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Associate General Counsel - CLOs

Nuveen, a TIAA company
Posted Jul 02
Full Time
New York

Associate General Counsel

The Associate General Counsel job assists in protecting the organization's rights, obligations and privileges and its legal interests by providing legal advice and by ensuring the legal activities meet the current and future needs of the organization. This job provides legal advice/counsel in business-related areas of expertise (e.g., corporate law, real estate, tax, business litigation, transactions/anti-trust, compliance, intellectual property, employment/labor, corporate governance, and ethics).

Key Responsibilities And Duties

  • Provides hands-on legal advice, guidance and counsel to the CLO issuance and investment team.
  • Review and negotiate documentation related to CLO platform.
  • Researches, analyzes, and interprets proposed and existing laws, statutes, and regulations.
  • Advises CLO team on recent changes in laws and regulations affecting the industry.
  • Liaise with external legal counsel on legal issues related to the CLO platform.

Educational Requirements

  • Doctoral Degree Law Required

Work Experience

  • 5+ Years Required; 7+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience advising clients on CLOs (including but not limited to warehouses, new issues, refinancings and resets). Prior experience in asset backed securitizations may be considered towards experience.
  • Doctoral of Law Degree

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in one or more of the following would be strongly preferred:

  • Manager-side CLO representation either at a firm or in-house
  • Third party equity investor representation
  • Risk retention fund structuring
  • Stip negotiation process
  • Warehouse lending (short and long-term)
  • Working knowledge of adjacent areas of law, including the Investment Advisers Act and tax considerations
  • Private funds/side letters

Related Skills

Accountability, Adaptability, Communication, Digital Savviness, Group Problem Solving, Influence, Legal Collaboration / Consensus Building, Legal Counsel Expertise / Advisory, Legal Negotiation / Contract Management, Legal Risk Management, Legal Writing, Relationship Management

Anticipated Posting End Date


Base Pay Range: $157,500/yr. - $272,300/yr.

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

Company Overview

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

Benefits And Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary.

Equal Opportunity

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