261446 Requisition #

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston


As part of the Central bank of the United States, the Boston Fed works to promote sound growth and financial stability in New England and the nation. We contribute to communities, the region, and the nation by conducting economic research, participating in monetary policy-making, supervising certain financial institutions, providing financial services and payments, playing a leadership role in the payments industry, and supporting economic well-being in communities through a variety of efforts



This position is a valued member of the Legal Department, partnering with and supporting attorneys in a wide-array of topics in support of the Boston Fed's mission. This team relies on strong inter-personal skills matched with an ethical, responsible thinker that is comfortable handling a multitude of responsibilities.   


What is expected...

  • Preparing drafts of contracts (using Legal Department templates) and routine legal documents and correspondence
  • Track and/or monitor pertinent legislation, legislative and regulatory developments, media/press reports and information
  • Conduct Legal Research as needed 
  • Responding to third party subpoenas
  • Issue litigation hold notices and maintain the inventory of litigation holds
  • Assist with document production and due diligence
  • Coordinate and maintain various policies and procedures for the Legal Department
  • Administratively support the Bank’s Ethics Program
  • Coordinate the response to internal stakeholders on various matters
  • Maintain case files and Legal Department filing system
  • Manage the Legal Department’s compliance with record retention requirements
  • Conduct and maintain an inventory of all Legal Department personally identifiable or other confidential information

Other Accountabilities

Perform other duties as assigned. 



This position is not required to directly supervise other employees.


Expertise that you bring...

Knowledge and experience normally acquired through, or equivalent to, the completion of an undergraduate degree with applicable legal experience.  

·        Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision and guidance.

·        Excellent attention to detail.

·        Ability to communicate timely and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with attorneys and stakeholders.

·        Must have strong PC and office software skills with the ability to leverage modern tools to aid in efficiency and sharing information with peers.




The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.


All employees assigned to this position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/criminal background and Patriot Act/Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years.  

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified.  While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time

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