Our client, an elite US law firm, is looking to hire a midlevel or senior associate (class of 2020+) in its market-leading funds regulatory team in Chicago.
It is important that candidates have a strong understanding of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940. Having experience in private equity and hedge fund formation is also beneficial.
The attorneys in the investment funds group offer legal, regulatory, and compliance advice to investment advisers, family offices, and other financial institutions worldwide. They deal with the operation and management of various funds, such as private equity funds, private credit funds, hedge funds, and real estate funds. They also provide guidance on structuring complex corporate transactions involving investment advisers and funds. The investment funds regulatory attorneys regularly assist clients with SEC examinations, investigations, and enforcement actions and collaborate closely with the firm’s white collar litigation department. They also provide advice on Investment Company Act matters, including regulatory compliance, status, and structuring.
Though you will be surrounded by the world’s leading attorneys in the funds regulations space, you will be in a supportive environment. Associates are encouraged to socialise and the firm prides itself on its inclusive and dynamic culture.
The firm invests in the professional development of its lawyers and provides opportunities for growth and advancement within the firm. This includes regular training and mentorship programs, as well as opportunities to work closely with clients and associates are encouraged to get involved with pro bono matters.
The firm also has an award-winning career track, which includes assisting you into an alternative track position should you want it.
Candidates must have outstanding academics and be qualified in Illinois.
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