Legal Associate

New York, NY

Job Reference #1819

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 works closely with a tight knit team
  • Firm is huge on DEI initiatives; this new hire will sit on a team comprised of all females
  • Legal and compliance team has been growing steadily to meet the demands of the business while maintaining a strong quality of life

Responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications

  • 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