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Paralegal

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 1717 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #357
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Janney is an award-winning full-service financial services firm committed to understanding our clients' needs and providing advice beyond investments.  We are equally committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where employees can use their talents to thrive and grow professionally with the firm.

The Legal Department is seeking a Paralegal to work in the Litigation & Regulatory Affairs group. The Paralegal will assist the Associate General Counsel and Litigation Support Manager with creating and maintaining litigation, investigation and internal matter files. The Paralegal will also draft correspondence, maintain databases and assist with department projects. The ideal candidate will also have the interpersonal skills to regularly interact with attorneys, financial advisors and various levels of management. In addition to the aforementioned delegations, the Paralegal will assist in gathering records and responding to regulatory or other third-party inquiries and subpoenas.  The Paralegal will also assist the in-house attorneys in gathering records and responding to discovery for any company related litigation or arbitrations.

 

Responsibilities Include:

 

  • Handle confidential matters relating to all business units within the Firm
  • Open, close and maintain case files and database systems
  • Write, edit and review routine legal correspondence
  • Assist attorneys in collecting documents and information
  • Draft responses to regulatory or other third-party inquiries or subpoenas
  • Oversee document retrieval, labeling and production
  • Conduct database searches
  • Engage in general office and clerical duties within the Legal department, including administrative tasks (e.g., copying, scanning, faxing, filing and mailing records and correspondence)
  • Answer telephones and provide information requiring an understanding of department matters
  • All other duties as assigned by Manager

 

Required Experience:

 

  • At least three years’ experience in a paralegal or legal administrative support role required
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certification required
  • Functional knowledge of financial services industry and retail investments preferred
  • Knowledge of firm management structure preferred
  • Working knowledge of retail investment products preferred
  • Working knowledge of financial services or investment banking experience preferred

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and the ability to learn database maintenance
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Established ability to solve problems while displaying judgment and discretion
  • Excellent conflict management skills

Janney is dedicated to promoting and supporting diversity within our workplace.  We provide an environment that promotes respect, integrity, teamwork, achievement and acceptance regardless of age, disability, education, gender, gender expression, gender identity, job level, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or other protected factors. Janney is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 1717 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America