Description de l'emploi

Niveau d'expérience: Experienced Hire


  • Corporate Services


  • 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street, New York, New York, 10007, US

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Assistant General Counsel

this is a hybrid position, 2-3 days a week onsite at the NYC office


Moody’s seeks a highly qualified litigator to join its dynamic legal team at the Assistant General Counsel level (or potentially the Senior Counsel level, depending on experience). This position will be based out of New York City and will be a hybrid role, with time split between Moody’s headquarters at 7 World Trade Center and a remote environment.

The position, which will report to Moody’s Associate General Counsel for Litigation, will primarily support Moody’s growing data and analytics business.

The successful candidate should be a commercial litigator with meaningful experience at a top US law firm and/or in-house at a financial services or technology company. Experience handling litigation matters involving technology and/or data products is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities will include

  • Leading and providing strategic, hands-on advice on complex commercial litigation.
  • Managing external counsel and coordinating with internal teams.
  • Advising business and control groups within the firm on commercial issues and litigation risks.
  • Assessing litigation risks associated with new and existing products, as well as advising on ways to manage those risks.


  • J.D. from an accredited law school, strong academic credentials, and admission to at least one state bar association.
  • At least eight years of relevant experience at a leading law firm and/or in-house at a financial services or technology company. Exceptional candidates with a minimum of five years of relevant experience will be considered at the Senior Counsel level.
  • Experience handling commercial contract disputes and other complex commercial litigation matters.
  • Experience handling litigation matters relating to technology and/or data products.
  • Excellent issue-spotting ability, judgment, and ability to identify and manage legal risks.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build and maintain strong relationships with relevant business and control groups within the firm.
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills; ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and simply, and to present clear, constructive, solution-oriented advice.
  • Highly motivated and proactive, with the ability to respond quickly in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • High attention to detail with strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively.
  • Strong work ethic and personal accountability.
  • High ethical standards and professional integrity.
  • Flexibility, a positive attitude, a sense of humor, and a desire to be part of a cohesive and supportive team environment.


For US-based roles only: the anticipated hiring base salary range for this position is $192,500-279,200 depending on factors such as experience, education, level, skills, and location. This range is based on a full-time position. In addition to base salary, this role is eligible for incentive compensation. Moody’s also offers a competitive benefits package, including not but limited to medical, dental, vision, parental leave, paid time off, a 401(k) plan with employee and company contribution opportunities, life, disability, and accident insurance, a discounted employee stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For San Francisco positions, qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

This position may be considered a promotional opportunity, pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

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Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

For more information on the Securities Trading Program, please refer to the STP Quick Reference guide on ComplianceNet

Please note: STP categories are assigned by the hiring teams and are subject to change over the course of an employee’s tenure with Moody’s.

Instructions de demande

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