Investment Manager

Legal Counsel, New York, NY

Legal Counsel (New York, NY):Our client, a leading investment manager with over $75B in AUM, is eager to bring on a motivated lawyer to join their lean, dynamic, and impressive team.  This role will cover a variety of in-house legal functions across the firm’s global business with a focus on their quantitative strategies.


Key Points:

  • Opportunity to work with one of the largest, and most reputable, global investment managers
  • Position is a strictly legal role allowing a 2nd/3rd/4th year lawyer the opportunity to fine tune his/her skill set in an in-house capacity 
  • Anything this person wants to get involved with, they can due to the lean legal team


  • Manage all legal areas of separate accounts and fund lifecycle including preparing offering and governing documents; and negotiating contracts and agreements with investors
  • Lead legal negotiations with investors, service providers and financial institutions on various legal and commercial issues
  • Stay up-to-date with U.S. legal and regulatory developments while advising the firm’s management teams on those regulatory changes 


  • 2 – 4 years of relevant experience, practicing at a reputable alternative investment firm (Hedge fund, Private Equity); experience with investor negotiations of investment management agreements and side letters is preferred
  • Advanced expertise with U.S./non-U.S. fund and separate account structures, U.S. legal/regulatory issues and their impact on alternative investments; strong proficiency in Microsoft Suite applications 
  • Must be a true team player, who possesses strong communication and project management skills; demonstrated ability to effectively manage relationships with internal and external personnel 
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment; admitted to practice law and in good standing in the State of New York

Job Reference #1434

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