Paralegal for the Mutual Fund Disclosure Team


Date: Dec 3, 2022

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Remote 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



New York Life is looking for a junior level paralegal to join its mutual fund disclosure team. This is an exciting opportunity to grow in a firm with a history of financial strength and dynamic innovation. The paralegal will work collaboratively with others in the Office of the General Counsel Investments Group to perform the duties listed below.



  • Assist attorneys in preparation, filing and distribution of mutual fund registration statements (prospectuses, summary prospectuses, statements of additional information) as part of their annual updates and work on other periodic mutual funds filings.
  • Assist attorneys in drafting and revising legal memos, corporate governance documents and contracts
  • Assist attorneys in preparation and distribution of mutual fund proxy materials
  • Prepare for and attend shareholder meetings and draft minutes
  • Input, review and manage disclosure content in an automated content management system
  • Draft and maintain timelines, project plans and facilitate disclosure-related processes
  • Interact with various business departments and attend meetings on behalf of the Office of the General Counsel 



  • BA or BS (or paralegal certificate)
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel and Adobe
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve team objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing skills and the ability to communicate effectively and concisely. Attention to detail a must
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and complete projects on a timely basis
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships with other business departments
  • Experience with content and document management system a plus
  • Experience with the SEC’s EDGAR system a plus



Salary range: $55,000-$85,000 

Overtime eligible: Nonexempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 88105




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