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.
Attorney, Prestigious Asset Manager
Jersey City, NJ
We have an exclusive search at a well-regarded asset manager located in Jersey City who is seeking an attorney with 2+ years’ experience to join the legal group that supports the investments team. This legal group of two attorneys and a paralegal supports the asset manager’s investments, portfolio managers, traders, financial products (equities, fixed income and derivatives) and operations. It is part of a larger 75 person legal department. This is a newly created position and reports to a fantastic, personable associate general counsel. The attorney must have either experience with general fund work and investment transactions or with derivatives, financial products, ISDA or sales and trading issues. Buy side experience preferred. The attorney will work on a broad array of matters, including day to day fund operations, confidentiality agreements, trading issues, ISDA, regulatory and special projects.
The hours are reasonable (8:30/9-6:30/7) and the compensation is in the mid $200s all in. The position will start after January 1st. If interested, please contact Jolie Steppe at email@example.com.
Counsel, Elite Endowment Fund
Greene-Levin-Snyder LLC is working with an elite endowment fund in Southern Connecticut. Our client is seeking a Counsel to join its legal team, supporting its $25 Billion dollar top performing investment portfolio. The prestigious endowment is known for ethical investments in emerging businesses as well as unconventional, innovative assets. Key qualifications include 2-6+ years’ experience in premier BigLaw, top academic credentials, and a practice focusing on investment management and private fund formation. In addition to fund formation, the attorney will be responsible for a broad range of legal support for all aspects of the endowment’s management as well as general financing and capital markets matters, funds administration, ethical investing and regulatory initiatives, investment of retirement plan assets and managing outside counsel. This is a rare and career building opportunity to move to a truly collaborative environment with a challenging, cutting edge, sophisticated practice. If interested, please contact Susan Stein at firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume and a brief paragraph of your qualifications.
New! CCO for U.S. Broker/Dealer, Global Financial Institution
New York City
Our client, a well-established international financial institution, seeks a CCO for its U.S. broker-dealer who will oversee all regulatory compliance and management matters for the business which includes investment banking, research, and wealth management. The CCO will work with a small team of US compliance professionals who regularly interface with the global compliance team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5+ years’ solid broker/dealer compliance experience with experience in trading, investment banking, sales practices, and infrastructure requirements preferred. Series 7 and 24 required. Hours are reasonable. Compensation is comprised of base salary and discretionary all cash bonus and will be commensurate with experience, though unlikely to exceed mid/high 300Ks. This is an outstanding opportunity to work with a stable and successful global financial institution in a position of broad responsibility. If interested, please contact Shirley Hedden at email@example.com.
Senior Technology Counsel, Prestigious Cable and Satellite Company
New York City
A well-known and prestigious cable and satellite network seeks a senior technology counsel. The attorney must have at least 3+ years of technology contract/transactional experience. Experience with media, streaming media and/or entertainment a plus. Primary responsibilities are to negotiate, draft, analyze, and participate in technology transactions related to the digital distribution of the company’s content, including cloud services deals, SaaS and IaaS deals, inbound licensing and outsourcing deals, as well as work with the global distribution business and legal affairs team on technology driven distribution arrangements with distributors. Collegial environment, hours are typically 9:30-6:30 and compensation is an approximate base of $180k and an 11% target bonus. If interested, please contact Jolie Steppe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Real Estate Attorney, Financial Services Start-Up Company
New York City
An entrepreneurial and collegial start-up financial services company in midtown seeks a commercial real estate attorney with a CMBS lending background, lender side strongly preferred, with 3+ years’ experience to serve as in-house counsel in its busy and growing CMBS group to work on CRE securitization deals. Primary job responsibilities will include: Answering rating analysts’ questions on structural features of loans and other RE related matters during rating process; reviewing asset write ups; reviewing ground leases; drafting riders for individual asset memos and front of presale reports for conduit/floaters/CLOs pertaining to property releases, extension options, future funding terms, PILOTs, TIFs, ground leases, condo regimes and other real estate-related issues. Additional responsibilities include: drafting loan overviews for single-asset/single-borrower (SASB) presale reports; reviewing assumption & defeasance transactions; understanding of market standard provisions with respect to intercreditors & co-lenders; contributing to brief thought pieces/research on occasional basis; coordinating with outside counsel on real estate matters that are reviewed externally; compiling RE doc review list for new multi-borrower transactions; and summarizing loan reserve accounts for top 15 loans for each multi-borrower transaction.
