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Enforcement Attorney

Date Posted:  Aug 2, 2022
Requisition ID:  375802

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

About the Indiana Secretary of State:

The Office of Secretary of State is one of five constitutional offices originally designated in Indiana's State Constitution of 1816. Sixty-one Hoosiers have served as the third highest-ranking official in state government.  Historically the duties of the office included the maintenance of state records and preservation of the state seal, but as state government expanded so did the responsibilities of the Secretary of State. Present duties include chartering of new business, regulation of the securities industry, oversight of state elections, commissioning of notaries public, registration of trademarks, and licensing of vehicle dealerships throughout Indiana.



This position traditionally starts with a salary between $50,000.00 to $54,000.00 per year but may be commensurate with education and experience.


Position Overview:

The Enforcement Attorney reports directly to the Senior Enforcement Counsel and is generally responsible for enforcing all aspects of the Indiana Uniform Securities Act, Franchise Act, Collection Agency Act, and Loan Broker Act. The Enforcement Attorney also serves as a reviewer of individuals and issuers who practice in the securities industry and fall under the jurisdiction of the Division.


A Day In The Life:

The responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Prepares documents and pleadings
  • Conducts witness interviews and depositions
  • Negotiates settlements, attends hearings and other case-related meetings
  • Communicates with Indiana constituents
  • Reviews securities offering documents
  • Reviews applications, as needed, for Broker-Dealers, Agents, Investment Advisers and Investment Adviser Representatives
  • Performs Officer of the Day duties
  • Works with other governmental agencies

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

What You'll Need For Success:

  • J.D. degree from an accredited law school
  • Member in good standing in the Indiana State Bar Association


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans;
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards);
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution; 
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities;
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match; 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options; 
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave; 
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave;
    • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off; 
    • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years; 
  • Education Reimbursement Program;
  • Group life insurance; 
  • Referral Bonus program;
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits; 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program; 
  • Free Parking for most positions;
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access.


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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