Sr. Counsel

Cetera Financial Group El Segundo, CA
Position Title: Senior Counsel (Litigation Attorney)

What we need:

Cetera Financial Group is currently seeking a Litigation/Regulatory Enforcement Attorney for our corporate office in El Segundo, CA. This is a unique opportunity to manage outside attorneys as well as to handle some in-house litigation and manage SEC and FINRA enforcement matters.

What you will do:

* Manage outside attorneys representing Cetera in litigation, arbitration, mediation, and court

* Manage SEC and/or FINRA enforcement actions

* Work with insurance carriers and brokers to ensure coverage for cases

* Handle some litigation cases in house

* Manage litigation docket to efficiently resolve cases

* Work with Litigation Paralegal to provide accurate litigation dockets and work with Finance to ensure that reserves are accurate

* Work in a number of different legal areas, including broker-dealer and investment adviser law, cyber, contracts, corporate governance and privacy

What you need to have:

* J.D. degree

* 7 years of legal experience

* Demonstrated ability to handle all aspects of cases (e.g., screening, discovery, motions, trial assistance, etc.)

* Previous experience with FINRA arbitrations and/or regulatory enforcement

* Conducted or second chaired trials or hearings

* Demonstrated desire to work in, quickly learn, and adapt to the financial services industry

Our top performers share the following traits:

* Highly motivated

* Excellent writing skills

* Attention to detail

* Ability to multi-task

* Ability to think strategically

* Team player

What we give you in return:

Our competitive Health program offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports healthy lifestyles, preventative care and helps to protect against hardship. Our retirement plan offers our employees the opportunity to plan ahead for a strong financial future well beyond their working years.

About Cetera Financial Group

Cetera Financial GroupĀ® ("Cetera") is a leading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery of objective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.

Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology.

* "Cetera Financial Group" refers to the network of retail independent broker-dealers encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Financial Institutions, Cetera Financial Specialists, First Allied Securities, and Summit Brokerage Services.

Cetera Financial Group is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. For us, this is the only acceptable way to do business. Accordingly, all employment decisions at the Cetera Financial Group, including those relating to hiring, promotion, transfers, benefits, compensation, and placement, will be made without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic characteristics, religion, religious dress and/or grooming, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, U.S. military status, political affiliation, or any other class protected by state and/or federal law.