Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP IM Private Equity Funds & Transactions (Alt.Track) in New York, New York

Ref. No.:2057Job Title:IM Private Equity Funds & Transactions (Alt.Track)
Office: New York
Department: Investment Management - Private Equity Funds
Posted Date:04/16/2018
Job Type:Associate

Job Description:
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms, seeks to hire a highly qualified alternative track associate with comparable law firm experience to join our Investment Management Practice in the New York office.
Practice Description:
The Morgan Lewis Investment Management Practice represents a wide range of private equity fund managers and institutional investors located throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. We represent all types of domestic and off-shore private equity funds and other alternative funds across a broad range of investment and financing strategies, including secondary funds, customized and captive funds, crossover funds, hybrid hedge/private equity funds, and funds of funds, as well as many of the largest and most active institutional investors. We advise on all major issues that managers face at every stage of their development including those relating to startups, spin-outs, mergers and acquisitions, employment, immigration and intellectual property and advise our clients in virtually every major global tax jurisdiction.
Practice Facts and Rankings:
-- Advised more than 750 global private investment fund managers, broker dealers, and other asset managers, many of which manage assets greater than $10 billion.
-- Our client list includes many of the world's largest private fund managers and more than 70 institutional investors.
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Job Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have three to four years' experience with M&A, private fund, and private equity transactional matters. This is a great opportunity for an M&A lawyer looking to retool into the Investment Management space. The responsibilities of the position primarily include work on secondary transactions, including reviewing purchase and sale agreements, transfer agreements, co-investments, and client management. Additional responsibilities will include assisting with investments by institutional investors in private funds and co-investments, as well as the formation of global investment funds. Candidates must possess excellent academic credentials as well as strong organization, drafting, communication, and analytical skills.
We assign high-quality, interesting work to our alternative track associates as we do other associates and apply our same high expectations for excellence. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. New York bar membership is required.
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