Legal Associate

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #38835
  • Salary: $100,000

Job Overview – Legal Associate:
Our client is seeking an experienced and motivated Legal Associate to join their growing Legal Specialists team. The successful candidate will lead the review, negotiation, and execution of distribution and placement agent agreements, working closely with various internal departments and external counterparts.

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: $100,000 – $115,000/year
Schedule: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Thursday

Responsibilities as the Legal Associate:

  • Agreement Management: Review, draft, negotiate, and track distribution and placement agreements with third-party intermediaries both domestically and globally.
  • Coordination: Serve as an intermediary to finalize agreements and manage time-sensitive matters by coordinating with global colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Documentation Review: Draft responses and organize materials for due diligence requests and review client-facing documentation.
  • Operational Support: Provide support for the day-to-day operations of the Legal department and develop trackers and materials using data from across the organization.
  • NDA Review: Review non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in coordination with external counsel.
  • Record-Keeping: Ensure all Legal team records are stored securely and organized to support shared knowledge and compliant record-keeping.

Qualifications for the Legal Associate:

  • Experience: 4+ years in a major law firm or in-house legal department, with 2+ years focused on distribution and placement agent agreements, preferably in a Financial Services firm.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree.
  • Technical Skills: Strong working knowledge of Monday.com, Salesforce, and Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel.
  • Attributes: Strong results-oriented mindset, excellent planning and communication skills, solutions-oriented, and dedicated work ethic.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 38835