Investment Advisory Attorney

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Investment Advisory Attorney – Intermediary Advisory Platforms

Fidelity Investments

Boston, NJ, RI


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Investment Advisory Attorney – Investment Advisory Platforms

This exciting role will work closely with Fidelity’s industry-leading advisory business . The role will provide legal support to multiple business units in Fidelity Institutional (FI), including groups that provide advisory, brokerage, platform, and custody to third party institutional clients including registered investment advisers, banks, broker-dealers, and family offices. This attorney will be part of a team that provides investment advisory legal support to investment advisers and/or broker-dealers within FI.

The Expertise You Have

  • J.D. required.
  • Minimum of 4-8 years of relevant law firm or in-house counsel experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, optimally with a focus on institutional and retail investment advisory matters such as wrap fee programs, sponsored managed account platforms, models, contract structure and negotiation, and turnkey asset management programs.
  • Experience or expertise with broker-dealer, FINRA, Investment Company Act, or ERISA regulations a plus.
  • Admitted to practice or willing to secure bar admission in the relevant jurisdiction.

The Value You Deliver

  • Providing legal advice and support on the structure, contractual framework, and operation of intermediary focused advisory platform
  • Advising on product development in collaboration with multiple groups within Fidelity, including product, client experience, risk, compliance, finance, sales, technology, and marketing.
  • Providing legal support, analysis, and interpretation in connection with regulatory inquiries as well as legislative and policy developments.
  • Support of investment research, relationship management, compliance and client experience teams.
  • Providing strategic advice and analysis to senior business executives across multiple business units.

The Skills You Bring

  • Experience advising on securities laws and related rules and regulations applicable to investment advisers, with a focus on advisory/wrap fee platforms.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work independently under pressure in a fast-paced and dynamic environment handling multiple projects simultaneously with minimal day-to-day supervision.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate on projects and initiatives and build relationships within the Legal department as well as with business partners, compliance and risk while exhibiting behavior consistent with Fidelity’s culture and values.
  • Excellent presentation, oral communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to influence diverse groups of professionals.
  • Strong analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to quickly analyze complex factual situations, understand the broader business and firm context, and weigh relative risks to the firm in analyzing potential solutions.
  • Excellent judgment and attention to detail.
  • Strong writing and research skills, adaptive to and effective for different audiences.

Please see below for the salary range for work locations in Colorado only:

Please see below for the salary range for work locations in New York City, Westchester County, NY and Jersey City, NJ only:
$130,000 – $174,000 per year

This position is eligible for incentive compensation or an annual bonus opportunity.

Please see below for the salary range for work locations in California only:

Please see below for the salary range for work locations in Washington only:


Company Overview

Fidelity Investments is a privately held company with a mission to strengthen the financial well-being of our clients. We help people invest and plan for their future. We assist companies and non-profit organizations in delivering benefits to their employees. And we provide institutions and independent advisors with investment and technology solutions to help invest their own clients’ money.

Join Us

At Fidelity, you’ll find endless opportunities to build a meaningful career that positively impacts peoples’ lives, including yours. You can take advantage of flexible benefits that support you through every stage of your career, empowering you to thrive at work and at home. Honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, we have been recognized by our employees as a Best Place to Work in 2023. And you don’t need a finance background to succeed at Fidelity-we offer a range of opportunities for learning so you can build the career you’ve always imagined.

At Fidelity, our goal is for most people to work flexibly in a way that balances both personal and business needs with time onsite and offsite through what we’re calling “Dynamic Working”. Most associates will have a hybrid schedule with a requirement to work onsite at a Fidelity work location for at least one week, 5 consecutive days, every four weeks. These requirements are subject to change.

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Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that the most effective way to attract, develop and retain a diverse workforce is to build an enduring culture of inclusion and belonging.

Fidelity will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate a request for an accommodation, contact the HR Accommodation Team by sending an email to accommodations, or by calling 800-835-5099, prompt 2, option 3.

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