Attorney Editor - Investment Management and Fund Formation

Reed Elsevier   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Legal Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 331 days ago

  by    Livia Wright

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LexisNexis, a leader in the legal publishing space seeks a recently-practicing investment management attorney with 5+ years of experience to help develop online legal products, tools and solutions for transactional attorneys. Applicants must have recent and intimate knowledge of private fund formation and registered investment adviser regulation, as well as familiarity with the legal process and attorney workflow. Applicant will use their practical legal knowledge to inform content development and help determine our product?s strategic direction.


Main Objectives of the Role:

The person in this role will help deliver a compelling and all-purpose practical guidance legal product across targeted markets as a member of a multi-disciplined team of content developers, product planners, IT specialists, external consultants, and marketing and sales reps. This person will:

? Develop, write and edit practice notes on a variety of investment management topics and trends.

? Draft and annotate fund formation, compliance and transactional documents. 

?Recruit outside expert authors to contribute content to the product offering.

? Assist in the design of the product?s customer interface, contribute to customer facing messaging/marketing, and participate in sales and customer training.

Detailed Role Description:

? Develop, write and edit practice notes on a variety of investment management topics and trends.

? Monitor investment management practice area trends/news.

?Recruit external authors and contributors to author content for the product.

? Make recommendations concerning content tools and utility.

? Monitor competitiveness of the product offering.

? Interface with customers and analyze customer feedback.

? Assist in product design and application.

?Supportsales efforts via product demonstrations and contribute to sales and customer trainings.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

?5+ years of experience (preferably with AMLaw100/200 firm) practicing investment management with a focus on private fund formation and/or manager compliance.

? Significant experience with fund formation documents as well as drafting and negotiating compliance materials, conducting fund launches and on related corporate and investment management matters.

? Deep knowledge of investment management trends and workflow.

? Strong professional network of investment management attorneys.

? Excellent writing and research skills; experience writing for a law journal, drafting client alerts and/or composing and delivering CLE presentations a huge plus.

? Excellent communication and presentation skills.

? Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

? Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

?Experience leading associate training programs a plus.

? Active bar membership in good standing.

Competitive Salary Plus Comprehensive Benefits Package to Include:

? Medical/Dental/Vision

? Quarterly 401K Match

? Paid Time Off

? Paid Holidays

? Two Paid Volunteer Days

? Employee Stock Purchase Plan

? Employee Assistance Program

? Health Spending, Flexible Spending & Commuter Spending Accounts

$130K - $150K