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.
Prominent European Bank Seeks Counsel
New York, NY
Join the stellar legal group in a growth-oriented and career building role at a prominent midtown NYC European bank! This industry leader is hiring a counsel with 2-10+ years of experience for its prime services and brokerage business. Key experience is: futures; OTC or exchange traded derivatives; CFTC clearing; repo; or securities with a futures component. Partner with business and legal professionals to provide legal, regulatory and transactional advice in connection with a variety of exchange-traded derivatives, securities and other sales and trading activities, with a futures focus. Responsibilities include: drafting, reviewing and negotiating transaction documentation; providing advice and counseling on documentation; structuring and negotiating transactions; advising and supporting clients in new product development; following and advising legal and regulatory developments affecting covered products and businesses; working with multiple stakeholders within the firm as well as with the primary business personnel; and supervising outside counsel. Compensation is competitive with a base salary range of $108-$240, depending on experience, plus a generous bonus and benefits. Lifestyle is reasonable. This team is currently working in office 3 days a week; Tuesday, Wednesday, and another day of your choice. If interested, please contact Megan Gordon, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Investor Relations Role at Top Fund
New York, NY
A highly prestigious NYC based fund seeks an investment management attorney with 3-6+ years of relevant experience to join the team of lawyers responsible for supporting the firm’s investor-facing activities. Experience with private funds (whether open- or closed-end) is required, as is familiarity with relevant portions of key investment management laws and regulations. This attorney will review disclosure materials, develop and market new investment products and maintain existing ones. This role will focus on advising the firm on its communications with investors, the media, and other external parties, but may also entail exposure to other aspects of the product development, structuring, and launch processes. There is also a client-facing component not often seen. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated attorney with stellar credentials and leading law firm or in-house experience to work in a fast paced, collegial and innovative environment that values creativity and thoughtful problem-solving. Attorneys who collaborate well with business side professionals will thrive here. Compensation is highly competitive and hours are better than BigLaw. They are hybrid/ in the office 3 days a week. The base salary range for this role is $200,000-$250,000. In addition to the base, there is also a discretionary, target cash bonus based on company, team and individual performance. For NYC based candidates, the role is hybrid (3 days in office). If interested, please contact Megan Gordon, email@example.com.
Prominent Global Bank Seeks Bank Reg Lawyer for Its NYC Office
New York, NY
A prominent European bank based in midtown seeks a stellar bank regulatory attorney, 5+ years’ experience, to join a close-knit group of dedicated regulatory experts. You will advise global business lines on the full range of bank regulatory issues as well as other regulatory matters. Ideal candidates will have gained experience at a leading law firm or financial institution. The ideal candidate must be familiar with U.S. bank regulation as it is applied to foreign banks operating in the U.S. This position reports directly to the Legal Group Head – Bank Regulatory. This attorney will: regularly interface with business lines and support functions to advise and assist with various bank regulatory issues, providing useful, dependable advice; participate in and support the regulatory change program by monitoring legal and regulatory developments of regulations and interpreting new regulatory requirements for other stakeholders in the firm; represent the bank in industry groups (SIFMA, ISDA, IIB) discussing proposed new regulations or changes to existing regulations; participate in implementation or remediation projects related to new or amended bank regulations; and draft responses to letter or inquiries from banking regulators. Ideal candidates shall have strong knowledge of: the International Banking Act; the Bank Holding Company Act; the Federal Reserve Act; the National Bank Act; the Riegle Neal Act; the Gramm Leach Bliley Act; the Dodd Frank Act and New York State Banking Law. Mastery of Federal and New York State bank regulations, with particular expertise in Regulations: K; W; Y; and YY. Knowledge of non-banking regulation, especially: SEC; CFTC; FINRA; and NFA is considered a plus. Subject matter expertise in: derivatives; sales & trading; futures trading sales; and trading regulation and practices also is considered a plus. Base salary range is from $165,000 to $302,200, depending on skills and experience. Base salary range does not include bonus or other benefits. Lifestyle is very reasonable. This is a growth-oriented and career building opportunity. This team is currently working in office 3 days a week; Tuesday, Wednesday, and another day of your choice. If interested, please contact Megan Gordon, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legal Associate Funds Role with Leading NYC-Based Investment Group & More! Work from Home Two Days A Week!
New York, NY
It’s time to leave billable hours behind! Move in-house to an NYC based investment group that focuses on late stage privately held companies on a global basis. They are involved with virtually every prominent company in this space, as well as promising earlier stage concerns. You will work with a top-notch legal team. We have successfully placed several candidates here; this is a unique opportunity to shift your career to an energetic, fast-paced environment where innovative thinking and strong business judgment are valued. Ideal candidates will have 5 – 7+ years of private fund formation experience. This is a dynamic role covering a wide array of fund matters including: fund formations; fund maintenance; reviewing marketing materials; and reviewing and drafting disclosure documents. Strong academics, top firm experience preferred. Hours are significantly more predictable than BigLaw and compensation is competitive. The expected annual base salary range for this role will be $230,000 - $280,000. If you are interested in learning about this role, please reach out to Stephanie Forrest, 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.