Our client is an independent, established fundamental long/short equity hedge fund manager based in New York City with a 20+ year track record. The firm is an investment advisor registered with the U.S. SEC.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Manage all global regulatory filings
  • Negotiate commercial contracts (including prime brokerage and ISDA Agreements, as well as IT and operational agreements)
  • Serving on various internal committees
  • Negotiate fund agreements, side letter agreements, NDAs, and other investment related contracts
  • Assisting investment team on legal issues impacting portfolio investments
  • Ensuring compliance with the Advisers Act
  • Responding to ongoing AML/KTC and regulatory requests from counterparties
  • Manage global network of relationships with law firms and compliance consultants
  • Lead firm through regulatory examinations and mock compliance audits
  • Work on various founder family office arrangements

  • JD and active NY State Bar status
  • Minimum of 5 years legal experience, preferably at a hedge fund or other investment manager, but will also consider only law firm experience (prior GC experience not necessary)
  • Extensive experience with private fund structuring and compliance, and the Investment Advisers Act
  • Ascendant career trajectory without a lot of job switching
  • Ideal candidate will have started at a law firm and moved in-house to a fund manager, and still on the upswing of their career life cycle

Base salary
$400,000/yr - $650,000/yr