Job Details

Senior Corporate MA/Private Equity Lawyer

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 30,2019

Valid Through

Dec 13,2019

Posted on

Feb 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
Corporate >> Corporate - Private Equity
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Profile

Senior Corporate M&A/Private Equity Lawyer
Duties: Oversee multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional legal teams w/ regards to domestic and cross-border public and private Mergers and Acquisitions (MandA) transactions involving strategic acquirers and financial sponsors from the U.S., U.K., E.U. and Australia, including mergers, joint ventures, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, carve-out transactions, initial public offerings, minority investments, refinancings, recapitalizations and corporate restructurings. Advise U.S., U.K., E.U. and Australian clients, including corporations, private funds, investment banks and boards of directors on contested MandA transactions, acquisition planning and takeover preparedness. Advise clients on actual and potential obligations under the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the Australian Corporations Act 2001 (Cth). Advise on corporate governance, capitalization and equity issues, securities laws compliance, and general corporate, compliance and corporate secretarial matters. Draft, negotiate, review and finalize transaction agreements, including merger agreements, plans of mergers, and schemes of arrangement, stock and asset purchase agreements, shareholder agreements and joint venture agreements, transition services agreements, equity conversion documentation including rollovers and redemptions, collateral/security agreements, spin-off arrangements, change of control arrangements and internal reorganization documentation. Draft, review and finalize debt/equity instruments, including stock certificates, unit certificates, promissory notes and warrants. Oversee employee/benefits arrangements and agreements including director and officer arrangements, stock options and other equity awards, incentive plans and insurance. Supervise due diligence investigations and reports and oversee filing of compliance documents, including corporate formation documents and antitrust filings.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree with 2+ years of exp in position offered or as Associate. Must be admitted to NY State Bar. Must have involved overseeing multi-disciplinary and multi-jurisdictional legal teams wtih regards to domestic and cross-border public and private MandA transactions involving strategic acquirers and financial sponsors from the U.S., U.K., E.U. and Australia, including mergers, joint ventures, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, leveraged buyouts, carve-out transactions, initial public offerings, minority investments, refinancings, recapitalizations and corporate restructurings; advising U.S., U.K., E.U. and Australian clients, including corporations, private funds, investment banks, and boards of directors, on contested MandA transactions, acquisition planning and takeover preparedness; advising on actual and potential obligations under the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the Australian Corporations Act 2001 (Cth); and overseeing employee/benefits arrangements and agreements including director and officer arrangements, stock options, incentive plans and insurance.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
One New York Plaza
New York City, NY 10004

Review:

"Best Firm Ever"

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Keep your schedule open and do whatever you can to dedicate you time to this firm. They will make sure it's worth your time.

Pros : I've only been working with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson for a year, but I can say that they are the best group of people in law that I've ever met.
Cons : The workload can be difficult at times and you will occasionally be asked to do overtime, but it's certainly worth it.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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