Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID: 41692 

Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Other location(s): N/A 

Relocation benefits offered:  

Travel required:  


“I can be myself at work.”


You define yourself by more than just a job title, and we want you to feel comfortable bringing your true self to work. We value your talents, your traditions and your take on the world  ̶  everything that makes you unique. We’re working hard to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in our organization and our communities because we know that what makes us different makes us better.


We want you to feel a strong sense of belonging. We value and welcome your experiences, ideas and identity. Over 40 employee resource groups unite our people and help to develop our collective empathy through unfiltered conversations about race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, disabilities, mental health and so much more.


“I can influence my income.”


You want to feel recognized at work. Your performance will be reviewed annually, and your compensation will be designed to motivate and reward the value that you provide. You’ll receive a competitive salary, bonuses and benefits. Your company-funded retirement contribution will be the equivalent of 15% of your annual pay (including bonuses).


“I can lead a full life.”


You bring unique goals and interests to your job and your life. Whether you’re raising a family, you’re passionate about where you volunteer, or you want to explore different career paths, we’ll give you the resources that can set you up for success.

  • Enjoy generous time-away and health benefits from day one, with the opportunity for flexible work options
  • Receive 2-for-1 matching gifts for your charitable contributions and the opportunity to secure annual grants for the organizations you love
  • Access on-demand professional development resources that allow you to hone existing skills and learn new ones


COVID-19 HIRING: Our recruiting and onboarding activities are virtual during the pandemic and we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home environment until further notice. We are offering generous work-from-home benefits to improve our associate’s ability to work remotely.


“I can succeed as Legal Counsel.”


As Legal Counsel, you will join a prestigious legal department at one of the largest asset managers in the world and work alongside a group of highly experienced lawyers with deep securities and investment advisory experience. Your scope of duties will include supporting legal and compliance efforts through research, writing, project management and related tasks. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a team of senior attorneys and business associates working in a highly regulated environment and guiding decisions that have a major impact on the business.


You are a self-starter who is energized by the opportunity to work on a myriad of projects and initiatives across the enterprise and are interested in learning and building new areas of expertise.


  • You will provide legal support for multiple business areas (e.g., portfolio management, trading, and investment operations)
  • You will engage in review and launch of new business offerings and other initiatives. You will support securities transactions, including review and negotiation of transaction documents
  • You will help resolve issues relating to investment guidelines, pricing and trading
  • You will prepare and review prospectuses, and review new regulatory initiatives while assisting with development of business processes in response


“I am the person Capital Group is looking for.”


  • You have a JD Degree with 4-6 years of experience at a top ranked law firm or in-house with a financial services or investment management firm
  • You have experience with federal securities law and strong academic and professional credentials.
  • You are a member of the State Bar of California or admitted in another state and eligible to register as California in-house counsel.
  • You are a skilled communicator (oral and written) and place a high value on being authentic, respectful and engaging.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where critical thinking and proactive teamwork is essential for success.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is important to you. You’re highly observant and can prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • You take the time to create and maintain meaningful relationships with stakeholders. You’ve fine-tuned your communication style to influence a variety of personalities.


“I can apply in less than 4 minutes.”


You’ve reviewed this job posting and you’re ready to start the candidate journey with us. Apply now to move to the next step in our recruiting process. If this role isn’t what you’re looking for, check out our other opportunities and join our talent community.


“I can learn more about Capital Group.” 


At Capital Group, the success of the people who invest with us depends on the people in whom we invest. That’s why we offer a culture, compensation and opportunities that empower our associates to build successful and prosperous careers. Through nine decades, our goal has been to improve people’s lives through successful investing. We know that our history is a testament to the strength of the people we hire. More than 7,800 associates in 30+ offices around the world help our clients and each other grow and thrive every day. Find us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, FairyGodBoss, DiversityJobs and Instagram.


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Social Media, Project Manager, Marketing, Research, Technology