Associate Counsel – New York, NY

Gen II Fund Services LLC is seeking an associate counsel to join its in-house legal team, which provides legal support to all aspects of Gen II’s business.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate agreements.
  • Participate in calls with prospective clients.
  • Provide legal advice on all aspects of the firm’s business and on client-specific queries.
  • Remain actively involved in all relevant legal issues affecting business activities.
  • Assist General Counsel’s office in executing its duties and responsibilities, including review of corporate and IT contracts and confidentiality agreements.
  • Continuously work with the legal team and operations team to modify and update Gen II legal template documentation to streamline the processes and enhance legal risk mitigation efforts.
  • Assist in the dissemination of relevant legal information and tools for Gen II staff to use in the execution of their duties and responsibilities (i.e. Legal Blog, Internal Presentations on key legal related topics)
  • Offer training to staff on legal topics relevant to the business of the firm and its clients.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 5 years of work experience as an attorney in the fields of corporate law, contract law, and /or investment funds
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; J.D. or equivalent; admitted to the bar (NY preferred); LL.M. is a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with others both inside and outside the organization
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure, and prioritize requests
  • Knowledge of the European investment funds/management environment is a plus