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Corporate - General Attorney / Corporate - Private Equity Attorney / Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets Attorney in New York City, NY

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 11, 2021

Posted on

Apr 09, 2021

Years of Experience

4-6 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Corporate >> Corporate - Private Equity
Corporate >> Corporate - Securities and Capital Markets
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Senior Associate & Counsel
Duties: Providing legal advice on a wide range of legal, business and corporate issues relating to the activities of portfolio companies, particularly within North America. Supporting in connection with its acquisition and divestiture activities, including the preparation of transaction documents, management of legal due diligence, development of investment structures and facilitation of fundraising activities (including the formation of investment consortia and co-investment arrangements). Assisting with corporate financings, inter-company reorganizations and executive projects. Preparing and reviewing agreements, instruments and other documentation, including early-stage transaction documentation (such as confidentiality agreements, memoranda of understanding and related term sheets), shareholder and other governance agreements, credit agreements and other legal documents, and working with the transaction teams to operationalize the same. Assisting in developing and implementing legal policies, processes, and standards, including risk management strategies, corporate policies and compliance programs.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from a top tier law school, with a demonstrated high-level of academic achievement, and membership in good standing with the New York state bar, is required. 4-6 years of legal experience practicing in a top tier international law firm, with a focus on executing complex private equity transactions, preferably with exposure to public mergers and acquisitions, shareholder and governance agreements, and general corporate and securities matters. Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. legal framework; some demonstrated experience with international legal systems would be considered an asset, but is not a prerequisite. Demonstrated ability to provide practical, business-oriented legal advice and recommendations. Strong communication skills; ability to present clear and practical legal arguments. Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, global environment and to adapt quickly to changing priorities. Highly self-motivated and proactive; eager to take ownership over work product and able to advance work independently. Team-oriented; demonstrates a commitment to shared success. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop collaborative relationships at all levels in the organization. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills combined with attention to detail and thoroughness. Excellent organizational skills and capability to effectively manage priorities while meeting timelines.

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