Private Equity

Investment Funds Associate, New York, NY

Investment Funds Associate (New York, NY): Our client, a successful private equity firm with north of $50B in AUM, is seeking a legal professional to join their team in a newly created position.  This international firm is currently fundraising for three different funds and have two niche fundraises planned for the coming months.  This is an exciting opportunity for a strong investment funds lawyer to join a dynamic legal team.  


Key Points:

  • Fast growing firm with a ton of opportunity to gain exposure to non-cookie-cutter investments
  • Newly created position offering this individual a chance to make an impact on the group and create a name for him/herself
  • Firm has a niche investment focus in which they’re a global leader
  • Team is collaborative, hardworking, and smart – individual will be surrounded by tremendous mentors and colleagues


  • Negotiate contracts and agreements related to the firm’s co-investments, separately management accounts, and commingled funds
  • Coordinate with external counsel and investment groups with efforts to launch new products
  • Draft fund offering documents and other legal documents related to fundraising
  • Draft and review private fund offering materials, partnership agreements and other private fund legal documentation for co-investments, SMAs, and commingled funds
  • Draft and review contracts, non-disclosure agreements and other legal documentation
  • Provide sound legal suggestions of offering new and existing products and services
  • Collaborate with the IR/Marketing team to advise on various marketing and ongoing investor communications
  • Perform ad hoc researchprojects as needed


  • J.D. required with a minimum of 3 years of big law experience
  • Total of 4 – 6 years of relevant experience at a reputable law firm and/or private equity shop
  • Experience in fund formation workrequired

Job Reference #1544

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