Private Equity Firm

Legal Associate/Attorney , New York, NY

Associate, Legal (New York, NY): Our client, a multi-billion dollar private equity firm, is seeking a strong lawyer to join their growing and successful team.  The individual will be an integral part of the legal team supporting the senior attorneys and investment teams on all transactional matters.  Specifically, the Associate will review and draft fund and transactional documents; coordinate legal and regulatory due diligence; facilitate and manage the closing process; prepare PPMs, subscription agreements, and governing documents; manage the subscription/closing process; manage post-closing items such as Form D filings and LPA amendments; and manage miscellaneous day-to-day matters, including credit facility support, FOIA requests, NDAs, domestic and foreign entity formations and maintenance/filings, investor requests, corporate governance matters, underlying manager/sponsor requests and requests from internal teams.  Additionally, this person will provide ongoing assistance on special compliance projects, including AIFMD, BDC and SEC investment adviser matters.  The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of related work experience from a law firm, or in-house at a private equity manager.  Private equity fund formation and/or LP-side representation experience is required. Experience in private equity transactional matters is also desirable.

  • Position is extremely diverse – individual will touch on transactional work, fund formation, and investor related matters
  • Firm is stable and the opportunity is open due to growth of the organization 
  • The team is very busy with transactions and fund offerings presently so this person will learn a considerable amount in a very short period of time
  • Legal professionals are offered the opportunity to see work from start to finish through a transaction – they are not siloed into one area of legal work 
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