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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.

NEW! Fund Finance/ABS In-House Counsel Role (NYC or Chicago)
New York, NY

Collect that BigLaw bonus and start a new role with reasonable hours and interesting work! A bond ratings agency headquartered in midtown Manhattan seeks an attorney with at least 3 years of structured finance and/or fund finance, ideally with experience in Fund Finance, Fund Investment, Consumer ABS, Esoteric ABS, and/or CLOs to join their Ratings Legal team in its midtown NYC or Chicago office and support the structured finance and/or investment funds business teams on a wide range of debt transactions. Key responsibilities will include:

  1.  Reviewing financing documents and relevant asset-level documents
  2. Identifying the potential credit impact of transaction structures and deal documents
  3. Coordinating with rating analysts on relevant legal issues
  4. Participating in due diligence meetings
  5. Participating in rating committees
  6. Supporting the analytical team with the preparation of the agency’s market-leading rating and research reports

Attorneys on the Ratings Legal team, work alongside the ratings analysts in the groups they support to identify, evaluate, and articulate key legal and credit features and risks in structures. As integral members of the credit ratings groups, they also engage in investor outreach, contribute to research reports and methodology reviews, and share their knowledge of relevant market and legal developments. Ultimately, the attorneys in Ratings Legal serve as an important safeguard for ensuring the quality, accuracy, timeliness and consistency of the agency’s ratings.This position is a hybrid work schedule of Mondays and Fridays from home and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in the office.  Hours are typically 9-6:30. This is a Director level position and compensation will consist of a base salary range of $180,000 to $230,000, as well as a 20% target cash bonus. Offer amounts are determined by factors such as experience, skills, geography, and other job-related factors.This is a rare opportunity to join a growing, dynamic, yet lifestyle friendly in-house legal team with a set hybrid schedule reporting to a phenomenal manager and the ability to broaden your skillset. If interested, please reach out to Stephanie Forrest, sforrest@glslsg.com

M&A/Licensing Role at Premier Pharma Company
New York, NY
The opportunity you’ve been waiting for! An extremely well-regarded, established pharmaceutical company located in Manhattan is looking to add to its high-profile M&A and Late Stage Licensing Legal Team. You would join a team of talented attorneys dedicated to the structuring, negotiation, execution and related legal support for the company’s most significant strategic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, licenses, alliances and collaborations, joint ventures and other complex transactions. Candidates must have at least 5 years of experience as a corporate or transactional attorney in a large national or international law firm and/or in-house legal department at a major corporation, INVOLVING PHARMACEUTICAL, BIOTECH OR LIFE SCIENCES AND/OR LICENSE COLLABORATION. Experience should include structuring, negotiating and executing strategic transactions in the pharmaceutical/life sciences sector, including licensing and collaboration transactions, public and private M&A transactions, and general corporate law matters. This attorney will primarily provide legal support on structuring, negotiating and executing complex business development transactions, including M&A, licensing, collaboration, joint venture and strategic investments and advise on issues under existing collaboration/JV agreements and past business development transactions. Compensation will consist of a base in the range of $200,000-$225,000, an annual bonus with a target of 22.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in the Company’s share based long term incentive program. Benefits offered include a retirement savings plan, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Lifestyle is typically 9am-6pm and while there is no formal in-office policy, the expectation is to be in-person 3 days a week. The corporate culture is family friendly, collegial and professional. This is an amazing, high-profile role with exposure to top executives working on sophisticated matters yet also allows for a balanced lifestyle. This is a rare, coveted role, so if you are interested, please contact Stephanie Forrest, sforrest@glslsg.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 sforrest@glslsg.com.

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 sforrest@glslsg.com.

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

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