Company: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Position: Investment Management Mid-Level Associate
Location: Boston, MA

Description: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world’s leading international law firms, seeks to hire a mid-level associate to join our Investment Management practice group in the Boston office. The ideal candidate will have experience in law firms, the SEC, and/or industry experience in private funds, with an emphasis on hedge funds.

The position involve counseling top tier Hedge Fund and Private Equity firms on a variety of matters including fund formation, management company agreements, regulatory issues and transactional matters. We are looking for someone with a very strong academic background who shares our passion for excellence and getting the right result.

Morgan Lewis’s Investment Management Practice provides a full range of legal services to clients in the financial services industry in the United States and abroad. Our management company clients include managers of public mutual funds, institutional asset managers, managers of hedge funds and other private investment equity funds, and private wealth and family offices. Our fund clients include virtually every type of commingled investment vehicle, both U.S. and non-U.S., from registered mutual funds, closed-end investment companies, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and variable insurance products to hedge funds, private equity and venture capital funds, and commodity pools.

Our interdisciplinary approach to counseling clients combines the knowledge of lawyers familiar with the federal and state securities laws, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Internal Revenue Code, commodities regulation, federal and state banking and insurance laws, and foreign securities laws. Many of our attorneys have worked at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), investment management firms, banks, broker-dealers, and insurance companies.

Learn more about our Investment Management Practice:
https://www.morganlewis.com/services/corporate-finance-investment-management

Learn more about our Firm, our commitment to diversity, and our commitment to excellence:
https://www.morganlewis.com/our-firm/about-us
https://www.morganlewis.com/our-firm/our-culture/diversity
https://www.morganlewis.com/our-firm/awards-of-excellence

Contact: To apply: Please submit your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and a writing sample using the following URL: https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/sup/lc_supp_jobpost.aspx?%40Pl3%3cKWEX%40=1mg1&%3db8=8_CG. Please note, you must click the box at the top right hand corner to activate the “apply now” link.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will meet the key criteria listed above, have prior experience advising Private Funds and their managers, and be interested in working with a broad range of clients. Excellent academic credentials, strong communication, analytical, writing and interpersonal skills are required. Massachusetts bar membership is preferred.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who can take ownership of projects and who will also be a team player. We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding.

Please note: Morgan Lewis is not accepting resumes or referrals from search firms for this position. If you are a search firm, employment agency, or representative of either, you will not be compensated in any way for your referral of a candidate, even if Morgan Lewis hires said candidate.

Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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