Citi Associate General Counsel- Citi Private Bank Investment Advisory in New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York

  • Education: Doctorate Degree

  • Job Function: Legal

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16052967


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

The position reports directly to the General Counsel for Citi Private Bank, North America. The successful candidate and will have primary responsibility, together with his or her team, for supporting the legal activities for the traditional investment advisory services businesses within Citi Private Bank North America, which includes multiple products, services and functions within the Citi Investment Management business, other traditional investment advisory services and products, including fund research, U.S. mutual funds, non-U.S. mutual funds, wrap-fee accounts, and the Citi Private Bank Investment Lab. More specifically, the successful candidate will:

  • Provide legal advisory services tailored to meet business objectives within permissible statutory and regulatory framework;

  • Support the business in the planning, development and execution of strategic and tactical initiatives and objectives;

  • Support all aspects of the day-to day functioning of the business;

  • Be the subject matter expert on issues related to the Investment Adviser Act and fiduciary responsibilities, and be familiar with broker-dealer issues;

  • Have strong analytical skills and be able to resolve complex legal issues with a significant impact on the business;

  • Exhibit good judgment, and show initiative and follow-through;

  • Be willing and able to manage a team of lawyers.


  • J.D.

  • 10+ years investment management experience

  • Prior in-house experience within a financial institution preferred/significant time (5+ years) with a large law firm with a sizable investment management practice a requirement

  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment

  • Some management experience required

  • Familiarity with AML issues a plus