Career Center

Current Opportunities

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.

Top Commodities Trading Firm Seeks Project Finance Counsel
Stamford, CT
We are working on an exclusive search for our client, a leading Stamford, Connecticut-based global firm focused on commodities trading and infrastructure investing, with an emphasis on energy products and projects, seeks an attorney with 3-6+ years of experience in corporate transactional and credit/finance work. This attorney will have wide-ranging responsibilities including: advising on a broad range of corporate financing matters such as borrowing base and working capital facilities; merchant bilateral financings and project financings; as well as prepayment, pre-export and other structured financings. The attorney will coordinate issues across various internal departments, including trading, credit, risk, finance, operations, tax, and compliance. While the role focuses on financing, this attorney will also advise on acquisition of assets, JV’s, and other M&A activity and the integration of those assets into the portfolio, provide support to portfolio companies, draft commercial contracts, perform general corporate work, and manage internal and external counsel both in the US and abroad. Ideal candidates will have 3+ years of experience at a top-rated law firm and must be qualified to practice in New York, Connecticut or Texas. Credit and Loan experience is required and prior energy or restructuring experience a plus. This role requires a strategic thinker, enthusiastic about advising a creative business development team and interacting extensively with senior management. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a best in class global commodity merchant and legal team and gain exposure to all areas of the commodities industry. This Company offers a reasonable lifestyle and competitive compensation and the position sits in Stamford, Connecticut. If interested, please contact Megan Gordon at mgordon@glslsg.com.

Premier Financial Services Firm Seeks Broker-Dealer Counsel
Palo Alto, CA
A cutting-edge, US-based financial services firm headquartered in Northern California, valued at $6.5B, backed by top-tier investors, named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the world, and known as a disruptive force in the online brokerage industry, seeks a stellar, extremely-motivated attorney to be part of a growing in-house regulatory legal team. As part of this team, the counsel will: navigate complex regulatory frameworks to design innovative financial products and services; identify and draft necessary changes to the firm’s systems and procedures to meet the requirements of new rules/regulations; draft agreements, disclosures, account documentation and website materials; monitor SEC/FINRA and SRO rule developments and make resulting recommendations; and research securities and brokerage questions and provide legal analysis and direction. The company offers a reasonable lifestyle, relocation package and competitive compensation. Ideal candidates will have 6+ years of solid experience handling securities and broker-dealer regulatory and compliance issues including: Securities Exchange Act of 1934; Regulation T; Bank Secrecy Act; KYC; AML; and in addition, has deep knowledge of federal securities, particularly regarding retail brokerage issues including margin, options, securities lending, etc. Candidates with an entrepreneurial spirit, a keen interest in the tech industry, strong project management skills, excellent written and oral communication skills and a strong attention to detail and organization will thrive here. This is an ideal role for someone who is excited to work at the intersection of regulation, technology, and finance. If interested, please contact Amanda Ragusa at aragusa@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 mgordon@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 mgordon@glslsg.com

Real Estate Partner Opportunity for 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.

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.

150 East 58th Street, 16th Floor New York, NY 10155 Phone: (212) 752-5200 Fax: (212) 752-8245
Facebook LinkedIn Email Us