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Corporate Counsel

Company name

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife

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Years of Experience

Min 9 yrs required


Morristown, NJ

Posted on

Mar 12,2018
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
Corporate >> Corporate - Investment Company Act
Corporate >> Corporate - Private Equity
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Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Serve as senior most BHF Investments counsel on all aspects of GA management ($80B) + input on additional separate account investments of $150B AUM.. Advise, review, negotiate, and oversee IMAs with 3 rd party Asset Managers, including reviewing investment management strategy. Comfortable playing a lead part on the strategic leadership team for newly independent company; high visibility and broad partnership. Advise PMs on broad array of investment opportunities across all asset classes and structures Secure appropriate legal protections for co assets (hedging/ derivatives). Reviewing and negotiating agreements, including private equity, private funds, private debt or mortgages, and derivatives holdings. Review and ensure compliance with account guidelines. Monitor and advise on regulatory, market developments. Oversee outside counsel.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree, 9+ years relevant experience. Investments product expertise (from corporate bonds to p.e. and alternatives, structured products, derivatives, private placements and bank loans). Expertise in derivatives products, strategies, documentation. Experience overseeing third party IMAs and relationships. 40Act and/or Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy law experience highly preferred. Effective executive level communication and influencing skills. Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize issues. Business orientation; ability to weigh risks appropriately to drive towards decision. Creates partnerships and motivates people; Internal partnership and stakeholder mgmt. Adept in complex, rapidly evolving environments. Appropriate sense of urgency for investments environment.

Additional info

Requisition #: 263

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company - MetLife
10 Park Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

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