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Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - New York City

Job ID 769G223981

Skills Finance - Banking

2021-09-17 12:46:19

New York City office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks associate attorney with 3-6 years of leveraged finance experience at a top law firm. The candidate will be having regular interaction with attorneys in the Leveraged Finance team, but also contact with all levels of staff within the group and other practice groups across the firm. Will be drafting, reviewing and negotiating documentation. Managing and coordinating complex, fast-paced and large (sometimes multi-jurisdictional) transactions. Working with colleagues and coordinating efforts across multiple practice areas and A&O offices. Strategically advising clients in meetings, on the phone and by email. Managing client expectations and deal execution appropriately. Building relationships with clients (both on and off deal) and assisting with Business Development initiatives and client relationship management. Legal research and knowledge development (training). Should preferably have experience in New York law leveraged finance transactions, though experience in leveraged finance transactions in European and other markets is also valued. Admission to the NY Bar are preferred. Experience working on syndicated and/or privately placed / direct lending transactions is required. Strong technical knowledge of the legal framework surrounding general financing transactions preferred. Should preferably have familiarity with the main documents (credit agreements, security documents and intercreditor agreements) used in financing transactions. Experience of working on leveraged/acquisition finance transactions in either the syndicated or direct lending market needed.

The candidate should have strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and an ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and people. Strong academics is preferred. Must have ability to work with different clients across different cultures, geographies and backgrounds. Should have ability to be creative and innovative to solve legal challenges and complex deal management. Must be self-starter with the desire and ability to continuously acquire, build upon and share knowledge. Should have strong organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and work streams. Must have excellent client relationship skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interface at all levels and particularly to win the respect of the rest of the attorney community, building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders needed.

The New York and District of Columbia-based offices comprise the U.S. legal practice. There are over one-hundred and seventy-five talented attorneys are employed at the U.S. law practice. Areas of specialization include complex domestic and cross-border transactions. They represent U.S. and foreign clients. The U.S. law practice works closely with their international offices based all over the world. The U.S. legal practice has received commendations from top industry publications.

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