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.
Senior Counsel Opportunity at Top Biotech Company
New York, NY or Boston, MA
Our client, a small, yet rapidly-growing, next-generation gene therapy biotech company, is looking to hire its second lawyer in the US to assist the General Counsel on all legal matters. Responsibilities of the Senior Corporate Counsel will include: providing day to day counseling and advice on corporate and securities law matters; securities filings, including annual and periodic reports; corporate governance; advising the Board of Directors, C-suite executives and finance teams; M&A and financing transactions; compliance; and all other legal matters. The ideal candidate will have at least 6 years of legal experience in public securities and filings on the issuer-side both at a firm and in-house, and will have industry experience which could include biotech, biomed, pharma, life sciences, FDA, or healthcare. Candidates without in-house and industry experience may be considered, but all candidates must have capital markets issuer-side experience. Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Hours are reasonable. While the position can sit in Boston, there is a strong preference for the attorney to sit in NY. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a newly public company at the ground floor and be an integral part of its growth. You will be part of a two-person legal team in the US with direct contact with the GC, Board and other executives. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at email@example.com.
GLS Exclusive: Elite Northeast University Seeks In-House Counsel
New Haven, CT
We are the exclusive recruiters for our client, an elite northeast university, looking to hire an in-house counsel for its preeminent endowment. The ideal candidate will have 2-6+ years’ of fund formation experience in BigLaw. Experience working with marketable asset classes and hedge funds is a plus, but our client will train and mentor the right candidate. Relocation is required if you are currently based in NYC. This role offers an opportunity to make a real difference in a collaborative environment with challenging, mission driven, cutting edge work. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leading Scientific Research/Tech Development Group Seeks First In-House Counsel
New York, NY
Our client, a leading scientific research and technological development mission-driven group in the field of computational biochemistry, seeks to hire its first in-house legal counsel. Responsibilities include: drafting, reviewing, and negotiating life sciences and technology licensing and/or collaboration agreements; coordinating intellectual property-related matters, including patent; working with and managing external counsel; providing high-level strategic advice; and developing internal best practices and policies. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in the life sciences, technology or intellectual property law space. Candidates must also have exceptional writing, communication, and project management skills and the ability to execute legal-related matters. Compensation is highly competitive. The position offers reasonable hours, sophisticated work, and genuine opportunity for long term growth. If interested, please contact Megan Gordon at email@example.com.
Financial Services Group Seeks Energy/Infrastructure Attorney for a Business Side Role
New York, NY
This is a rare opportunity for a project finance/energy attorney to move to the business side! Our client, an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries, is looking for a business side Vice President to join its rapidly growing infrastructure, power and finance team in a business role in its midtown NYC office. The ideal candidate will have at least 4 years of extensive infrastructure, power, energy or project finance experience from a top firm. This role will involve evaluating, structuring, and negotiating transactions across the company’s platform. Compensation is competitive with BigLaw. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLS Exclusive: Top Funds Counsel Needed at SF Fund/Family Office
Temporarily Remote/San Francisco, CA
We are the exclusive recruiters for our client, a VC and tech-driven fund, looking to hire a top funds attorney. Join a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment where business-minded lawyers thrive. Take ownership of a range of matters and expand your skill set. The responsibilities for this role will include: fund formation; transactional and general corporate work; and some fund compliance. Ideal candidates will have 2-5+ years of private fund formation experience. Stellar credentials and BigLaw experience are absolutely preferred. Compensation is competitive with BigLaw and the hours are truly lifestyle-friendly. Position will begin as fully remote with eventual relocation (likely by year-end) to the San Francisco area. This is an amazing opportunity to move your career to the next level. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at email@example.com.
Prestigious NY Law Firm Seeks M&A Associate
New York, NY
Our client, a prestigious NY based law firm, is looking for ambitious associates for its active and growing public M&A practice, which is highly regarded for its high profile, sophisticated and cutting-edge deals. The firm’s M&A team is small, close-knit, collegial, collaborative, and has a tremendous network of support. The ideal candidate will have 4-6+ years of solid public M&A experience as well as '34 Act experience. Ideally, the candidate will be based in NYC, but it is possible to be located in one of the firm’s other offices. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLS Exclusive: Distinguished Firm Looking to Grow Tech-Driven Capital Markets Team
We are the exclusive recruiters for our client, a highly-regarded AmLaw 50 firm with a sophisticated, growing capital markets practice. The firm is seriously committed to expanding in the area of capital markets on all levels, and is looking to hire multiple associates with a clear path to partnership, as well as candidates at the senior associate or counsel-level to join as a full equity partner. The firm has deep relationships in the tech-driven startup community, and represents well-established companies across a varied range of industries as well as prominent banks. The ideal candidate will have either senior associate or counsel-level equity capital markets experience, and be ambitious, hardworking and motivated to build. For associate-level candidates, capital markets experience is strongly preferred, but the firm will consider stellar candidates (top schools & firms only) with other corporate expertise and a true interest in expanding their practice to this area. This role will involve complex deal work, business development, and associate training and mentoring. Interested candidates should be prepared to submit a marketing and business plan. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at email@example.com.
GLS Exclusive: Prestigious NJ Trial Boutique Seeks Litigation Associate
Northern New Jersey
We are working on an exclusive search for our client, an elite litigation boutique in Northern NJ. The firm is eager to hire a highly-motivated, entrepreneurial superstar litigation associate to join its exploding criminal and civil practice. The firm routinely represents major corporations and prominent individuals in top-of-the-news cases. It is proud to take multiple cases to trial each year and can offer talented associates the opportunity to be involved in cases from inception to completion and gain real responsibility from day one. Our search firm is proud that two of our BigLaw candidates were promoted to partnership and the firm is committed to continue to promote from within. This is an outstanding opportunity for litigators who want to get serious trial experience and continue to grow in a truly dynamic practice. For litigators eager to serve as an AUSA, the firm is incredibly well-connected with the DOJ, particularly in NJ and the SDNY, and can help pave the way for that opportunity. Candidates must have a Federal Clerkship, 2+ years of substantive, sophisticated litigation experience at a top firm, and an excellent academic record. NJ bar membership required (NY bar members may waive in). Compensation is highly competitive for both base and bonus. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top Tier Law Firms – Join the Restructuring Boom
New York, NY
Prominent law firms with destination debtor and creditor practices are eager to add associates with at least 2 years of transactional or litigation experience in insolvency or restructuring. This is the moment for ambitious, well-credentialed and motivated associates to move to some of the busiest and most sought-after insolvency practices. Secure your future in this wave. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at email@example.com.
Major Financial Institution
New York, NY
Chief Compliance and Senior Compliance Officer positions are available. If interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest at firstname.lastname@example.org.