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Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Illinois - Chicago

Job ID C4A3232194

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 7 Years

Client Type Medium to Large Business $$$$

Practice Areas Corporate - Asset / Investment Management

2022-08-11 01:34:43

Chicago office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks associate attorney preferably with 2-7 years of private funds-related legal experience. The candidate will work on a variety of matters related to the formation of private funds, primarily for clients in the digital assets space. Will work in an emerging, constantly evolving area of the law. Draft and negotiate documents in connection with the formation of investment funds and compliance matters, primarily focused on digital assets. Advise on corporate governance matters such as fund structure, operations of the clients funds and management companies, succession planning, carried interest arrangements, employee investment programs, marketing arrangements and limited partner transfers. Advise on crypto-specific questions regarding investments in initial coin offerings (ICOs), non-fungible tokens (NFTs), simple agreement for future tokens (SAFTs) and other coin and token issues, and in areas related to blockchain, such as decentralized finance (DeFi) and mining/staking. Negotiate side letters and arrangements with service providers. Advise on cryptocurrency custody and trading arrangements to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and market best practices. Must have experience drafting and negotiating documents in connection with the formation of private investment funds. Experience advising fund sponsors on compliance and regulatory issues, specifically in the area of cryptocurrency, blockchain and digital assets desired. Must preferably have familiarity with a wide range of alternative investment strategies.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school or equivalent. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Should have excellent interpersonal and client service skills. Must have ability to thrive in a high-paced environment. Should have ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

This distinguished law firm was established more than 140 years ago and employs a significantly large team of highly skilled attorneys. The firm has several law offices located across the U.S. and abroad. A few of the firm's key practice areas are antitrust law, intellectual property law, and litigation. This law practice is actively involved in pro bono efforts and committed to maintaining diversity at the workplace.

Your information will not be forwarded to any employers at this time. A recruiter will contact you with more information once our internal review of your resume is completed.

The estimated salary for this position is $281,733*.

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