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Paralegal, Global Equities

Company: Raymond James Financial Inc.
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The Global Equities Legal team within the Raymond James Legal Department advises and represents internal clients in varied equities-related businesses, including equity capital markets, equity research, equity-linked securities, institutional sales, equity and option trading, corporate and executive services, corporate access, and others, some on both a domestic and international level.
Under general supervision, the Global Equities paralegal will use specialized knowledge and skills obtained through experience, specialized training and certification to perform a variety of intermediate level transactional and regulatory support tasks, including assisting in drafting, organizing and analyzing agreements, disclosures, and other documents; performing regulatory research; assisting with regulatory inquiries; and recommending solutions to varied issues. Guidance will be provided to the Global Equities Paralegal to perform work that is somewhat difficult in nature, requiring some evaluation, originality and ingenuity. This role will have contact with internal customers and departments (e.g., human resources, compliance, risk, supervision, operations, regulatory inquiry and enforcement teams, and other product and service business areas), as well as with outside counsel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide legal support services to attorneys in the form of basic research and preparation of legal and business communications.
Draft legal and business communications in support of attorneys, prepare legal documents and other correspondence both with and without attorney supervision.
Perform legal research, including through use of WestLaw and various regulatory websites and databases.
Maintain a library of pre-approved form documents, contract clauses, templates, and historical documents, and add or revise material as needed.
Prepare and create letters, documents, reports, and presentations for review.
Assist in preparation of presentation materials.
Gather, organize, summarize and index legal and supporting documentation for internal and external legal counsel.
Research, compile information and assist in preparing responses to regulatory authorities.
Assist in reviewing outside counsel invoices and tracking actual expenses and comparing to budget.
Maintain the on-going status of matters in the matter management system.
May assist with document production related to litigation and dispute resolution.
Stay current on relevant corporate, securities, finance and banking laws, rules and regulations.
Operate standard office equipment and use required software applications.
Provide general support to attorneys and other paralegals and perform other duties and responsibilities.

Keywords: Raymond James Financial Inc., St. Petersburg , Paralegal, Global Equities, Accounting, Auditing , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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