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Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: Senior Counsel

19 Apr 2018 2:02 PM | Priscila Barron Sanchez (Administrator)

Senior Attorney/Senior Counsel

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Bank) is seeking to fill a full-time attorney position within its Law Department.  The position involves advising and working with Bank management as well as regular interaction with attorneys from other Federal Reserve Banks and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. 


The attorney will practice in a team environment in a variety of areas including general in-house matters such as drafting contracts and advising Bank management on a variety of legal issues.  Areas of practice within the department include the typical in-house areas such as procurement/contracts, intellectual property, employment/EEO, etc., but also include functions more specific to the Federal Reserve such as banking regulation, discount window lending, payments, law enforcement, and support for our research, Treasury, and payment system risk functions, among other responsibilities.


Juris Doctorate degree and at least four years’ experience practicing law required.  Must be admitted to practice law in the state of Minnesota.  

Excellent legal research and writing skills. Excellent analytical abilities along with sound legal and business judgment.  Excellent communication skills. 

A requirement of this position is that the employee must be a "Protected Individual." A "Protected Individual" includes but is not limited to: (1) a citizen or national of the U.S.; or (2) an alien who is lawfully admitted to the U.S. for permanent residence and who applies for citizenship within six months of being eligible to apply for citizenship and, if offered a position with the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will sign a Declaration of Intent to Become a United States Citizen.

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