Senior Counsel Director, Private Equity

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Company Thrivent Location Minneapolis, MN, United States



Min 7 yrs required



Oct 14, 2022

Jul 01, 2022


Senior Counsel Director, Private Equity
Responsibilities: Provide legal support and practical advice related to General Account investments, primarily private equity investments (equity and mezzanine co-investments and fund investments). Manage various aspects of transactions, including reviewing and negotiating documentation (such as subscription agreements, side letters, fund agreements, note purchase agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.), closings, amendments and waivers, restructurings and workouts, corporate actions, and similar. Engage and oversee outside counsel; serve as liaison between outside counsel and the business teams. Work independently on significant and time-sensitive matters. Communicate with and counsel all levels of the company including senior management. Build and maintain collaborative internal and external working relationships with in-house colleagues, outside experts and various teams of investment professionals, including by providing timely, thoughtful recommendations that account for both the legal and the business necessities of a given transaction. Communicate effectively with company personnel to ensure they are aware of and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Provide education and training as necessary. Able to articulate complex concepts in an easily understandable manner. Anticipate and guard against new or developing legal risks facing the company. Provide proactive advice, guidance and strategy regarding legal matters as assigned. Maintain external industry relationships and continued development of expertise in this practice area.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Juris Doctorate, member of the bar. Licensed to practice in any U.S. jurisdiction (however, if hired, required to waive in to or pass the Minnesota Bar). Should have 7+ years of relevant, high-quality legal experience. Must have worked in a law firm environment and worked on matters related to private investments, particularly representing sponsors in the formation of funds or other clients in private equity-related matters. Experience with equity co-investments and private equity fund investments from an investor’s perspective is a plus. Financial regulatory experience (insurance &/or securities preferred). Substantive knowledge of and experience working in one or more of the private equity, mergers & acquisitions, corporate transactional, capital markets, venture capital, investment funds, derivatives, securities laws related to investments, bankruptcy and restructuring, private placements. Demonstrated deep subject matter expertise in one or more relevant areas of regulation and law. Willingness to learn new subject matters and collaborate with legal and business teams in this quick-moving, often-evolving work.

Additional info

Requisition ID: REQ-30653

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
625 Fourth Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1624

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