Job Purpose :
BTIG is seeking an Associate General Counsel to join our Legal Department. This newly created role will provide legal support to the firm’s growing Investment Banking and Capital Markets businesses.
The Legal Department is responsible for partnering with and providing legal counsel and advice with respect to our global business activities.
The Associate General Counsel will be responsible for engaging in a broad range Investment Banking and Capital Markets legal work.
Candidates will be involved in all aspects of investment banking and capital market transactions and engagements from a legal standpoint.
Experience with NDAs, engagement letters, fairness opinions, transaction structuring, deal documentation, interfacing with internal compliance and other departments, outside counsel supervision, and international matters.
Coverage areas include, equity and debt capital markets, private placements, public offerings, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions.
Apply comprehensive understanding of multiple function areas, acting as a subject matter expert in area of expertise to achieve goals of the function.
Skills / Requirements
Juris Doctor Degree; admitted in good standing to the NY or CA bar
5+ years with relevant investment banking and capital markets experience working at a national or international law firm or financial institution
Ability to understand and be responsive to the business's needs and partner across control functions throughout the organization
Business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while providing practical advice
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
Excellent organizational, prioritization skills and attention to detail
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to manage multiple projects and work independently
Team player, confident and proactive
Important Notes :
Must be authorized to work full time in the U.S., BTIG does not offer sponsorship for work visas of any type
No phone calls please, the applicant will be contacted within two weeks if successful