Legal, Litigation Attorney, Vice President, New York

Goldman Sachs
$0 - 0
Posted Jan 30
Full Time
New York
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Job Description

Legal Overview

We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.


  • Leading and providing strategic, hands-on advice on complex commercial litigation.
  • Managing external counsel and coordinating with internal teams.
  • Advising business and control groups within the firm on commercial issues and reputational risk.
  • Cyber privacy experience preferred


  • Lawyer with 6+ years’ experience at a leading law firm, financial services in-house position, or a relevant government/regulatory agency.
  • Commercial Litigation experience required.
  • Significant experience in the financial services industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and client skills; ability to build and maintain strong relationship with relevant business and control groups within the firm; ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and simply, and to present clear choices.
  • Highly motivated and proactive, with the ability to respond quickly in a fast-paced high-pressure environment, and the ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Excellent judgment and ability to assess risks.
  • High attention to detail with strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous matters under deadlines.
  • Strong work ethic and personal accountability.
  • Experience handling derivative or class action litigations and/or responding to parallel regulatory inquiries preferred.

About Goldman Sachs

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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Salary Range

The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $170000-$270000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.


Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here .