Legal Counsel - Fund Formation

New York, New York Permanent USD200,000 - USD240,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Exciting opportunity to join rapidly growing financial services firm
  • Hybrid working environment with 3-4 days in NYC office

About Our Client

Alternative investment manager.

Job Description

The Fund Formation Attorney will work with the General Counsel and other members of the legal team. The role is focused on representing private funds on legal, compliance and regulatory issues, mainly: capital raising, marketing, investor relations, fund formation and structuring, corporate transactional matters and contracts.

Main Responsibilities

  • Draft and negotiate a wide variety of agreements with internal and external clients, including: private fund offering materials, partnership agreements and other private fund legal documentation
  • Assist the legal team with regulatory matters, including regulatory filings
  • Manage outside counsel
  • Review marketing materials for SEC and FINRA compliance
  • Draft and review NDAs and other contracts

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from top law school with excellent academic credentials and GPA
  • Admitted to NY State Bar
  • 3-5 years of experience within the Fund Formation/Private Funds group of a top law firm
  • Strong knowledge of the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and FINRA regulations
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication skills

What's on Offer

  • Hybrid working environment
  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Equity
  • Unlimited PTO and parental leave
  • 100% employer paid dental, vision, telemedicine, and virtual mental health counseling
  • 401K match
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job Nature
Hybrid working