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Senior Paralegal

E*TRADE Financial Corp


Location:
Arlington, Virginia 22203
Date:
07/30/2018
2018-07-302018-08-29
Job Type:
Paralegal
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Risk Management
  • Banking
  • Venture Capital
  • Privacy
  • Securities
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Job Details

SUMMARY

E*TRADE is looking for a senior paralegal to join the Cybersecurity and Privacy Legal Team. This position involves a wide variety and scope of responsibilities, including, among other things, researching and tracking developments in cyber and privacy law, summarizing those developments for a newsletter received across the Company, designing and managing projects, and communicating and coordinating with people throughout the Company at all levels.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES
* Perform legal research
* Track and summarize developments in cybersecurity and privacy law
* Design, develop, track, and manage project plans in a complex dynamic environment
* Ensure projects are being documented appropriately to mitigate risk and to be delivered on time
* Update legal policies and procedures
* Coordinate with other departments, including compliance and risk, on regulatory change management
* Liaise with the business and other departments to ensure that, where legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken
* Perform administrative work as necessary, including planning and scheduling meetings
* Research and prepare initial draft of a cybersecurity newsletter based on understanding of key issues relevant to E*TRADE’s core business

Requirements

Basic

* 7+ years of experience as a paralegal in a top tier law firm or similar in-house legal department

Preferred
* Must demonstrate a keen interest and knowledge of cyber security and privacy matters facing financial institutions with the desire and the ability to learn new and evolving areas of the law
* Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills in addition to strong editing and legal research skills
* Must be able to collaborate and cultivate relationships with key business partners, across the Legal Department and with external third parties
* Detail-oriented, punctual, flexible, and organized
* Strong project management skills, with experience in Microsoft Project
* Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, prioritize and multi-task
* Ability to engage in strategic thinking, innovative problem solving, and finding client-focused solutions
* Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially with respect to sensitive matters
* Excellent people skills and ability to work with individuals at all levels, including executive management
* Experience in cybersecurity and privacy law a plus, but not required
* Proficient in Lexis Nexis, the Microsoft Office Suite Visio Software, and SharePoint; experience with iManage and Legal Tracker a plus

 

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit https://www.etradecareers.com/why-work-at-etrade/employee-benefits/ to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

E*TRADE is a leading financial services company and a pioneer in the online brokerage industry. Having executed the first-ever electronic trade by an individual investor more than 30 years ago, the company has long been at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering easy-to-use solutions for individual investors and stock participants. Founded on the principle of innovation and determined to level the playing field for individual investors, E*TRADE delivers digital platforms, tools, and professional assistance to help investors and traders meet their near-and long-term investing goals. The Company provides these services both online and through its network of customer service representatives and financial consultants – over the phone at two national branches and in-person at 30 E*TRADE branches.

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