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The following are a selection of our current opportunities. For more information and a complete list of searches we are conducting, please contact us to speak directly with a recruiter.

Chief Legal Officer
Boston
We are working on an exclusive search for Chief Legal Officer for an innovative, not-for-profit biomedical organization in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The institution’s stellar talent includes scientists, software engineers, computational biologists, and students, as well as researchers from partner institutions, who together create an interdisciplinary environment that unleashes scientific creativity to pursue ground-breaking projects. The CLO will be a member of the leadership team and direct legal operations including risk management, corporate governance, human resources, real estate, IT, technology commercialization efforts, strategic transactions, intellectual property, alliance management, dispute resolution, conflict of interest, and data privacy. The ideal candidate will have 15+ years of broad experience; expertise in biotech, pharma, academia or not-for-profit is a significant plus. Stellar academic credentials are a must. This candidate should be mission-driven, forward-thinking and enthusiastic about the work of the organization. Competitive compensation for a not-for-profit institution and a relocation package will be offered. If interested, please contact Megan Gordon at mgordon@glslsg.com.

Multiple Opportunities at Leading NYC-Based Tech Investment Group
New York City

Senior Admin/Operations Role
Our client, a leading NYC-based global investment group that focuses exclusively on Internet-related companies, seeks a corporate attorney who also has administrative and operational experience. This position will sit in New York City and report to the COO. Ideal candidates will have 5+ years’ experience as a corporate lawyer and at least 2+ years’ experience with firm administration and operations, including: policies and procedures; billing; outside vendors; human resources; compliance; and other operational matters. Applicants must have excellent academics. This is a unique opportunity to participate in legal, administrative and operational roles in an energetic, fast-paced work environment that rewards innovative thinking, strong business judgment and the ability to bring tasks to completion in a timely manner. This is not a lifestyle role per se, but the hours are predictable and manageable. Compensation is competitive. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com
 
Institutional Funds Attorney 
Our client, a leading NYC-based global investment group that exclusively focuses on Internet-related companies, seeks a well credentialed Private Equity/Venture Capital transactional attorney with 4+ years of relevant experience. This attorney will assist the General Counsel and two other senior attorneys with legal, compliance and regulatory matters globally. Key responsibilities include: managing outside counsel; drafting and overseeing internal legal matters, including compliance and dealing with institutional sensitivities; supporting the day-to-day operations of the investment complex. This attorney will also prepare, negotiate and draft transactional documents including term sheets, securities purchase documentation and investment fund agreements for the client and its affiliated funds. Ideal candidates will have Private Equity or Venture Capital transactional experience. Investing in China, cross-border, securities law, general corporate or fund formation experience is a plus. Applicants must have excellent academics and experience from a leading law firm. This is a unique opportunity to participate in an energetic, fast-paced work environment that rewards innovative thinking, strong business judgment and the ability to bring tasks to completion in a timely manner. This is not a lifestyle role, per se, but the hours are significantly more predictable than BigLaw. Compensation is competitive. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com

Associate General Counsel for Exciting Real Estate Investment Management Company
New York, Maryland or Virginia
We are working on an exclusive search for an elite, private, commercial real estate investment and management firm with an international portfolio of assets valued close to $8 billion. The right candidate will have practiced for at least 6 years and have significant transactional deal experience including: M&A; joint ventures; private equity; venture capital. Corporate governance and private equity offerings experience are a plus. This position will report directly up to the GC and be the only attorney based in NY, although the position could also sit in Virginia or Maryland. There will be tremendous autonomy, significant responsibility, outstanding visibility within the company and an attractive compensation package. Those who are motivated, interested in learning and committed to developing professionally will thrive here. This is a unique opportunity for a real “deal junkie” to be part of a small legal department in a growing and very robust company. If interested, please contact Amanda Ragusa at aragusa@glslsg.com.

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
New York, Chicago, Atlanta or Scottsdale
One of the largest privately-held insurance groups in the U.S. seeks a General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to oversee all legal and compliance matters and staff. Approximately half the time will be spent as the strategic legal manager for all of the general corporate, governance, compliance and insurance legal issues, though deep expertise in insurance law is not required given the legal team already in place. The other half of the time will be dedicated to launching, building out and managing a private equity fund, including involvement with actual investments. The candidate must be highly enthusiastic, passionate, entrepreneurial, and motivated, and possess a strong desire to build. The candidate must have at least eight years’ experience in general corporate legal practice and must have post law firm experience with a: private equity firm; investment advisor; venture capital firm; hedge fund; or banking or other financial institution. Property and casualty insurance experience is a plus but not required. This company will only consider candidates with a JD from one of these top tier law schools: Columbia; Cornell; Duke; Georgetown; Harvard; New York University; University of Chicago; University of Pennsylvania; University of Virginia, Stanford; Yale. Others will not be considered. The compensation will be highly competitive and the lifestyle will be quite reasonable. The position ideally sits in New York, but could sit in Chicago, Atlanta, or Scottsdale. Interested candidates should contact Megan Gordon at mgordon@glslsg.com 

Associate Counsel for Prestigious Cable and Satellite Network
New York City
A well-known and prestigious cable and satellite network seeks an experienced transactional attorney for a counsel position in their domestic distribution group’s legal department. This attorney will be responsible for negotiating and drafting distribution agreements with both traditional cable providers, as well as across all digital platforms. The candidate must have at least 4 years of transactional experience, particularly with leading complex deals, drafting and negotiating, some of which must be at a top law firm. Collegial environment, hours are typically 9:30-6:30 and compensation is competitive for the entertainment/media industry. If interested, please contact Jolie Steppe at jsteppe@glslsg.com.

Partner Opportunity at Top Firm
New York City
New York based law firm with an outstanding national Real Estate department seeks partner to take a major role in the practice. Firm represents clients across all disciplines of Real Estate. Strong legal and client relationship skills are a must. If interested, please contact Jon Truster at jtruster@glslsg.com.

Multiple Opportunities at Premier Hedge Fund:
New York City

Institutional Funds Attorney 
Our client, a highly prestigious US hedge fund with an outstanding reputation, seeks a very seasoned, extremely well-credentialed asset management attorney with a minimum of 5+ years’ relevant experience to join its midtown office. The successful candidate will be heavily involved in the Fund’s fast growing institutional asset management business. Core responsibilities include extensive interaction with the Fund’s institutional investors – e.g. pension funds, endowment funds, state governments, etc. – in developing new investment products, drafting and reviewing offering documents and investment management agreements, and negotiating with prospective clients and investors. The ideal candidate has solid experience representing institutional investors in separately managed accounts and a true understanding of the applicable laws and regulations, including the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act, and ERISA. If interested, please contact Susan Kurz Snyder c/o Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com.
 
Investment Management/Compliance/Legal
Our client, a renowned buy side investment management company, seeks a superstar attorney to work closely with the firm's compliance professionals and Chief Compliance Officer. Responsibilities will include advising the firm's business managers on securities laws and regulatory requirements and general sales & trading advisory work. The position is a legal role within the firm's Compliance Group. Candidates must have 2+ years of relevant experience at an asset management firm, investment adviser, hedge fund manager, and/or top law firm, including some exposure to sales and trading issues. Applicants MUST have excellent academics, top credentials and experience at a leading law firm. Knowledge of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and/or the Commodities Exchange Act is a strong plus. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a collegial, sophisticated, fast paced and innovative environment that values creativity, thoughtful problem-solving, and attention to detail. Hours are significantly more predictable than BigLaw. If interested, please contact Susan Kurz Snyder c/o Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com.

Top Tier Law Firms
New York City
Major domestic and international firms are looking for well-credentialed junior and mid-level associates with experience in capital markets, M&A/private equity, asset management, litigation, broker-dealer and intellectual property. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com.

Major Financial Institution
New York City
Chief Compliance and Senior Compliance Officer positions are available. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com.

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