Associate General Counsel - Corporate - Legal

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Jefferies
  • 19 Apr 19

Associate General Counsel - Corporate - Legal

Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth and asset management. The firm provides a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services across the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group (NYSE: JEF), a diversified holding company.


Position covers all aspects of investment banking and capital market transactions from a legal standpoint.

Primary Responsibilities:
Day to day work includes: NDAs, engagement letters, committee coverage, fairness opinions, deal documentation, transaction management, billing, interfacing with internal compliance and outside counsel supervision. Coverage areas include, equity and debt capital markets, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions.

Individual must be able to work independently, manage multiple workstreams at once and interface effectively with senior members of the investment banking department.

Seeking a 3rd to 6th year associate with relevant mergers and acquisitions and/or capital markets experience.