Asset Management Attorney

The D E Shaw Group   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

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The D. E. Shaw group seeks an experienced asset management attorney to join its Legal department. This attorney will be involved in challenging and innovative projects within a collegial and fast-paced environment that values creativity, thoughtful problem-solving, and attention to detail.

What you'll do day-to-day

The successful candidate will become part of a small, highly skilled team responsible for creating and maintaining investment products and vehicles. The role encompasses a wide array of responsibilities, including developing new investment products, drafting and reviewing offering documents and investment management agreements, and negotiating with prospective clients and investors.

Who we're looking for

  • Candidates should have an impressive record of academic achievement and at least five years of relevant work experience; in-house experience is a plus but not a prerequisite for the role.
  • The position requires familiarity with relevant portions of key investment management laws and regulations, such as the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act, and ERISA; experience drafting and negotiating documents for private investment funds and agreements for separately managed accounts; and excellent analytical, communication, and organizational abilities.