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Counsel, Corporate Legal (Opco)

Posted Jan 17
Full Time
RemoteNew York, New York

Position Overview

At Apollo, we’re a global team of alternative investment managers passionate about delivering uncommon value to our investors and shareholders. With over 30 years of proven expertise across Private Equity, Credit and Real Estate, regions and industries, we’re known for our integrated businesses, our strong investment performance, our value-oriented philosophy – and our people.


Counsel will be responsible for providing legal advice and support for Apollo’s Operating Companies, which consists of retail-focused public products.  Counsel will manage the day-to-day legal operations of certain public products and partner with other members of the legal team and other professionals on corporate governance matters, product distribution matters, strategic and capital markets transactions, other retail-focused initiatives, and general corporate matters.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and support with respect to all aspects of corporate governance and day-to-day legal operations for certain Apollo public products

  • Draft, review and negotiate offering documents, distribution agreements, investment management agreements and various third-party service provider agreements

  • Advise on corporate governance matters for the boards of directors and committees, including preparing and/or overseeing the preparation of board materials, setting agendas, interfacing with the board members, attending meetings, and preparing minutes

  • Advise on and assist with preparation of proxy statements and shareholder meeting related materials

  • Review and advise on marketing and investor relations materials, and assist in responding to due diligence requests

  • Provide legal advice and support with respect to the build-out of the global wealth management business, including the development and structuring of new retail-based product offerings

  • Advise on and assist with the preparation, review, and filing of various filings and reports under the Securities Act and Securities Exchange Act, including registration statements, prospectus supplements, 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, Section 16 filings, etc.

  • Support stock exchange compliance; oversee preparation and coordination of filings and communications with the exchanges, as applicable

  • Assist with drafting and maintenance of Form ADV filings and disclosures



Qualifications & Experience

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school; member in good standing with the New York State Bar Association

  • 4+ years of relevant legal experience at a top-tier law firm and/or in-house at an alternative investment manager of public retail products

  • 33 and ’34 Act knowledge required

  • Experience with retail distribution agreements and process Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral; ability to distill complex concepts into discernable terms

  • Superior interpersonal skills; builds and maintains strong relationships/credibility with relevant stakeholders

  • Ability to work independently while also supervising and guiding others in performing tasks

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, rigorous work environment; effectively anticipates and prioritizes work and meets deadlines

  • Ability to think critically and solve challenges with innovative solutions

  • Entrepreneurial, self-guided work ethic with results-driven orientation

  • Possesses professional integrity and the discretion, tact, and ability to maintain confidentiality


Pay Range




The base salary range for this position is listed above. This position is also eligible for a discretionary annual bonus based on personal, team, and Firm performance. Compensation ranges are based on several factors including job function, level, and geographic location. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed here.

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