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Associate Counsel, Corporate Finance

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3-5 yrs required


Cleveland, OH

Date Last Verified

Feb 13,2018

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Jan 24,2018
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Corporate >> Corporate - General
Finance >> Finance - General
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Associate Counsel, Corporate Finance Duties: Provide legal advice to management and staff related to investment banking transactions. Draft, review and negotiate various agreements relating to investment banking activities (including underwriting agreements, M&A engagement letters, fairness opinions, commitment letters, confidentiality agreements). Assist in the identification, escalation and resolution of potential conflicts of interest and reputational issues. Advise and assist in the recommendation, implementation and maintenance of policies and procedures relevant to investment banking business. Perform legal research and provide summaries of findings as required or assigned. Periodically update standard form documentation in response to business requirements and regulatory and market developments. Provide legal updates to co-workers regarding areas of expertise. Develop and maintain strong collaborative relationships with internal clients and Law Group colleagues responsible for covering other functional areas.

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Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, JD Degree. Must be a member in good standing of Ohio or New York Bar. 3-5 years’ minimum relevant experience working at a large corporate law firm. Strong general corporate background with relevant experience in corporate and securities law, including the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Strong understanding of legal and transactional issues related to equity and fixed income securities offerings and M&A transactions. Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills. Ability to find balanced solutions that support business objectives while mitigating attendant risks. Preferred: In-house legal experience with large financial services institutions a plus. Experience with corporate lending transactions. Working knowledge of FINRA rules governing investment banking transactions. Familiarity with broker-dealer regulation.

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Job ID: 26920BR

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Hiring Coordinator
800 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114

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