Senior Legal Counsel

EnvestnetChicago, IllinoisFull TimeRemote

$ 148,000 - 222,000USD Annually



Envestnet is seeking a passionate and talented Senior Legal Counsel to join our Legal team. 

Envestnet is transforming the way financial advice and wellness are delivered. Our mission is to empower advisors and financial service providers with innovative technology, solutions, and intelligence to make financial wellness a reality for everyone.

Since our founding 20 years ago, we are fully vested in helping people live an intelligent financial life.

Job Summary:

As Senior Legal Counsel, the candidate will be responsible for leading transactions, project management, identifying advantageous regulatory structures and working collaboratively with stakeholders across all departments.  A successful candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, interacting with senior level management and providing support for the day-to-day guidance and legal advice for all aspects of the business.

Envestnet refers to the family of operating subsidiaries of the public holding company, Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV). Envestnet is Fully Vested™ in empowering advisors and financial service providers with innovative technology, solutions, and intelligence to help make financial wellness a reality for their clients through an intelligently connected financial life.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Draft, negotiate, and review financial technology services agreements and complex commercial transactions
  • Serve as subject matter expert and trusted legal advisor to all departments to assure compliance with applicable laws, regulation and contract terms
  • Establish successful working relationships and foster collaboration amongst teams, such as Sales, Product, Operations, and Finance, to achieve organization-wide goals and strategic initiatives
  • Leverage expert knowledge of financial services regulations, privacy and data security
  • Provide legal support in corporate structuring and mergers and acquisitions
  • Provide advice, education, and legal direction to internal stakeholders, distilling complex legal issues into helpful frameworks or reference guides
  • As part of the responsibilities for this role, you will understand and readily support Envestnet's established corporate business practices, policies, internal controls and procedures designed to create value or minimize risk
  • Adherence to and application of Envestnet legal, compliance, risk, business continuity and administrative policy within the role and department(s) including the timely completion of training & awareness, affirmations and testing as requested

Required Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor from an ABA accredited law school
  • Member in good standing of a state bar
  • Excellent drafting, analytical and project management skills
  • Proven ability to understand business needs and requirements
  • Ability to effectively engage and communicate with all levels of the organization, including senior executive levels

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of legal experience in Fintech SaaS contract drafting and negotiation
  • Experience in the areas of data security, privacy regulation, RIA/BD/ERISA regulation or financial services experience a plus.
  • Mature judgment, critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

About Us:

Envestnet is a leading independent provider of technology‐enabled investment and practice management solutions to financial advisors who are independent, as well as those who are associated with small or mid‐sized financial advisory firms and larger financial institutions. Envestnet's technology is focused on addressing financial advisors' front, middle, and back‐office needs while leveraging our platform to grow their businesses and expand client relationships.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package as well as the excitement, challenges, and rewards of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company.

Why Choose Envestnet:

  • Be a member of a leading financial services and products innovation company
  • Competitive Compensation/Total Reward Packages that include:
    • Health Benefits (Health/Dental/Vision)
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
    • 401K – Company Match
    • Annual Bonus Incentives
    • Equity
    • Parental Stipend
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Student Debt Program
    • Charitable match
    • Wellness Program
  • Work on global projects with diverse, energetic, team members who respect each other and celebrate differences
  • The best work locations with unlimited snacks!


The annual base salary range for this position is $148,000 to $222,000.

Envestnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Envestnet refers to the family of operating subsidiaries of the public holding company, Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV).

$ 148000 - 222000 USD Annually

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