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Financing Attorney

Posted Nov 07
Full Time
On Site
New York, New York

Blue Owl (NYSE: OWL) is a leading asset manager that is redefining alternatives.

With $157 billion in assets under management*, we invest across three multi-strategy platforms: Credit, GP Strategic Capital, and Real Estate. Anchored by a strong permanent capital base, we provide businesses with private capital solutions to drive long-term growth and offer institutional and individual investors differentiated alternative investment opportunities that aim to deliver strong performance, risk-adjusted returns, and capital preservation.

Together with over 650 experienced professionals across 10 offices globally, Blue Owl brings the vision and discipline to create the exceptional. To learn more, visit

*As of September 30, 2023

Blue Owl is looking for a Vice President to join its Legal team. This role will be based in New York and provide legal coverage for financing transactions across Blue Owl and its Credit, GP Capital Solutions and Real Estate platforms.

The ideal candidate is a highly detail-oriented and organized individual who can manage multiple projects and who is excited about being part of a Legal team that covers a broad range of issues. We are looking for candidates who are intellectually curious and interested in the intersection of law, technology, and finance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support financing transactions for Blue Owl Capital and the funds across Blue Owl’s Credit, GP Capital Solutions and Real Estate platforms for debt financing and structured product transactions, including collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), loan-on-loan transactions and CMBS financings

  • Review transaction documents associated with debt financing and structured products, including term sheets, credit agreements, fee letters, disclosure documents, legal opinions and ancillary documents

  • Coordinate signature and approval of all such transactions and draft and review any related required public disclosure

  • Remain up-to-speed on all related regulation and undertake projects designed to ensure compliance

  • As needed, assist on other financing transactions, including private and public capital markets transactions for Blue Owl Capital and its platforms and related disclosure issues

  • Develop strong working relationships and partnerships with other teams to support client needs

  • Ensure that all transaction documents are stored in secure, organized file systems

  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities for the Legal team

What's Required:

  • 5-7 years of experience at major law firm or in-house legal department working on debt financing transactions; structured products, loan-on-loan, CMBS and CLO experience a plus

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school

  • At least one active bar membership/license to practice law in any state

  • Demonstrated drive for results and ability to prioritize risks and projects to focus on what’s important in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

  • Excellent planning and organization skills; meticulous attention to detail is a must

  • Strong working knowledge of Office Suite, with emphasis on Excel

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Solutions-oriented problem solver

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to roll up sleeves to get things done

  • Team player with enthusiasm and intellectual curiosity to learn more

It is expected that the base annual salary range for this New York City-based position will be $150,000 to $185,000. Actual salaries may vary based on factors, such as skill, experience, and qualification for the role. Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus, based on factors such as individual and team performance.

Blue Owl is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.