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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Global Asset Manager Seeks Registered Funds Counsel
Jersey City, NJ
A leading global asset manager with $250B AUM located in Jersey City is seeking a Counsel to join its legal team. Candidates must have at least 3+ years of experience with the regulatory framework governing the formation, registration, and day-to-day affairs of mutual funds, closed-end funds, investment advisers, and broker-dealers from a leading law firm, in-house, or both (law firm experience is required). Exposure to BDCs, SMAs, institutional accounts, and UCITS and other offshore funds is a plus but is not required. This attorney will be a part of a team that provides day to day legal support across the asset management business, with a particular focus on mutual funds, interval funds, and BDCs and other alternative product structures. Compensation will be competitive. The base salary range for this role will be $200,000 to $250,000. There will also be a target cash bonus as well as a very generous benefits package that includes a matching 401k and a fully paid for health insurance option. Please note that this position sits in Jersey City. While there is no in office mandate, the culture and expectation is to be in the office 4 days with flexibility. The typical hours are a very reasonable 9am-6pm. This is a great growth oriented and career building opportunity at a well-regarded asset manager reporting to a great manager. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Stephanie Forrest, email@example.com.
Rare Opportunity to be Chief Compliance Officer at a Growing, Smaller Private Fund!
New York, NY
A growing private investment fund located in midtown Manhattan with $2B under management seeks to hire a Chief Compliance Officer. Candidates must have at least 10 years of private funds compliance experience, including managing a compliance program at a private fund and must have extensive knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and SEC regulations. Candidates MUST have a JD from a top law school and MUST have practiced as a funds/ investment management attorney at a well-regarded law firm.This position will report to the GC and be part of a small legal team advising the business and top executives on all compliance matters related to the operation of the firm. This position is solely responsible for the day-to-day compliance functions of the fund, including overseeing the firm’s policies and procedures relating to, personal trading, regulatory reporting, filing of Form ADVs, investment compliance, marketing compliance and anti-money laundering. This attorney will also gain exposure to legal work, including fund formation and LP agreements, as well as advising the CEO and Founder on family office and operations issues. The ideal candidate will be highly proactive in staying abreast of complex regulatory changes and will demonstrate a consultative approach in partnering with leaders across the organization to ensure successful administration of the firm’s compliance program. Compensation will be highly competitive and consist of a base in the $250,000 to $350,000 range and an annual cash target bonus. Hours are typically 8:30-7 and employees are currently in the midtown office 3 days a week (although this is subject to change). This is a phenomenal opportunity to be part of a small legal and compliance team and have a real seat at the table. The fund is growing, but still small enough for you to be able to be noticed and progress in your career. The firm boasts a culture of genuine respect, integrity, and collegiality as well as tremendous growth opportunities. This is a coveted role, so if you are interested, please contact Sarah Sleight at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, 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.