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Global Capital Markets Risk Support Attorney

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A top-tier global investment company is looking for someone to serve on an engagement basis for 7-8 months as its Global Capital Markets Risk Support Attorney. This is a rare opportunity for a bright mid-level associate from a top law firm or investment bank to join a sophisticated in-house legal team in a remote role.

In this position, you will collaborate with the legal department and other business units to help the company manage, assess, and mitigate risks related to newly originated and existing transactions in their Americas-focused global capital markets unit. In particular, you will . . .

  • Use your deep understanding of capital markets regulations, including SEC and FINRA related matters, to advise the company
  • Help the company identify areas where new trainings, policies, and procedures are needed
  • Develop and implement those new trainings, policies, and procedures
  • Advise the company on and appropriately respond to regulatory developments and changes in the law
  • Provide general capital markets advice, including coordinating with colleagues in non-U.S. offices and in other business groups

Requirements for the Global Capital Markets Attorney

  • 3-6+ years of experience at a top U.S. law firm or in-house investment bank
  • Understanding of global capital markets regulations (e.g., Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, FINRA rules)
  • Experience collaborating with and overseeing outside counsel
  • Impeccable business, legal, and ethical judgment
  • Willingness to work independently and exercise autonomous sound judgment in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire for new challenges; entrepreneurial mindset
  • Outstanding academic credentials and references
  • Admitted, active and in good standing of state bar

Position Details of the Global Capital Markets Attorney

  • Type of role: Engagement (7-8 months)
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: Remote


The annualized compensation for this position ranges from $150,000 to $300,000. Pay is based on numerous factors, including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials, and location. In addition to salary, Latitude Engaged Professionals are W2 employees of Latitude and are eligible for full benefits when working in roles for 20 hours per week, including a Qualified 401k plan. Benefits-eligible Latitude employees receive complimentary Group Life, LTD, and AD&D and professional liability insurance. Latitude Attorneys also receive a CLE and Professional Expense stipend.


Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Only qualified applicants should apply.

About Latitude

Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

Latitude Engagements

Great attorneys and other legal professionals who are seeking contract engagements or consulting roles choose to work with Latitude because of our competitive compensation and benefits, sophisticated and engaging work, a chance to work with great clients and peers, and a refreshing blend of freedom with self-designed boundaries. Our own experience as practicing attorneys and our client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

Latitude engaged professionals have the level of skill, experience, and judgment as would be expected of a permanent member of our client’s corporate legal department or law firm and the versatility to step into challenging environments and hit the ground running.

If you have the right skills, personality and experience, Latitude helps you do what you are good at in a more rewarding way. Latitude engaged professionals serve on a full- or part-time engagement basis, and work remotely or on-site at the client office.

While we are able to work only with a select few of the most outstanding candidates, our customized approach results in a high success rate for those candidates we recommend.

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