General Counsel (Part-time)

Charlotte, NC or Remote

Millennium’s part-time General Counsel will play a pivotal role in our mission by helping promote business goals while minimizing risk to the company. As General Counsel, you will be part of a smart, collaborative team who works on all things Corporate and will also contribute to the review and negotiation of Millennium’s employment related agreements, real estate leases, vendor, and other contracts. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills who excels in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You’ll report to the Chief Compliance Officer.

What You’ll Do

  • Participating in the review, policy and governance processes, working with business, risk and compliance partners across the organization
  • Support corporate initiatives and manage/collaborate on engagements with outside counsel for other special projects
  • Advising the business on SEC, FINRA, MSRB and SRO laws, rules and regulations, with a particular focus on broker-dealer rules and regulations applicable to transactions of self-clearing broker dealers
  • Advising the businesses on CFTC rules and regulations and ISDA transaction documentation.
  • Keeping apprised of relevant laws and regulations and advising the businesses on current and/or proposed rules and regulations
  • Review and advise on Millennium’s inputs in the SEC and FINRA reporting processes, as well as any regulatory inquiries
  • Partner with our Treasury and Finance teams to provide requested advice and support their contracting needs
  • Supervise subsidiary formation/maintenance work by our outside partners and be primarily responsible for certain corporate governance and other legal entity matters, including subsidiary board actions and intercompany agreements
  • Support the continuous improvement of internal workflows, review processes, and other legal policies and operations
  • Review and manage outside counsel on specific legal actions, immigration sponsorships, and corporate organization documents, etc.

What’s Great About The Role

  • A satisfying mission, working to help forward the business initiatives
  • A dynamic work environment with a team of smart, fun, collaboration-minded professionals who enjoy learning from each other
  • A chance to grow with the company as Millennium progresses on its mission
  • Option to work fully remote

What We Are Looking For

  • A minimum of 10 years of experience as a practicing attorney
  • Prior experience advising U.S. broker-dealers on sales and trading businesses is required
  • Prior in-house experience is preferred
  • Detail-oriented, strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Critical thinker and an effective communicator who can collaborate with others
  • Willingness and ability to tackle new subject matters and develop new areas of expertise
  • Team player with an ability to multitask, balance competing demands, and provide practical and actionable advice in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent drafting and negotiation skills, with an ability to communicate and apply complex concepts clearly and effectively to practical situations
  • Good judgment and the ability to think through legal risk in practical, real-world terms
  • FINRA licenses a plus

Benefits at Millennium Include

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor match
  • Company provided breakfast and lunch
  • Wellness perks such as in-office massages
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick, Maternity, Paternity)
  • Education reimbursement

We offer competitive compensation including base salary and incentive compensation (which can include equity in the firm) and relocation awards.

Interested candidates should send resumes to recruiting@millenniumadvisors.com.

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