Vice President, Counsel

Newport Beach, USA
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 03, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.92 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

Attorney will work on a team of regulatory attorneys and other legal and compliance professionals to support the firm's activities as they relate to Investment Advisers Act, Investment Company Act, Commodity Exchange Act and related financial regulatory matters. The Attorney will work on various regulatory projects, coordinate implementation of new regulatory requirements, and provide support for regulatory examinations and inquiries. The Attorney will provide ongoing legal advice to various internal groups, including Portfolio Management, Compliance, Account Management and Product Management.

Position Requirements:

  • Member of the bar of any U.S. state
  • Five to ten years as an associate at a leading law firm or in-house position
  • Knowledge of securities and/or commodities laws applicable to registered investment advisers, registered investment companies and/or registered commodity pools, including the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Commodity Exchange Act
  • Experience with regulatory examinations and/or enforcement is a plus
  • Experience with ERISA, SEC, CFTC and/or FINRA regulations
  • Knowledge of trading and markets principles is a strong plus
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Position located in Newport Beach, CA or Austin, TX
  • Leadership skills to achieve the best results from a high caliber group of individuals
  • Strong project management skills
  • Well organized, high energy/self-starter who can work independently within the firm's demanding and highly focused environment
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, work well in a team environment, and have the ability to interact effectively with senior level employees and outside contacts
  • Clear commitment to PIMCO's culture, values and approach
  • J.D. from a well-recognized U.S. law school
*PIMCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer*
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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