VP of Legal - Venture Capital

New York Permanent USD300,000 - USD550,000
  • Exciting opportunity to join Investment Bank's family office arm
  • Advise on early stage investments, including VC funds

About Our Client

Investment Bank.

Job Description

The VP of Legal will assist with investments including early-stage venture capital investments and investments in venture funds. This role will provide legal guidance and support to the firm on a broad array of venture capital and investment management-related legal initiatives, and will advise both investment and non-investment professionals on matters such as deal documents, due diligence, contractual restrictions, and securities laws among others. 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 OR CA State Bar
  • 3-8 years of directly related legal experience in a law firm (VC Practice) or at a top tier venture capital fund
  • Experience representing emerging growth companies and venture capital firms in early-stage venture capital investments and other transactions
  • Strong understanding of VC investments and legal structures
  • Experience in formation and/or operation of investment funds is a plus
  • Strong project management and analytical skills are a must, as are strong communications skills (oral and written)
  • Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent quick turnarounds
  • Meticulous documentation, record retention, organizational skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits
  • Working locations in NYC, San Francisco or Miami (3 days in office, 2 days WFH)
  • Co-investment opportunities
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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