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The following are a selection of our current opportunities. For more information and a complete list of searches we are conducting, please contact us to speak directly with a recruiter.

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
New York, Chicago, Atlanta, or Scottsdale
One of the largest privately-held insurance groups in the U.S. seeks a General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to oversee all legal and compliance matters and staff. Approximately half the time will be spent as the strategic legal manager for all of the general corporate, governance, compliance and insurance legal issues, though deep expertise in insurance law is not required given the legal team already in place. The other half of the time will be dedicated to launching, building out and managing a private equity fund, including involvement with actual investments. The candidate must be highly enthusiastic, passionate, entrepreneurial, and motivated, and possess a strong desire to build. The candidate must have at least eight years’ experience in general corporate legal practice and must have post law firm experience with a: private equity firm; investment advisor; venture capital firm; hedge fund; or banking or other financial institution. Property and casualty insurance experience is a plus but not required. This company will only consider candidates with a JD from one of these top tier law schools: Columbia; Cornell; Duke; Georgetown; Harvard; New York University; University of Chicago; University of Pennsylvania; University of Virginia, Stanford; Yale. Others will not be considered. The compensation will be highly competitive and the lifestyle will be quite reasonable. The position ideally sits in New York, but could sit in Chicago, Atlanta, or Scottsdale. Interested candidates should contact Megan Gordon at mgordon@glslsg.com 

Top Fintech Company Seeks Counsel
New York City
We are the exclusive recruiters for a high energy, dynamic public Fintech trading platform seeking an attorney with 3+ years of experience to join its legal and compliance team in New York City. The position reports to the Assistant General Counsel and will work closely with other members of the Company’s 11-member legal and compliance team. In this role, you will draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements with participants on its platform, vendors and suppliers; assist with applications to foreign regulators to approve the use of the platform; and assist with compliance and general corporate matters. Ideal candidates will have experience with commercial contracts and licensing as well as knowledge of or experience with technology or financial services; however, candidates without this experience or knowledge who have excellent credentials and are eager to work in these areas are encouraged to apply. This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with a cooperative “all hands on deck” culture, but also have a healthy work/life balance. Hours are typically 9-6. Compensation will be in the mid $100s all in. If interested, please contact Rob Magill at rmagill@glslsg.com.

Deal Counsel for Middle East Sovereign Wealth Fund
Saudi Arabia
We are the exclusive US recruiters for a sovereign wealth fund located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. They are looking to hire US and UK trained M&A or Private Equity transactional attorneys with at least 4 years of experience to join their growing international transactions team. The fund has over $225B in assets and is already investing heavily in the US and European markets and will continue to do so. This is a phenomenal opportunity to move abroad and work at a stable and growing fund in a deal-centric environment on international investments while traveling internationally. Compensation will be highly competitive and there will be a very generous relocation package. If interested, please contact Jolie Steppe at jsteppe@glslsg.com.  

Mutual Funds In-house Counsel
Austin, TX
A global investment manager with over $500B AUM is seeking a mutual funds counsel with at least 3 years of experience. Based in the firm’s global headquarters in Austin, TX, the Counsel will assist with day-to-day corporate legal needs of the investment adviser in connection with their mutual funds business, including federal, state and international securities law analysis and compliance. This position will report to the Vice President and Counsel supporting US and Canadian fund products. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years registered fund 40 Act experience in a top-tier law firm, fund, investment advisor, or financial intermediary. Compensation will be in the mid $200s all in. A relocation package is available. If interested, please contact Jolie Steppe at jsteppe@glslsg.com.

Associate Counsel for Prestigious Cable and Satellite Network
New York City
A well-known and prestigious cable and satellite network seeks an experienced transactional attorney for a counsel position in their domestic distribution group’s legal department. This attorney will be responsible for negotiating and drafting distribution agreements with both traditional cable providers, as well as across all digital platforms. The candidate must have at least 4 years of transactional experience, particularly with leading complex deals, drafting and negotiating, some of which must be at a top law firm. Collegial environment, hours are typically 9:30-6:30 and compensation is competitive for the entertainment/media industry. If interested, please contact Jolie Steppe at jsteppe@glslsg.com.

Partner Opportunity at Top Firm
New York City
New York based law firm with an outstanding national Real Estate department seeks partner to take a major role in the practice. Firm represents clients across all disciplines of Real Estate. Strong legal and client relationship skills are a must. If interested, please contact Jon Truster at jtruster@glslsg.com.

Multiple Opportunities at Premier Hedge Fund:
New York City

Institutional Funds Attorney 
Our client, a highly prestigious US hedge fund with an outstanding reputation, seeks a very seasoned, extremely well-credentialed asset management attorney with a minimum of 5+ years’ relevant experience to join its midtown office. The successful candidate will be heavily involved in the Fund’s fast growing institutional asset management business. Core responsibilities include extensive interaction with the Fund’s institutional investors – e.g. pension funds, endowment funds, state governments, etc. – in developing new investment products, drafting and reviewing offering documents and investment management agreements, and negotiating with prospective clients and investors. The ideal candidate has solid experience representing institutional investors in separately managed accounts and a true understanding of the applicable laws and regulations, including the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act, and ERISA. If interested, please contact Susan Kurz Snyder c/o Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com.
 
Investment Management/Compliance/Legal
Our client, a renowned buy side investment management company, seeks a superstar attorney to work closely with the firm's compliance professionals and Chief Compliance Officer. Responsibilities will include advising the firm's business managers on securities laws and regulatory requirements and general sales & trading advisory work. The position is a legal role within the firm's Compliance Group. Candidates must have 2+ years of relevant experience at an asset management firm, investment adviser, hedge fund manager, and/or top law firm, including some exposure to sales and trading issues. Applicants MUST have excellent academics, top credentials and experience at a leading law firm. Knowledge of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and/or the Commodities Exchange Act is a strong plus. This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a collegial, sophisticated, fast paced and innovative environment that values creativity, thoughtful problem-solving, and attention to detail. Hours are significantly more predictable than BigLaw. If interested, please contact Susan Kurz Snyder c/o Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com.

Top Tier Law Firms
New York City
Major domestic and international firms are looking for well-credentialed junior and mid-level associates with experience in capital markets, M&A/private equity, asset management, litigation, broker-dealer and intellectual property. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com.

Major Financial Institution
New York City
Chief Compliance and Senior Compliance Officer positions are available. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at sforrest@glslsg.com.

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