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The Senior Attorney independently provides very high value legal services on complex matters to advance Conservancy priorities and appropriately manage risk focusing on the Conservancy’s impact investment portfolio.
Responsibilities include structuring, drafting and negotiating investment fund and direct debt and equity investment documentation and advising on U.S. securities law compliance. Applies highly developed analytical and risk management skills to serve organizational needs efficiently and effectively. Clearly articulates complex legal concepts and options to project managers, high-level managers and the Board of Directors. Ensures that transactions and activities are legally sound and consistent with the Conservancy’s mission, authority, policies, and procedures.
This position is full-time, exempt and requires a Juris Doctorate or equivalent and license to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction, plus seven (7) years of relevant legal experience, including at least five (5) years of experience in securities transactions in the U.S. such as private placements, preparation of disclosure documents, and equity investments. Experience negotiating complex, sensitive or high profile transactions and agreements is also required.
The salary range for this position is $147–150k, depending on qualifications.
This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. All applications require a cover letter.
For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 46026 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST January 25, 2018. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in more than 30 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.