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The Corporate Advisory/Fund Formation practice area is seeking a 2nd - 6th year associate to join the team in our NY office. This is an exciting opportunity to work with private equity sponsors and investors in connection with the structuring, formation and operation of private investment funds as well as legal, regulatory and compliance matters faced by fund sponsors. Candidates must have fund formation experience.
Applications should be submitted online through our web apply portal. Questions can be directed to Renee Richford, Lateral Associate Recruiting Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2-6 years of fund formation experience at a law firm
Excellent written/verbal communication skills, as this position requires immediate partner and client contact
A high level of professionalism in working and engaging with high priority clients and investors
Able to balance and prioritize multiple assignments and responsibilities, be highly organized and exercise attention to detail
Able to work independently and collaboratively in team settings
A J.D. or LL.M. from an ABA accredited law school
Admitted to or eligible for admission to the New York bar
Expected Pay Range for Associates: 2023/2022 Class Compensation Years: $215,000
2021 Class Compensation Years: $225,000
2020 Class Compensation Years: $250,000
2019 Class Compensation Years: $295,000
2018 Class Compensation Years: $345,000
2017 Class Compensation Years: $370,000
2016 Class Compensation Years: $400,000
2015 and more senior class compensation years: $415,000
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