Provide legal advice and recommendations to business clients and
to executives regarding matters of complexity which have or may
have significant risk to business activities and operations to
ensure that company affairs are conducted within the framework of
the law and consistent with sound business practices and
This Counsel position provides legal services to a number of
internal clients on a variety of matters in support of our global
asset management business.
The position involves working as part of a team to advise on
legal and regulatory matters applicable to investment adviser
operations, distribution of investment advisory services and
products and related agreements, investment transactions and
related matters, all in collaboration with colleagues globally.
- Requires JD with minimum of 5 years' experience at a law firm
and/or financial services firm involving corporate and
- Must be admitted to practice in the state employed within
twelve months of hire.
- Requires knowledge of the relevant area of law and its
- Must be able to work as a member of a team and independently on
a self-motivated basis.
- Requires superior written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be able to apply knowledge of the law to make sound
judgments, communicate, and interact with others in a professional
- Informal leadership experience is preferred.
- Some travel may be required.
- Preference will be given to candidates who have experience with
laws and regulations applicable to investment management, including
US and international regulations regarding investment advisers and
At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any
type of immigration sponsorship now or in the future or those
needing work authorization for this role. (This includes, but is
not limited to students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.)
Investment Code of Ethics
For Principal Global Investors positions, you'll need to follow
an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business
conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members
of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other
positions across the organization.
While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common
purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible
to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences,
backgrounds, and talents of our employees - individually and all of
us together. Explore our core values, benefits and why we're an
exceptional place to grow your career.
Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or