Professional Support Lawyer
Consultant Aleea Cherry
Date posted December 9, 20187 Times Square New York NY 10036 Robert Walters United States of America
A Professional Support Lawyer ("PSL") in Equity Capital Markets position has become available at a top tier global law firm working out of its impressive offices in Midtown Manhattan, New York. This role is based in New York and will report to the Director of Professional Support and the Equity Capital Markets Partners.
The PSL should be an experienced US qualified securities attorney who has an in-depth understanding of the needs of transactional securities attorneys as well as the ability to help to develop a US securities knowledge strategy for the Group and implement projects to meet the Group’s US securities knowledge needs, with particular focus on US securities law aspects of Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets and High Yield transactions. You should be able to identify, analyse and monitor developments in the US securities legal and business environment, in order to keep both the Group and its clients up to date and identify areas to develop the Firm’s reputation and practice; provide a wide array of US securities legal and practical expertise to support the Group’s practice, both through responding to fee earner queries and through the mentoring of junior attorneys; help to create, develop and manage the Group’s collection of US securities forms, precedents and research materials; organise, design and deliver Group training both on a local and global basis; work with Group members and the Marketing Department to identify opportunities to develop business from new and existing clients; and provide other support as needed.
- Bachelor’s degree with Juris Doctorate and licensure in good standing in at least one of the United States, preferable New York;
Sound legal experience in a large law firm, including experience and market knowledge of US securities law and practice;
Advising issuers, underwriters, placement agents and initial purchasers in public and private U.S. and Global offerings of securities including SEC registered offerings of equity and debt, Rule 144A offerings, Regulation S offerings and Regulation D private placements including compliance with and reporting under the 1933 Act and the 1934 Act
Previous experience as a professional support lawyer is highly desirable
At least six years’ experience as a securities attorney
Apply today by sending your resume to email@example.com or call me Aleea Cherry on 212 704 9900.