Division of Corporation Finance — Attorney Openings
Office of Structured Finance
The Office of Structured Finance reviews asset-backed securities and other structured finance disclosure and monitors the impact of these securities on our markets. The office also leads rulemaking and interpretative activities related to structured products.
Candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school, be a member of the bar, and have a minimum of three years of legal experience, as a member of the bar. This experience should include significant experience working with asset-backed securities. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of the statutes and regulations administered by the Commission, with a particular emphasis on the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as well as excellent writing, communication and analytical skills are especially desirable.
We are currently accepting applications for attorney positions in Disclosure Operations.
The Division of Corporation Finance oversees the disclosures made by companies in their public offering documents and in their annual, quarterly and current reports filed with the SEC. The Division's role is to assure full and fair disclosure to investors and the financial markets. In addition, the Division of Corporation Finance generally seeks to facilitate the ability of companies to raise capital by interpreting and helping companies comply with SEC rules and policies.
Each of the Division's 12 Offices of the Assistant Director is responsible for reviewing disclosure documents filed by companies in certain industries. Attorneys in these offices analyze public company filings and work with the companies to improve disclosure. Attorneys work closely with accountants in the Offices of the Assistant Director. They also serve as a primary point of contact in the review process for executives and lawyers at public companies and their outside counsel.
For additional information about the work of Disclosure Operations, please refer to the summary of our Filing Review Process.
The Division is hiring entry level and experienced candidates. Candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school, be an active member of the bar, and have excellent writing, communication, and analytical skills. Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of the statutes and regulations administered by the Commission, with a particular emphasis on the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, are especially desirable.
How to Apply
If you have significant legal experience working with asset-backed securities or public company reporting documents as described above, please send your resume and a cover letter to CFResumes@sec.gov.
The SEC is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse workforce.