Senior Counsel, Compliance & Investigations

New York, NY

IPG is seeking a Senior Counsel, Compliance & Investigations who will provide day-to-day compliance and investigative support to IPG companies globally.



  • Serve as a subject matter expert on legal compliance matters, providing sound legal advice and operational compliance support
  • Coordinate all aspects of internal investigations, including the development and implementation of investigative work plans, fact gathering and analysis, witness interviews, and advising management on investigation findings
  • Report and escalate potential compliance issues for investigations
  • Assist with the development and implementation of internal policies, procedures, and controls
  • Support other legal compliance team responsibilities, including third party risk management, FCPA/AML/sanctions compliance, and internal policies
  • Assist with employee training relating to compliance and business ethics
  • Work closely with company leaders in other disciplines, including HR and internal audit


  • Bachelor’s degree plus a Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school
  • 5+ years legal compliance experience including experience with internal investigations
  • Demonstrated experience in working with legal, finance, HR, internal audit, and ethics teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong policy, procedure, controls, and reporting experience
  • Knowledgeable about general compliance domains including third-party due diligence, FCPA, AML/sanctions, and data privacy and security
  • Demonstrated judgment, personal integrity and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and on multiple threads at once, including large scale initiatives across many teams
  • Ability to be comfortable leading complex projects across new and evolving stakeholder groups with excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organization, collaboration, problem solving, and communication skills


The salary range for this position is $190,000 to $220,000. Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position; market considerations; budgetary considerations; tenure and standing with the company (applicable to current employees); as well as the employee’s/applicant’s background, pertinent experience, and qualifications.


One of our primary goals is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our compensation plan includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Healthcare Options: Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription
  • Dependent and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) savings plan with company match
  • Flexible based Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Exclusive discounts on cell phones, gyms, and everyday purchases

IPG is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity, inclusion and equity at our company. We do not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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