• Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 20 Mar 18 2018-03-20



Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


Counsel will be part of a team responsible for all facets of support to the investment and trading portions of Wellington Management's business.

Provide or oversee legal support for Wellington Management's investment and trading business lines.  Specific activities may include providing general counsel and advice on regulatory, fiduciary, risk and other issues related to portfolio management and trading activities, support of capital markets activities across a wide range of markets and asset classes, advocacy and engagement with regulators, managing external counsel, and counseling business colleagues.  The role is based in the United States, but involves support of functions located across the globe and collaboration with colleagues based in EMEA and Asia.


  • 8-12+ years of experience practicing law

  • Broad based securities and asset management experience, ideally with experience providing support to portfolio management and/or trading business lines

  • Experience in some facets of transactional work (derivatives, equity, fixed income or structured) preferred but not required

  • Experience at a national law firm or relevant in-house position

  • Strong legal and analytical skills

  • Good business judgment and strong counseling skills

  • Pragmatic and risk aware approach to practicing law

  • Ability to manage and oversee different components of legal services, e.g., outside counsel, paralegals, etc.

  • Creativity and ability to work under pressure and deadlines

  • Ability to represent the firm with external clients

  • Proven written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively distill and communicate complex issues in a fast paced environment  

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment; adaptable and flexible style that complements a wider team and makes it better



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As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .