Ref No.: 18-05189
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 300,000.00 - 400,000.00 /Year
A global financial services firm is seeking an experienced 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 must 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 located in the firm's New York Office.
Specific Responsibilities Include
  • Identifying, analyzing and communicating key issues to assist in the evaluation of potential credit investments
  • Providing legal advice and counseling in connection with monitoring existing investments, including special-situations and restructurings
  • Structuring and negotiating a variety of transactions including, but not limited to, debt financings, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures
Skills & Experience Required
  • Juris Doctor from accredited law school
  • 10-15 years finance industry experience
  • Intimate familiarity with credit documentation including, but not limited to, credit agreements, bond indentures and intercreditor agreements
  • Strong problem solving skills and a demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently and critically analyze various issues associated with sophisticated investment arrangements and debt transactions
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills