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Attorney 4 (Investments)
To apply or learn more, visit the commonwealth’s main employment website – Click on the open jobs link. To easily find this opportunity, filter by department and select State Employees’ Retirement System. The posting will be available through November 18, 2022.  Do not apply directly to SERS. All applications must be submitted through

If you welcome the challenge of independently handling the most difficult, novel, and important legal matters in investments and business transactions, including executing multi-million-dollar investment contracts, then this may be the position for you!  This opportunity is for a senior attorney with demonstrated legal mastery.  Our ideal candidate has experience reviewing, analyzing, and negotiating closing documentation for complex, alternative investment vehicles and contracting in accordance with the Commonwealth’s Procurement Code and Procurement Handbook. 
The Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System seeks an individual to join our INVESTMENTS AND BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS team.  Our client is the State Employees’ Retirement Board; we’re not part of the Commonwealth’s Office of General Counsel or Office of Attorney General. 
This position completes assignments such as, but not limited to: serving as legal counsel; providing legal advice; preparing investment and non-investment transaction documents; preparing various agreements including, but not limited to, investment management, limited partnership, side letter subscription, collective investment trust, and derivatives broker; formulating responses to federal and state legislation and regulations affecting financial and investment activity; providing counsel on (i) non-investment transactional matters (e.g., the procurement of goods and services for the agency), and (ii) securities litigation, bankruptcy and other business-related matters; formulating and implementing Board policies, procedures, and controls on financial and investment matters; and assisting other team members as requested.
Position: Attorney 4 (Investments)
Organization: Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System
Location: Harrisburg,  PA 
United States
Salary: $92,030 - $139,815
Posting Start Date: 10/31/2022
Date Posted: 10/31/2022
Requirements Seven years of professional legal experience and graduation from an accredited school of law; or an equivalent combination of experience and training. 

Applicants must be certified for admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and must maintain membership on a continuous basis during employment.
Status: This listing expires on: 12/30/2022
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Pennsylvania State Employees’ Retirement System
30 North Third

Harrisburg,  PA 17101
United States
Michele Shaner