Investment Manager

Assistant General Counsel, New York, NY

Assistant General Counsel (New York, NY): Our client, a prestigious global investment manager is seeking an experienced attorney to join their team, specifically covering the credit side of their business. This role will be joining a collaborative and talented legal team that is closely integrated with a growing business. 


Key Points: 

  • Firm is actively growing and dedicating resources to expanding the alternatives side of the business 
  • Newly created opportunity to work closely with senior management and the front office 
  • Dedicated legal role, compliance is a separate function 
  • While CLO experience is required, very little CLO work is done yearly. Candidate must feel comfortable expanding beyond CLOs to moregeneral credit support 


  • Advise investment professionals on transaction terms and deal structuring issues; detect and evaluate risks in transaction terms
  • Prepare, review and negotiate documents relating to formation and issuance of collateralized loan obligations (CLOs); organize and negotiate documentation relating to lending activities (term sheets, commitment letters, assignment agreements and amendments to principal transaction documents)
  • Advise on relevantregulatory matters; oversee external counsel 


  • At least 5 years of relevant legal experience either from a top law firm and/or in-house experience within financial services; JD from an accredited institution
  • Must have working knowledge of collateralized loan obligations and structured finance investments; experience in finance and lending transactions is required
  • Knowledge of restructuring and bankruptcy is ideal; prior fund formation and experience with separately managed accounts is a plus
  • Willing to uncover new initiatives in law as it pertains to the firm; ability to interact tactfully with an understanding of sensitive information

Job Reference #1526

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