Paralegal – Cross-Asset Sales & Trading Support

Business and Financial Operations

Stamford, CT

Cowen is seeking a paralegal to provide support to its Cross-Asset Sales and Trading business.  This business covers trades in bank debt, high yield bonds, trade and litigation claims, and private equity. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Draft trade documentation and handle all aspects of trade settlement, including all related administrative tasks
  • Handle confidential documents and correspondence
  • Administer data rooms
  • Support requests from management and traders
  • Provide assistance with trade bookings, allocations and settlements
  • Maintain and organize files
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as needed


  • Highly organized with impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Thrive in a high-pressure, fast paced environment
  • Experience in the financial services industry is a plus
  • Experience with ClearPar loan platform is a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel

As part of its hiring process, Cowen verifies identity and eligibility to work in the United States as required by law.  At this time, Cowen will not sponsor a new applicant for an employment visa for this position.

Company Profile:

Cowen Inc. (“Cowen” or the “Company”) is a diversified financial services firm offering investment banking services, equity and credit research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing, commission management services and actively managed alternative investment products. Cowen focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to our clients in order to help them outperform. Founded in 1918, the Company is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide. Learn more at