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Analyst, Litigation Paralegal

BlackRock

BlackRock

IT, Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023
Description

About this role

The Legal & Compliance team oversees BlackRock’s compliance with applicable laws and rules, and is responsible for, among other things, establishing legal and compliance policies and procedures that meet applicable regulatory requirements; overseeing all regulatory matters; coordinating all litigation and legal proceedings; and providing legal advice to internal business units.

POSITION

We are searching for an experienced paralegal that will assist the Firm’s Senior Litigation...

Description

About this role

The Legal & Compliance team oversees BlackRock’s compliance with applicable laws and rules, and is responsible for, among other things, establishing legal and compliance policies and procedures that meet applicable regulatory requirements; overseeing all regulatory matters; coordinating all litigation and legal proceedings; and providing legal advice to internal business units.

POSITION

We are searching for an experienced paralegal that will assist the Firm’s Senior Litigation Counsel and Litigation Team with the management of litigation and regulatory matters across BlackRock. The ideal candidate must be highly organized and demonstrate experience at a large corporate law firm or financial institution. Candidates must be able multi-task and prioritize responsibilities with strong focus on attention to detail and be able to independently take initiative to identify and analyze problems, generate alternative solutions and make decisions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reviewing and responding to subpoenas and requests for information;
  • Assisting in all aspects of the litigation discovery process, including coordinating searches for email and hard copy documents and communicating discovery requests with the appropriate business and technology resources;
  • Working with counsel to monitor and track the progress of litigation and regulatory matters globally across the firm, including maintaining and updating internal reports reflecting litigation and regulatory matters; and
  • Assisting counsel with internal reviews, investigations and reports, including organizing and drafting written summaries or power-point presentations regarding litigation and regulatory issues.

SKILLS:

  • Qualified candidates must have 2+ years legal/paralegal experience at a top law firm
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills required
  • Flexible, self-motivated team player with ability to work quickly and efficiently with minimal supervision and consistent willingness to support other team members in fulfilling the Department's priorities
  • Demonstrated skills in execution and planning are essential
  • Position requires excellent Microsoft Office skills (including Excel). Knowledge of e-discovery software a plus.

#EarlyCareers

For New York City only: The salary range for this position is $76,000 – $90,000. Additionally, employees are eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, and benefits including heath care, leave benefits, and retirement benefits. BlackRock operates a pay-for-performance compensation philosophy and your total compensation may vary based on role, location, and firm, department and individual performance.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week; some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. Beginning in September, all employees will shift to at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.