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Transactions Attorney
Ref No.: 18-03688
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 110,000.00 - 130,000.00 /Year
Our client is seeking an attorney to join its team. This person will report to a Managing Director in the Legal Group and will work on a wide variety of matters, with a focus on transactional and investment work. In addition to strong structuring, negotiating, contract interpretation and other core legal skills, the ideal candidate will have a financial background and an understanding of credit issues, bankruptcy and restructuring.
This position presents an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment on challenging legal matters while being involved in a growing and entrepreneurial business.
The position is in the firm's New York Office.
 
Specific Responsibilities Include
  • Identify, analyze and communicate key issues to evaluate potential investments
  • Provide legal advice and counseling in connection with monitoring existing investments, including special-situations and restructuring analysis
  • Structure, negotiate and close transactions; including debt financings, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, partnerships
  • Conduct operational, financial and legal due diligence
 
Skills & Experience Required
  • Juris Doctor from accredited law school
  • NY Bar preferred
  • 0-3 years of practical experience at top law firm or in-house experience
  • Strong problem solving skills and a demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and critically analyze various issues associated with sophisticated investment arrangements and transactions
  • The ideal candidate must be practical and possess sound judgment and self-confidence and be willing to find a practical solution to business and legal questions
  • Ability to work diligently in an environment of short deadlines with accuracy and efficiency
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work closely with senior management