Attorney - SIU / Internal Investigator

Elevate Flexible Legal ResourcingContract

Our customer, a dynamic financial institution , has partnered with Elevate to find an experienced SIU / Internal Investigator in New York City.

This is a Contract Attorney role for a 6-month project. The attorney will assist with the internal investigations of employee business conduct-related matters, with primary focus on the use of non-Firm approved devices/messaging platforms in violation of Firm policy and regulatory rules.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Assist investigation team with internal investigations across the Firm in matters involving potential employee business-related misconduct. In addition to assisting team attorneys on a variety of business conduct-related matters, the qualified candidate will primarily focus on handling investigations involving the use of non-Firm approved devices/messaging platforms in violation of Firm policy.
  • Conduct all aspects of internal investigations, including witness interviews; fact gathering and analysis (including electronic communications/telephone/document reviews); developing investigation plans; making disciplinary recommendations; and drafting documentation, including interview outlines and summaries, disciplinary letters, investigative reports, responses to regulators, and other memoranda;
  • Assist investigation team coordination with outside counsel, vendors and internal units of the Firm, including Legal and Compliance, Risk, HR, Corporate Communications and the business unit management teams, in order to facilitate the resolution of investigations.
  • Occasional domestic travel required.

Qualifications / Skills Required :

  • 3-5 years legal experience, preferably at a major law firm/investment bank, with focus on conducting investigations.
  • Prior financial /regulatory or prosecutorial experience is a plus.
  • Excellent judgment, organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of regulatory reporting requirements and rules relevant to corporate internal investigations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent team player, with the ability to work independently and manage high-volume case load.

Equitability and Inclusion are critical to ElevateFlex's success. As The Law Company, changing the legal business landscape, we know a diverse, inclusive work culture is at the heart of attracting, retaining, and celebrating the industry's most talented people. We empower our employees to bring their whole selves to work because we know that diversity of experience and perspective drive innovation and is simply good business.

As a strong proponent of diversity, equitability, and inclusion, ElevateFlex is committed to hiring diverse candidates from all backgrounds. We invite you to apply to become part of the ElevateFlex Team - help us change the legal business landscape and make a dent in the legal universe.

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