Financial Crime And Sanctions In House Lawyer Job in Washington, DC Near Me - 329596 |

Financial Crime And Sanctions In House Lawyer

Type Full-Time

Location District of Columbia - Washington

Job ID W3TN329596

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Litigation - Financial Services - Defense

2024-05-17 09:28:35

A law firm is seeking a Financial Crime And Sanctions House Lawyer for their Washington, DC, location.

Job Overview:

The Financial Crime And Sanctions In-House Lawyer will assist in managing the Business-As-Usual (BAU) team focused on Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and sanctions compliance. They will work closely with senior management to meet the firm's global AML compliance objectives and provide legal expertise on financial crime and sanctions.


  • Liaise with existing BAU Managers, Senior Analysts, and team management to allocate resources effectively and ensure smooth operations.
  • Assist with the day-to-day management of BAU team members focused on AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Support the Head of Financial Crime & Sanctions and UK MLCO/MLRO in implementing process enhancements for AML compliance.
  • Analyze and resolve legal and regulatory issues related to financial crime and sanctions, including client ID, reputational issues, and sanctions queries.
  • Serve as a senior contact point for local MLROs globally regarding BAU team processes.
  • Monitor changes in professional rules, regulations, and laws affecting financial crime and sanctions globally.
  • Help develop internal databases and evaluate external databases for AML compliance.
  • Manage major financial crime and sanctions projects.
  • Assist in designing and delivering training for the BAU team and fee earners.
  • Support recruitment processes for BAU team vacancies.
  • Represent the BAU in financial crime and sanctions matters at cross-departmental and external meetings.
  • Assist with regulatory audit requests and compliance audits related to AML.
  • Assist with ongoing client and counterparty screening using Accuity software.
  • Provide regular reports on team workload to management.
  • Be flexible in undertaking additional responsibilities as required.


  • Strong academic background with a JD required.
  • Preferably admitted in NY, DC, or CA.
  • Senior-level experience in international BAU teams for AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of BAU systems and processes for AML and sanctions compliance.
  • Excellent task management and organizational skills, capable of managing multiple tasks under time pressure.
  • Strong communicator who can motivate and effectively communicate with team members, fee earners, and support staff.

This international law firm has 43 offices across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, North America and Middle East. This firm was established more than 80 years ago and has more than 500 attorneys as part of the team. Its practice areas include life sciences, energy, telecommunications, media and technology, mining and metals, financial institutions, industrial and manufacturing, private equity, real estate, hotels and leisure, retail and consumer goods and infrastructure and transport.

Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.

Similar Jobs Near Me

View All Listings

Financial Services Enforcement/Litigation Attorney

 District of Columbia - Washington

Job Overview: A law firm in Washington, DC, is seeking an experienced Financial Services Enforcement/Litigation Attorney with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, specific expertise in financial services matters, and a demonstrated interest in regulatory investigations related to b....

View Job Post

Financial Services Enforcement/Litigation Associate Attorney

 District of Columbia - Washington

Job Overview: A law firm in Washington, DC, is seeking a qualified and experienced Financial Services Enforcement/Litigation Associate Attorney to join their team. The ideal candidate will possess 2-5 years of relevant experience, a strong academic background, and a focus on financial services matters. The firm offers a comprehensive benefits packa....

View Job Post

Mid-Level to Senior Financial Services Litigation Associate Attorney

 District of Columbia - Washington

A law firm in Washington, DC, is actively seeking a Mid-Level to Senior Financial Services Litigation Associate Attorney with experience defending financial institutions in state and federal court matters. The ideal candidate will possess strong research, writing, and analytical reasoning skills, with a preference for those experienced in financial....

View Job Post