Legal Counsel - Structured Products

New York Permanent
  • Exciting opportunity to join Legal team of Broker-Dealer
  • Role will focus on securitizations, CLOs and Structured Products

About Our Client

Fixed income Broker-Dealer.

Job Description

Role will report directly to the General Counsel and will handle the following:

  • Participation on Transaction Review Committee; review and negotiate engagement letters
  • Primary support for CLO deal team on approved transactions (manage external counsel, etc) and on RMBS transactions, some review of diligence files
  • Review term sheets & offering documents, note purchase agreements, placement agreements on transactions (144 A deals)
  • Provide legal support to loan trading business, specifically the negotiation of referral agreements and future development of loan trading capabilities
  • Provide oversight when needed to the Associate Counsel's negotiation of confidentiality agreements relating to loan trading business
  • Track regulatory developments/litigation/new legal issues having an effect on mortgage business

The Successful Applicant

  • JD from top law school with excellent academic credentials and GPA
  • Admitted to NY State Bar
  • 5+ years of experience, gained at a top law firm, handling financial services CLOs, securitizations and RMBS mortgage transactions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits
  • Work/life balance
  • Hybrid role (3-4 days in-office)
Jennifer Pettigrew
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