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Legal, Probate, Trust and Estates Paralegal, Vice President, Washington DC/ Dallas

Goldman Sachs
Posted Jan 18
Full Time
On Site
Washington, District of Columbia


Goldman Sachs is seeking a driven and entrepreneurial paralegal to join its bank regulatory and deposits legal team. This paralegal will be expected to support back office reviews of probate, escheatment, and trust and estates matters for our retail deposits business. 

As part of Goldman Sachs’s legal team, this paralegal will be involved in coordinating and reviewing regulatory and compliance matters applicable to retail deposits, including examining court and other certified documents to determine acceptance under various state laws, reviewing marketing and servicing materials to identify changes in legal requirements, providing assistance with drafting disclosures and other client documentation, coordinating with business and legal colleagues on policies and procedures, and performing legal research on key issues. This paralegal will work closely with attorneys and other stakeholders in in the retail deposits business, helping the firm to build and grow a full service digital banking platform.  The position will also be broadly engaged with Legal, Compliance & Risk colleagues globally, and is expected to forge substantive relationships within the firm as well as externally to support the growth of the retail deposits business.

S/he is expected to be a very proactive in matters spanning Project Management and Risk Management & Governance.    



  • Perform legal research on key issues
  • Examine court orders and certified documents for acceptance under state law
  • Attend various business risk and control meetings 
  • Analyze business materials to identify potential legal issues
  • Draft communications, forms and disclosures
  • Review policies and procedures, standard operating procedures



  • Bachelor’s degree from a top university
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • At least 5 years’ experience at a law firm and/or courthouse 
  • Familiarity with various state laws, including the Probate, Unclaimed Property, Trust and Estate, as well as federal and state laws governing unfair, deceptive and abusive acts and practices (UDAAP)
  • Consumer banking experience a plus
  • Excellent speaking and presentation skills
  • Highly responsive, with a strong sense of urgency, and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to juggle multiple internal clients and projects at the same time


At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world. 

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at 

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