Legal & Compliance Associate

New York, NY

Job Reference #1817

Our client, a growing advisory and banking business is looking for an Associate in the Legal and Compliance Department to provide support and advise the firm’s Global Advisory business. This person will be working closely with the Deputy General Counsel and other key members of the legal and compliance team.

Key Points

  • This is a unique opportunity for someone young in their career to touch on all aspects of the legal and compliance program, while also having exposure to senior management
  • Firm is very stable and has been around for over 30 years  
  • Great quality of life  
  • Position is open due to their continued growth and will have the ability to make an impact on the overall business 


  • Draft and review confidentiality agreements, client engagement letters, vendor agreements and HR agreements; assist with the review and preparation of fairness opinions and related disclosures
  • Coordinate with investment banking personnel and other administrative support members, addressing legal questions and issues as they arise; draft and review legal disclaimers and non-reliance letters
  • Assist with preparing bankruptcy retention, other similar filings, and disclosures; assist in contact negotiations
  • Conduct legal research as needed; respond to litigation-related document production requests; prepare board resolutions and other corporate governance materials


  • 1 – 2 years of relevant experience as a junior attorney, JD is required; proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Strong communication skills and time management skills; ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Must be able meet multiple deadlines in a high-pressure environment with limited supervision; team-oriented mindset as this person will be dealing with highly confidential business maters
  • GPA requirement: 3.2 or above