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Investment Management Firm

Attorney, New York, NY

Attorney (New York, NY): Our client, a prestigious investment management firm with over $15B in AUM, is looking to bring on a bright and motivated attorney to join their legal team in NYC.  This new hire will be joining an established team yet working in a newly created capacity to assist with their increased deal flow and investments in new verticals. 

 

Key Points:

  • This newly created position will be working closely with a team of attorneys who average a tenure with the team of over 5 years
  • Ability to capitalize on your existing experience and expand your horizons within legal working directly with the investment team
  • Legal team runs lean, presenting an opportunity to have an impact where going the extra mile will get you noticed and rewarded
  • Solid work/life balance 

Responsibilities:

  • Advise on and assist with capital market transactions and investment matters across various areas (credit, private equity, structured finance, bankruptcy, and derivatives)
  • Assist with general corporate and transactional matters, including reviewing, drafting, and negotiating domestic and international agreements of all types (confidentiality agreements, engagement letters, vendor agreements, trading documentation and derivative confirmations, resolutions, operating agreements, and other corporate documents)
  • Provide counsel on the day-to-day operations of the legal and compliance department globally
  • This hire should expect responsibility to increase within transactional matters as he/she reaches the appropriate level of experience

Qualifications:

  • JD required 
  • Ideally seeking a 3rd/4th/5th year associate from a law firm, financial institution, or alternative asset manager;
  • In-house experience (including via secondment or internship) is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating financing documents (credit agreements, bond indentures and warehouse financings); experience with derivatives, prime brokerage and/or securities lending is advantageous 

Job Reference #1698

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