Assistant General Counsel

Thornburg Investment Management
Posted Jan 29
Full Time
Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Assistant General Counsel will support Thornburg’s General Counsel in providing legal advice for all aspects of its investment management business, particularly in respect to regulatory advice.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze regulatory issues under various U.S. and non-U.S. regulatory regimes and provide effective advice to clients on a wide range of matters related to asset management, including regulatory compliance, investment agreements and fund structuring.
  • Work closely with the General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and other stakeholders on development and enhancement of internal policies and procedures to ensure legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide assistance during SEC, FINRA and other regulatory examinations.
  • Provide support and guidance to other corporate projects and initiatives that improve the firm, to include changes in processes and procedures, registered and unregistered funds and expansion of the firm’s operations in new jurisdictions.

Requirements :

  • Juris Doctorate or Master of Laws degree from accredited law school.
  • Membership in good standing in at least one state bar.
  • 4-8 years of private practice, asset management or government agency experience working with the Adviser’s Act and/or the Investment Company Act.
  • In-depth knowledge of securities laws, investment regulations, and compliance requirements in the asset management industry.
  • Strong contract negotiation and drafting skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Sound judgment and strategic thinking with a keen attention to detail.
  • Willingness to address a range of tasks with dedication, focus and optimism.

Santa Fe is the capital of New Mexico. Founded in 1610 and nicknamed "The City Different," Santa Fe captures hearts and minds with its museums, restaurants, theater, opera, and adobe-style architecture. With an average of over 300 sunny days per year and picturesque landscape, it's no wonder that outdoor activities such as skiing and hiking in "The Land of Enchantment" attract visitors from around the world.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity or protected veteran status. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus.