Associate - In House Legal Opportunity

  • Base salary, bonus and excellent benefits
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • The Forum Group
  • 22 Sep 16

Our client, a preeminent, global financial services firm, seeks to add an attorney to cover it's Multi-Asset / Private Wealth business.

Responsibilities:
The attorney will work on a variety of Multi-Asset Investing and Private Wealth matters in coordination with all business line legal teams, primarily with regards to the distribution of  funds.
Primary job responsibilities will include:
• Negotiation of placement and distribution agreements;
• Coordination with Multi-Asset Investing and Private Wealth Management and business line legal teams around the on-boarding and diligence related to new and existing distribution partners, both in the US and abroad; and
• Supporting various other matters related to the Multi-Asset Investing and Private Wealth Management business as required.
Qualifications:
The Firm seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The successful candidate should have:
• at least 3-5 years’ directly related legal experience in private practice or in-house with a wealth management or fun