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Vice President, U.S. Registered Funds Legal

Posted May 09
Full Time
On Site
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


About this role

Seeking an attorney who will support BlackRock’s US registered fund business, providing legal advice and consultation on a variety of legal, regulatory and compliance issues relating to the structuring, launch and distribution of US registered funds (including money market funds), ongoing product support, and related regulatory reform and asset management services. Additionally, the attorney will support BlackRock’s institutional separate accounts business assisting in the negotiations of investment management agreements.  The attorney will manage business relationships and communicate regularly with management regarding legal, compliance and business issues/risks with a focus on product development and distribution through third-party channels. The attorney will also assist in supporting a technology enabled distribution platform business.



Requires a J.D. with superior academic credentials from a nationally-recognized law school and three to six years' experience as a lawyer in a major law firm or in the legal department of a leading financial services organization. Experience in U.S. federal securities laws, asset management, and U.S. registered funds and related regulatory issues are required. Experience with technology platforms and broker-dealer regulations is encouraged but not required.

The candidate should have exceptional analytical, written and verbal communication, strong inter-personal and relationship-building skills, and must be able to work effectively both independently and as a member of the team, in a demanding, fast-paced, global environment handling multiple tasks and projects concurrently while maintaining high standards and attention to detail.  The candidate must have the ability and desire to develop expertise in new or unfamiliar areas of law.


Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.


Our hybrid work model

BlackRock’s hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person – aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.


About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being.  Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.