Private Equity Attorney Job in New York City, NY Near Me - 321709 |

Private Equity Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - New York City

Job ID D09L321709

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 4 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Corporate - M&ACorporate - Private Equity

2024-05-15 10:33:45

Job Overview:

A law firm in New York City seeks an experienced Private Equity Attorney with 4-5 years of solid background in private equity and mergers and acquisitions. The ideal candidate should possess exceptional drafting, writing, and analytical skills, keen attention to detail, and strong organizational abilities. This role requires expertise in negotiating and drafting various transaction documents, such as purchase and merger agreements, LLC and LP agreements, and other relevant contracts. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent business judgment, strategic thinking, and the ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic team-oriented environment.


  • Draft and negotiate purchase and merger agreements, LLC and LP agreements, and ancillary transaction documents.
  • Provide day-to-day support for private equity fund and portfolio company clients.
  • Demonstrate strong business and strategic judgment in client interactions.
  • Work collaboratively with client business teams and play a lead role in legal matters.


  • Minimum of 4-5 years of private equity and mergers and acquisitions experience.
  • Excellent academic credentials and prior experience with private equity sponsors in a large firm setting.
  • Strong drafting, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Verbal, interpersonal, and project management skills.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.


  • Admission to the New York State Bar.


  • Proficient in negotiating and drafting legal documents.
  • Strong business and strategic judgment.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented and dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Job Location:

  • New York City, NY.


  • Full range of elective benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and flexible spending accounts.
  • Health savings account (with the applicable medical plan) and pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Life insurance, AD&D, and long-term care coverage.
  • Backup care for children and/or adults and other parental support benefits.
  • Generous parental leave and fertility benefits.
  • Accrued vacation time (four weeks per year), sick time (two weeks per year), and 10 paid holidays each year.

Creative lawyering in a laid back environment is big draw for associates at this Amlaw firm. This California-based firm is highly regarded as one of the most innovative firms in the market. The firm is best known for its technology work and life sciences clients, and is generally recognized as the top legal provider for emerging companies. The California culture of the firm fosters a collaborative and social workplace, while the sophisticated training and meaningful attorney mentorship help develop associates into world class lawyers.

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