ISG Legal - Equity Capital Markets Coverage Attorney

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Morgan Stanley USA
  • 23 Apr 19

ISG Legal - Equity Capital Markets Coverage Attorney

Company Profile
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management is one of the largest retail broker-dealers and serves the needs of individuals and small and mid-sized institutional clients through a network of approximately 16,000 financial advisors located throughout the U.S.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

Position Responsibilities

Morgan Stanley is seeking a coverage attorney within the institutional securities (investment banking and global capital markets) legal group, focusing on equity capital markets transactions. Knowledge of the U.S. securities laws, including the 1933 Act, 1934 Act and related rules and regulations. Experience with underwriting agreements, lock-up agreements and other capital markets documentation. In addition to documentation, attorney will help advise on disclosure, execution, risk and commitment committee matters, as well as work on other investment banking/capital markets-related projects. Opportunity to take on direct responsibility and support leading capital markets and investment banking businesses. Vice President or Executive Director-level position.


Self-motivated, team-player with strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
3 to 10 years (law firm and/or in-house) capital markets legal
New York State bar admission / license.