Institutional Asset Management Legal Counsel, Vice President
Description About this role
We are searching for an attorney specializing in asset management to support BlackRock's institutional client business, which includes public and private pension plans, foundations, endowments, family offices, insurers, sovereign wealth clients and other financial institutions. In this role, you will focus on separately managed accounts, contracting, advisory and outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) engagements, investing with third-party managers, fiduciary duties of asset managers, and regulatory reform. You may also support the development digital tools and platforms offered to our institutional clients.
You should demonstrate initiative and accountability, possess excellent analytical, communications and negotiation skills, have the ability to work across different business functions while remaining responsive, have confidence presenting complex issues to senior business managers, and be able to work creatively in a fast-paced environment. You may also be responsible for outside counsel engagement.
This position will be located in Atlanta or New York. **Please include a deal sheet when submitting your resume.**
To ensure success you will possess the following :
J.D. with outstanding academic credentials and four to six years' experience as a lawyer in a major law firm, in the legal department of an alternative investment fund management firm, or in the alternative investment division at an investment bank. We are seeking candidates with experience with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, ERISA, banking regulations, the Dodd-Frank Act and/or securities laws.
Strong interpersonal skills. You should have outstanding analytical, written and verbal communication and relationship-building skills and a consistent track record working as a member of a team. You should solve problems in a practical manner, communicate complex concepts in an understandable way, and prioritize numerous demands.
Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive matters and remain highly organized. You should also excel at coordinating complex projects involving different business and assisting the business in implementing solutions across a range of BlackRock products and services.
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about. About BlackRock
At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.
This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.
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