Associate Legal Counsel - Mutual Funds

New York Permanent
  • Exciting opportunity to join Investment Management client as an Attorney
  • Role will be focused on legal matters surrounding client's mutual funds arm

About Our Client

Investment Management firm.

Job Description

  • Draft documentation for amendments, withdrawals, mergers, and dissolutions of mutual fund series and corporate entities
  • Draft contracts and agreements for mutual funds and corporate entities
  • Draft and review Mutual Fund Registration statements, supplements to prospectuses, and related Securities Act and XBRL filings via a prospectus content management system
  • Provide advice on SEC and FINRA requirements
  • Organize and maintain fund related electronic filings
  • Work on corporate governance legal matters

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from top law school
  • Strong academic record with a preferred GPA of minimum 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • NY State Bar Admission
  • 2-4 years of experience as a practicing attorney at a law firm or in-house working with Mutual Funds
  • Experience with corporate governance a plus
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple priorities at any given moment
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written with strong follow-up
  • Position requires the ability to work well independently and as part of a team, under pressure, and to demonstrate resourcefulness in problem solving
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Work/life balance
  • Bonus
  • Benefits
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