Private Equity

Corporate Counsel, DC, NY or REMOTE

Corporate Counsel (Washington DC, New York City, or REMOTE): Our client, a rapidly growing private equity fund, is looking to bring on an experienced, ambitious lawyer to join their team in a “Swiss Army Knife” capacity.  The candidate of choice will manage a variety of private fund and corporate matters in a newly created role.  Reporting directly into the CCO/CLO, this new  individual will work closely with the firm’s operations, finance, and investment teams. 


Key Points:

  • Opportunity to join a fast growing fund, with a positive track record as the firm aims to expand internationally
  • CCO/CLO is keen on finding talent who fits in culturally and will allow this individual to tailor their responsibilities around their interests
  • Individual will be joining a group of inspiring and motivated professionals, with complimentary investors
  • The CCO/CLO is easy going, collaborative and keen on having this person involved in any aspects of legal of interest
  • Leadership in this team is inspirational, successful, and have a vision for the future 


  • Responsibilities will depend on the new hire’s areas of expertise as well as interests – this job can be narrow or broad reaching in scope covering any of the following items:
    • Draft and negotiate routine corporate, fund and transaction-related documents; liaise across internal teams and external advisors on a various matter, including regulatory, transactional and LP and co-investor issues
    • Collaborate with the compliance and legal team and outside counsel on fund and entity formation, maintaining corporate records; draft corporate and other related documents, track terms and advise finance, operations, and deal teams on the above
    • Assist in fund raising (LP due diligence and side letter reviews); advise on transaction-related legal and structuring matters
    • Manage internal stakeholder relationships, including with investment professionals, ensuring a smooth delivery of legal services; work with internal and external stakeholders on regulatory filings related to transactions and portfolio companies


  • JD required with significant exposure to private funds or matters related to private funds
  • 5 – 7 years of relevant legal experience out of big law and/or an asset management firm
  • Experience with entity formation, drafting and negotiating a range of corporate and other documents, and a basic understanding of the private fund regulatory environment OR a willingness to learn; ability to be proactive in new situations, and to manage projects and third parties, including outside counsel
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment; positive attitude with a willingness to take on multiple legal tasks at any given time

Job Reference #1683

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