Position: Managing Director, Compliance and Investigations, Fully Remote, US, UK, or Canada


Managing Director, Compliance and Investigations

(Emerging Technology)


The position is to fill a Managing Director, Compliance and Investigations role within Guidepost’s Emerging Technology practice.  The position offers front-line, meaningful responsibility to advise clients on a range of emerging issues and technologies including US-focused digital health, privacy, security, cryptocurrency and NFTs, blockchain, financial crime (e.g., FCPA, BSA/AML, tax fraud, market manipulation, insider trading and theft), and other “data”-related compliance counseling.


  • Responsibilities will include leading projects and direct interface with clients; compliance gap assessments; developing comprehensive compliance programs; drafting policies and procedures (privacy policies, security policies, incident response plans, business guidance, etc.); and assisting clients with determining priorities, risks, and implementation of compliance programs
  • Conduct investigations and present findings in an organized, concise, and timely fashion
  • Oversee and review primary research tasks
  • Support and engage in business development initiatives
  • Ensure that client objectives are satisfied in a timely manner


  • “Big Law” experience preferred
  • JD or other advanced degree or certification preferred
  • Desire to manage your own caseload and experience communicating directly with clients
  • Ability to work independently in a highly effective and productive manner
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to continue professional development
  • Acclimates well to a fast moving and multi-faceted, team-centric project environment; able to manage tight deadlines with a high volume of casework
  • Values perfection with consistent attention to detail in all work products
  • Quick learner of process-centric and repetitive methodologies to weave-in with the current team


Domestic and international travel may be expected for some projects


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. ​