In-House Corporate Counsel, VP

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New York, NY
$180,000 - $200,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Juris Doctorate
Jun 19, 2017
Job ID
VP, In-House Corporate Council

Position Description

  • Attorney will support  North American investment management business, providing legal advice and consultation on a variety of issues relating to Institutional businesses responsibilities
  • Providing legal advice and consultation, focusing on a variety of legal issues relating to investment vehicles and asset management services
  • Drafting and negotiating investment management agreements, guidelines and other agreements with clients, financial institutions, consultants, plan fiduciaries and investment advisers
  • Managing a variety of projects and relationships with various legal and compliance colleagues and internal business clients throughout the firm
  • Researching and advising on contractual, securities law, banking law, trading and portfolio management issues
  • Updating disclosure documents


  • Candidates must have a J.D. with superior academic credentials from a nationally-recognized law school and three to six years' experience as a lawyer in a major law firm or in the legal department of a leading financial services organization
  • Candidates should have some experience with the U.S. Federal securities laws (preferably the Investment Advisers Act and/or the Investment Company Act) and/or general U.S. corporate law
  • Candidates should have some experience with negotiating investment management or similar agreements with institutional investors
  • Candidates must have exceptional analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates must have strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Candidates must be able to work effectively both independently and as a member of team, in a demanding, fast-paced, global environment
  • Candidates must have the ability and desire to develop expertise in new or unfamiliar areas of law
  • Candidates must be able to work efficiently on multiple tasks and projects concurrently while responding promptly to inquiries from colleagues and internal clients located in multiple time zones
  • Candidates must maintain the highest standards of professionalism and must pay careful attention to detail
  • Familiarity with OCC Regulation 9 and other banking law applicable to investment managers is helpful but not required
  • Familiarity with ERISA’s prohibited transaction rules and other provisions applicable to investment managers is helpful but not required
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
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