Venture Capital

Senior Counsel, New York, NY

Senior Counsel (New York, NY): Our client, a successful venture capital firm, is seeking a legal professional to join their team in a newly created position.  This international firm is currently fundraising for several different funds and are on a tremendous growth trajectory.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a strong investment funds lawyer to join a lean, yet growing, 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 within the organization and create a name for him/herself
  • Legal is closely integrated with the business and is a highly visible department within the organization 
  • Firm boasts a collaborative culture that encourages teamwork in a fast-paced environment


  • Draft fund offering documents and other legal documents related to fundraising and new launches (including offering memorandums, limited partnership agreements, subscription documents and side letters)
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements related to the firm’s investments
  • Coordinate with external counsel and investment groups with efforts to launch new products
  • 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
  • Assist with ongoing fund matters, marketing materials (US and foreign), private fund regulatory issues and other investor relations items
  • Oversee and manage outside counsel 
  • Perform ad hoc research projects as needed


  • J.D. required with a minimum of 3 years of big law experience as an Investment Funds Attorney
  • Total of 5-7 years of relevant experience at a reputable law firm, venture capital or private equity shop
  • Experience in fund formation work required 

Job Reference #1682

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