Volant Trading

Law Clerk

US-NY-New York
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We are looking for a second year law student interested in securities law and compliance to work directly with Volant’s Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Operations Officer. Volant is a cutting-edge, technology-driven trading firm with over 100 employees made up of quantitative traders, technologists, and operations professionals.  We specialize in automated options, futures, and equities trading from our offices in New York, Chicago, and Hong Kong.


We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture, flat hierarchy, and cross team collaboration. Because we leanly staff our Firm, from your first day on the job, you will receive real-world, substantive experience and better understand what it is like to work in-house at a financial start-up.


This is a paid opportunity.


The New York office is located on the 26th floor of beautiful Brookfield Place overlooking the Hudson River. Our office space includes a furnished outdoor balcony that is primarily used for lunch and the occasional work party. We offer a fully stocked kitchen, daily breakfast and snacks, and pizza on expiration Fridays.


More information about Volant can be found here: https://volanttrading.com/


  • Respond to regulatory inquiries
  • Review and research FINRA/SEC/Exchange rules and apply them to real world situations
  • Assist in conducting internal compliance reviews
  • Update the Firm’s procedures
  • Assist with employment law issues
  • Communicate internally with traders and developers
  • Actively monitor regulatory developments and rule filings
  • Review and draft contracts


  • 2nd year JD
  • Exceptional writing skills and attention to detail
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to work 8-16+ hours per week during the school year (flexible on start date) and up to full-time for the summer. We are extremely flexible and understanding with regards to hours per week during the school year.

Helpful, but not required

  • Experience with FINRA and/or SEC regulations
  • Experience with equity options or market making
  • Employment law experience




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