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Associate General Counsel I - Asset Management Attorney - Tempe, AZ

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
Tempe, AZ 85281
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At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 14,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

A typical branch office has one financial advisor who meets with clients face-to-face and one branch office administrator who enhances the team's ability to build deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis and Tempe provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. Edward Jones currently has more branch offices than any other financial services firm, and we continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.
Our Legal Division is expanding to enhance solutions for millions of clients and their families. We are looking for an attorney to join the group within the Division that provides legal advice and support to the business teams that support Edward Jones' proprietary mutual funds Bridge Builder Trust and the Edward Jones Money Market Fund.

This opportunity will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to be a part of a culture that inspires the individual and supports them so that they can care for their colleagues and be part of a team focused on delivering solutions.

The individual selected for this role will enjoy the benefit of working for a well-established 99-year old Fortune 500 firm; and also will have the opportunity to be a key contributor the Firm by using their deep understanding of open-end mutual funds to enhance the support provided by the Legal Division.
Exceptional judgment, work ethic and integrity, and a demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
Familiarity with open-end mutual funds and applicable federal laws and regulations that govern funds, the fund governance dynamic with a fund's board of trustees and the registration statement preparation and updating process.
Understanding of the requirements of Form N-1A and experience with the annual updating process for all required filings and supplementing of same.
Experience with reviewing information statements.
Provide support and advice to the Firm and its affiliates on a wide range of matters pertaining to the funds business.
Ability to develop and implement solutions to eliminate, manage and mitigate risk to the Firm.
Ability to analyze and resolve complex legal matters and recommend changes to organizational policies and procedures.
Ability to successfully partner with associates across the Firm in a collaborative manner to deliver results and move important work through the organization.
Sound judgment, decision making, and conflict resolution skills.
Excellent communication (oral and written), presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to convey complex issues to legal and non-legal professionals.
Ability to interact with outside counsel to identify, evaluate and resolve complex legal questions and issues.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Juris Doctorate and licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona, Missouri or equivalent state(s)
Minimum of three (3) years of progressive professional responsibility and experience in relevant practice areas
Experience working in private practice representing institutional investment advisors and/or fund companies, in-house counsel for a fund company or institutional investment advisor, or with the Securities and Exchange Commission
Technological aptitude and ability to learn new technologies

* FORTUNE 2020 Edward Jones was named No. 7 on the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
* From FORTUNE 2020 FORTUNE Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license. FORTUNE and FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For are registered trademarks of Fortune Media IP Limited and are used under license. FORTUNE and Fortune Media IP Limited are not affiliated with, and do not endorse products or services of, Edward Jones Investments.

* Edward Jones Ranked No. 6 of the 100 best workplaces for millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE Magazine.
* 2020 Corporate Equality Index Edward Jones joins the ranks of 680 major U.S businesses that received top marks in the HRC Foundations 18th Annual Scorecard on LBGTQ Workplace Equality
* Edward Jones named a top company for training, ranking No. 25 on Training magazine's 2020 Training Top 125 list the highest ranking among the financial-services industry!
* Financial services firm Edward Jones has been named one of the 2019 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The firm ranked No. 5 on the list of 50 companies, up two spots from last year.
* The Best Workplaces for Parents list is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE based on employee feedback from Great Place to Work-Certified organizations. Edward Jones ranked No. 7 on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 list, the firms 20th appearance on the list. The firm also was ranked the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance and the No. 6 Best Workplace for Millennials by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.


Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. [Visit our career site](https://careers.edwardjones.com/compensation-and-values/) to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-07-19
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Associate General Counsel I - Asset Management Attorney - Tempe, AZ

Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P (HO)
Tempe, AZ 85281

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