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Investment Banking Counsel - Vice President

Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title Investment Banking Counsel

Corporate Title Vice President

Location New York, NY


We are seeking an experienced capital markets attorney to join the Legal Department in our New York City office. You will join a team of attorneys responsible for providing legal support and legal risk management to Deutsche Bank’s U.S. capital markets businesses across a full range of debt and equity capital markets transactions. You will serve as an integral part of the Bank’s legal infrastructure

What We Offer You

  • A diverse and inclusive environment that embraces change, innovation, and collaboration

  • A hybrid working model, allowing for in-office / work from home flexibility, generous vacation, personal and volunteer days

  • Employee Resource Groups support an inclusive workplace for everyone and promote community engagement

  • Competitive compensation packages including health and wellbeing benefits, retirement savings plans, parental leave, and family building benefits

  • Educational resources, matching gift, and volunteer programs

What You’ll Do

  • Providing clear and concise advice to business units regarding capital markets transactions for a wide range of domestic and international issuer types and debt and equity products, including registered and 144A/Reg S bond offerings, IPOs and follow-on equity offerings and private placements

  • Amending and/or reviewing and advising on pre-transaction and transaction documents from initial pitch phase through closing

  • Working with colleagues in the Legal Department and Compliance in the U.S. and overseas to coordinate advice regarding transactions and related matters

  • Assisting with policy and guideline formulation and delivering related training on topical issues to the Legal Department and business units

  • Create, maintain, and update legal form templates for capital markets matters

How You’ll Lead

  • Actively managing legal, regulatory, and reputational risk issues and working with business units and legal billing group to manage outside legal counsel engagements and related costs and expenses

Skills You’ll Need

  • An active State Bar membership and extensive experience at a major law firm and/or global investment bank

  • Extensive experience representing broker-dealers on capital markets transactions, including registered and exempt offerings of debt, equity, and equity-linked securities

  • Federal securities law expertise, including familiarity with SEC regulations relevant to capital markets transactions

Skills That Will Help You Excel

  • Qualified lawyer

  • Strong analytical, organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills

  • Capacity to assume responsibility for your own workload from an early stage

  • Ability to appropriately weigh legal risk, reputational and commercial issues in solving sophisticated legal problems

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills


It is the Bank’s expectation that employees hired into this role will work in the New York, NY office in accordance with the Bank’s hybrid working model.

Deutsche Bank provides reasonable accommodations to candidates and employees with a substantiated need based on disability and/or religion.

The salary range for this position in New York City is $125,000 to $ 203,000. Actual salaries may be based on a number of factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s skill set, experience, education, work location and other qualifications. Posted salary ranges do not include incentive compensation or any other type of renumeration.

Deutsche Bank Values & Diversity

We believe talent is found in all cultures, countries, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs, generations, backgrounds, and experiences. We pursue a working environment where everyone can be authentic and feel a sense of belonging. Click here to find out more about our diversity and inclusion efforts.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Learn more about your life at DB through the eyes of our current employees: https://careers.db.com/life

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Deutsche Bank Benefits

At Deutsche Bank, we recognize that our benefit programs have a profound impact on our colleagues. That’s why we are focused on providing benefits and perks that enable our colleagues to live authenti­cally and be their whole selves, at every stage of life. We provide access to physical, emotional, and financial wellness benefits that allow our colleagues to stay financially secure and strike balance between work and home. Click here to learn more!

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Our values define the working environment we strive to create – diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. Click these links to view the following notices: EEO is the Law poster and supplement; Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act; Employee Polygraph Protection Act and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.