Credit, Investment Firm

Junior Attorney, New York, NY

Junior Attorney (New York, NY): Our client, a growing credit focused Investment firm is eager to bring on a bright and motivated attorney to join their legal and compliance team. This new hire will assist with spearheading a variety of private fund, real estate, and investment management related legal matters.


Key Points: 

  • Opportunity to join a lean and growing team in a newly created capacity 
  • Firm is entrepreneurial and values individuals who want to learn and stretch beyond their years of experience 
  • Ability to automate and improve new tasks, build out new systems, and share new ideas to continuously improve their legal program 
  • Manager is smart, eager to teach, and values both team work and autonomy 


  • Coordinate with internal counsel and investment groups with efforts to launch new products; maintain fund offering and related documents
  • Interpret laws and regulations for real estate transactions; review financing documents for Deal team 
  • Draft and negotiate various real estate documents and agreements 
  • Create and provide counsel on compliance policies and procedures relating to the firm and product operations; review and monitor various regulatory filings related to registered investment funds
  • Foster and managerelationships with business partners across the firm


  • 2 – 3 years of relevant legal practice experience within the investment management group of a major law firm OR with the legal side of an investment adviser with a focus in real estate; JD required with a strong academic pedigree
  • Familiarity with private fund and management company structuring, governance and operations; knowledge of private funds and applicable securities regulations, including relevant provisions of the Securities Act, Securities Exchange Act, Investment Company Act & Advisers Act
  • Familiarity with U.S. and foreign securities marketing considerations is a plus; desire to grow and develop with the firm and team
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skill; self-motivated, efficient multi-tasker who possesses an ability to work in a collaborative and highly dynamic environment
  • Experience with the government sector is a plus 

Job Reference #1519

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