTC, NFA and other regulatory authorities
    - Drafting agreements, disclosures, account documentation and website materials
    - Crafting written instructions for programmers and technology staff to respond to new regulations or to launch new business lines

    Qualifications

    - 6-12 years post-J.D. experience as a litigator at a law firm, financial services regulatory agency, exchange or broker-dealer
    - “On-your-feet” experience in court or in arbitration proceedings
    - Prior trial experience preferred
    - Member in good standing of the bar of any U.S. 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
    - Ability to work in a small-team environment and to work independently and to multi-task with minimal supervision

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