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Fund Formation & Investment Management Associate – Boston

$290,000- $390,000/ year
Posted Jun 28
Full Time
Boston, Massachusetts
Fund Formation & Investment Management Associate – Boston
Foley & Lardner is seeking an associate with 4-8 years of relevant experience to join Foley’s Fund Formation & Investment Management (FFIM) Practice Group. The preferred location for the position is Boston, but we are open to considering qualified candidates in Chicago, Dallas, New York, or Washington DC. Alternate Foley office locations may be considered based on business need and the candidate’s experience. Our FFIM practice group offers the full suite of services to GPs and LPs; we understand the business objectives, dynamics and trends of GPs, LPs and the entire private funds industry.Qualified candidates must have solid fund formation and investment management experience, including fund and management structuring, negotiating for and against institutional investors (such as government pension plans, funds-of-funds, endowments and foundations), secondary sales of LP fund stakes (both buy- and sell-side) and GP-led fund restructurings. Candidate also must have Investment Advisers Act registration and compliance experience and a working knowledge of the Securities Act as it relates to private investment funds.More broadly, the ideal candidate also will have excellent document drafting skill and the ability to manage complex projects and transactions staffed with multiple attorneys and paralegals. The candidate must be comfortable working on teams, having direct interaction with both partners, senior counsels and senior associates as well as clients, and have a proactive, winning and positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills, and an exceptional work ethic, coupled with a desire to be part of a fast-paced, growing and collaborative environment.To be considered, a candidate must hold a JD from an ABA-approved law school and must be in good standing and an active member of the Massachusetts Bar. Interested applicants should submit resume, law school transcript, and cover letter indicating office preference. Current judicial clerks need to apply directly and may not be submitted by a legal recruiter. New York Applicants:Pursuant to the New York City Human Rights Law, the expected salary range for this position is between $290,000 - $390,000. Actual pay will be determined based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, domestic partner status or medical condition. For applicants applying to our California offices, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to local ordinances.