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Associate General Counsel, Litigation

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

As long as there are people who make the world a better place, we'll keep making a difference for them. Since 1918, it has been TIAA's mission to serve those who serve others. It is this mission and the values we embrace that make us a different kind of financial services organization.

When you work here at TIAA, you're not just in it for yourself. You are part of something bigger. A collective mission to make a difference - a collective mission we make our own.

To be difference makers.

For more information about TIAA, visit our website.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provides legal advice and services related to litigation and enforcement matters through case management, legal research and basic interactions with clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Manages and provides legal advice on escalated disputes, litigation, investigations and regulatory matters

  • Researches and addresses legal issues relevant to litigation and enforcement matters

  • Participates on or leads small project teams for business unit area initiatives

  • Can assess complex multi-issue matters, generally requiring cross-area coordination

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:
  • JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and member in good standing of state bar is required.

  • Legal experience as a litigator is required.
  • Understanding of civil procedure, including class actions and interpleader, regulatory examination and enforcement matters, investigations, mediations and arbitrations is required.

Preferred:
  • Experience in securities litigation, enforcement matters, investigations, ERISA, broker-dealer, banking or insurance law a plus.



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