Hours are typically 9AM-7PM and the title is Associate Director. Compensation will include a base in the low $200Ks and at least a 25% target bonus. The bonus is discretionary, based on company, team and individual performance. This is a rare opportunity for a commercial real estate attorney to join a dynamic, yet balanced in-house legal team reporting to an amazing manager. If interested, please contact Jolie Steppe at email@example.com.
Business Associate, Managing General Insurance Underwriter
New York City
A managing general insurance underwriter that focuses on writing specialty property & casualty insurance and placing the risk with sponsoring insurance carriers is seeking a talented and ambitious attorney with 2-4+ years’ experience to join their Manhattan-based team. You will be responsible for managing inbound deal flow and assisting in the underwriting of transactional insurance solutions. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing industry and assess the risk embedded in M&A transactions from an insurance perspective.
The ideal candidate is a motivated and highly-focused self-starter with the ability to be organized and productive while handling multiple work streams. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and under the tight deadlines that are inherent to “deal time.” They are open to seeing candidates with any of the following skill sets: litigation (especially relating to insurance coverage and claims), M&A, lending, tax and IP. Previous business experience or a degree in business is strongly preferred.
Responsibilities include: managing incoming deal flow and evaluating each opportunity in the context of the underwriting thesis; reviewing and analyzing M&A due diligence to identify and assess the risks embedded in the target company; and collaborating with internal team, outside counsel, and clients throughout the underwriting process on new deals. Compensation: base in the mid $100Ks and cash bonus. Total compensation will not exceed $200K. Lifestyle: 9-6:30/7. This is an amazing opportunity to become part of the business-side at a rapidly growing company with major growth potential. If interested, please contact Jolie Steppe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attorney, Premier Boutique Litigation Practice
New York City
Our clients are the named partners of one of the most prestigious litigation boutiques in the city which focuses on appellate advocacy, white collar and regulatory defense, IP and entertainment, and commercial litigation. The firm’s clients are some of the biggest names in their industries and associates are given substantive, hands-on experience from day one in an environment with inspiring colleagues and a reasonable lifestyle. The firm has little attrition and has promoted to partnership from within. When associates have departed, they have done so to move to high calibre positions in public service or non-profits. Compensation is highly competitive for a boutique. If interested, please contact Alyssa Koerner at email@example.com.
Senior Employment Attorney
New York City
New! Rare & Exclusive Senior Employment Position. Outstanding opportunity for superstar employment lawyer to join top notch legal team at a prominent multinational bank. Responsibilities will include: counseling business lines and management on full range of employment law issues, handling employment litigation and internal investigations, drafting agreements and policies, and providing advice on matters ranging from immigration to hiring to benefit plans. Fast-paced, reasonable, predictable lifestyle. Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits and stable environment. The successful candidate will have extensive relevant experience, top academic and law firm credentials, superb oral/written communication skills, and good judgment. Ability to work effectively and independently with a wide range of legal and business professionals essential. In-house experience and financial institutions experience a major plus. This is a tremendous and unusual opportunity in the marketplace. If interested, please contact Susan Kurz Snyder c/o Cara Bernstein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VP, Policy Compliance Attorney
New York City
A global financial services company seeks a lawyer with 5+ years’ experience to join the policy and procedure team of the Compliance Department. Candidate will work with both the Compliance Department’s Regulatory Change team and related Business functions to develop policies and procedures which correctly reflect applicable regulatory requirements and domestic activities. Responsibilities include: analyzing existing policies and procedures for improvement; developing and managing policies and procedures; participating in policy-related management initiatives; and implementing best practices for policy and procedure governance. Experience drafting policies is desired. Compensation is competitive and lifestyle is reasonable. If interested, please contact Susan Kurz Snyder c/o Cara Bernstein at email@example.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, bank regulatory, litigation, broker-dealer, regulatory and intellectual property. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Major Financial Institution
New York City
Chief Compliance and Senior Compliance Officer positions are available. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at email@example.com.