Asset Manager

Legal Associate, New York, NY

Legal Associate (New York, NY): Our client, a $30B+ asset manager based in NYC, is looking to bring on a talented legal professional to join their global Legal & Compliance team.  This is a newly created role due to the continued growth of the business and will be focused on the oversight of all legal and regulatory matters for the firm globally.    

Key Points:

  • Firm is doing well and entering a number of new markets  
  • Company has stable assets and has very little turnover 
  • Organization boasts an impressive staff of highly educated, collaborative, and team-oriented individuals 
  • Position reports directly into the firm’s GC/CCO
  • Legal and compliance team has been growing steadily to meet the demands of the business while maintaining a strong quality of life 


  • Assist with the legal structuring and oversight of fund formation 
  • Assist with project management and oversight of outside counsel engagements
  • Draft and negotiate contracts, side letters, research and advisory contracts, and other relevant legal agreements
  • Assist with ad-hoc legal and compliance projects as needed, such as compliance filings


  • 2 – 3 years of experience at within the Securities/Investment Management/Private Funds group of a law firm 
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and critical thinking skills; strong work ethic and project management abilities 
  • Excellent writing and communication skills; comfortable working autonomously 
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude; ability to multi- task effectively

Job Reference #1697

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