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Growing Washington, DC based investment adviser seeks to double its legal department by adding a mid-level plus associate to assist its general counsel. Focus of position is on the day-to-day support of investment advisory services, including fund formation and regulatory compliance.
The mix of the work will include: (i) 40% - drafting and negotiating fund formation-related documents (e.g., contribution agreements, joinder agreements, and agreements related to acquisition and financing of assets), (ii) 25% - regulatory research and oversight, (iii) 20% - finance and corporate governance work (e.g., drafting fund offering materials and strategizing on the creation of fund vehicles), and (iv) 15% - internal compliance-related projects.
*This dynamic entity will allow you to blend your legal training with your desire to get “closer to the business.” You will work with the COO and with the GC in positioning the company for future growth. Rare opportunity to join an Investment Adviser at an early stage of its development—and of your career!
Internal Number: 26994
About Garrison & Sisson
Garrison & Sisson was established in 1986, and the Firm has placed over 350 attorneys in corporate legal departments throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. Our corporate clients include public and private corporate entities, not-for-profits, management consulting firms and trade associations. Our recruiting specialists include former practicing attorneys with experience in law firms and corporate legal departments. In-house attorney placement constitutes approximately 40% of the Firm’s business on an annual basis. Garrison & Sisson has consistently been voted the Best DC Legal Recruiting Firm by the National Law Journal/Legal Times (2011-Present). Additionally, Garrison & Sisson is certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) as a Women’s Business Enterprise.