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Goldman Sachs seeks a bank regulatory attorney to join the Bank Regulatory and Deposits Legal team, which supports the firm globally from a U.S. bank regulatory perspective and advises our U.S. deposits businesses. The attorney will have the opportunity to engage stakeholders across the firm on a variety of bank regulatory issues and will, among other responsibilities:

  • provide legal, regulatory, and reputational advice to businesses worldwide on U.S. bank regulatory matters;
  • support management of the firm’s U.S. bank subsidiary in understanding and meeting regulatory obligations;
  • prepare and manage regulatory applications and advise businesses and control functions on regulatory reporting requirements;
  • review and uplift firm policies relating to banking laws; 
  • monitor regulatory developments, including proposed regulations and legislation and court decisions, evaluate impact on businesses, and provide updates and education to internal stakeholders; and
  • participate in industry group meetings and provide input on comment letters and other advocacy efforts.


  • 3-5 years related bank regulatory legal experience at a reputable law firm, in house, or at a government agency, and NY bar membership in good standing or the ability to obtain registered in-house counsel status.
  • Bank Regulatory experience required (overall bank regulatory experience, bank regulatory change management, or bank regulatory engagement and advocacy)
  • Experience with global markets activities preferred but not required.
  • Ability to work proactively and independently, collaborate effectively with stakeholders throughout the firm, including senior leadership, work well in high-pressure situations, juggle priorities, and manage external counsel.
  • A quick learner and a critical thinker able to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing circumstances and new areas.
  • Excellent judgment and ability to assess and challenge risk.

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Salary Range 
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $170000-$270000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.