Investment Manager

Associate Counsel, Chicago, IL

Associate Counsel (Chicago, IL): Our client, a growing investment manager with about $4B in AUM is eager to bring on a motivated and hungry legal professional to join their team in Chicago.


Key Points: 

  • Firm is growing rapidly and heavily invested in insurance and reinsurance for natural disasters
  • First fully designated legal hire to work directly under the GC
  • Person will work alongside Principals of the firm
  • Work will focus general corporate legal work, assist with fund formation and regulatory implications of fund launches with a strong bend toward the review of marketing materials.


  • Negotiate legal agreements (side letters and non-disclosure agreements); coordinate with outside counsel and consultants on the interpretation of new and pending laws and regulations that can present potential risks to the firm
  • Assist with legal onboarding of new investors while reviewing subscription documents; perform other ad-hoc duties as they present themselves
  • Review and approve marketing materials, requests for proposals, investor questionnaires, and marketing presentations as it relates to legal and compliance; draft/update offerings and constituent documents on an ongoing basis 
  • Assist with analyzing regulatory requirements for investor solicitation in international jurisdictions and the firm’s compliance with those requirements; assist with the preparation of regulatory filings including: Form ADV, Form PF, and AIFMD Annex 4 reporting 


  • 3 – 5 years of relevant legal experience within a top tier law firm or investment firm; J.D. from a reputable school
  • Knowledge of securities laws including the investment Advisors Act; ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple items in a diverse team environment
  • Acute attention to detail and strong organizational skills; demonstrated comfort with quantitative data
  • Must be a team player and comfortable communicating effectively with all levels within the firm; successful working in a fast-paced work setting with rapidly shifting priorities

Job Reference #1491

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