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Junior Fund Associate - Prestigious Law Firm, Los Angeles

  • Location:

    Los Angeles

  • Sector:

    Private Practice

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Jonathan Skerrett

  • Contact email:

    jonathan@rutherfordsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0891

  • Job ref:

    SKJ35775_5

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-11

​​​​​Are you a dynamic legal professional looking to launch your career with a renowned US Law Firm? Our esteemed client, a Cravath-scale law firm, is in search of an exceptional Junior Associate or Newly Qualified Lawyer to join their Los Angeles office. A California Bar admission is not required for this opportunity.

Position Overview

As a successful candidate, you will work alongside a highly skilled team of attorneys and make a significant contribution to the provision of exceptional legal services within the private funds sector.

Main Duties

Your core responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborating in the structuring, formation, and documentation of private equity funds, which includes drafting and negotiating fund documents, partnership agreements, and subscription agreements.

  • Ensuring strict compliance of private equity funds with all applicable laws and regulations, while staying informed about evolving legal requirements that impact the industry.

  • Cultivating and managing relationships with fund investors, addressing inquiries, concerns, and requests, and providing expert counsel on matters related to fund operations.

  • Reviewing and negotiating investment documentation, including term sheets, purchase agreements, and other transactional documents, all while providing legal insights into fund investments.

  • Conducting due diligence and legal research on potential investments, evaluating associated risks and benefits connected to fund activities.

  • Offering guidance on fund governance and overseeing responsibilities such as fund meetings, record-keeping, and ensuring adherence to fund policies.

Requirements

  • An impressive academic background that showcases your commitment to excellence.

  • Specialized, dedicated experience in fund formation law, preferably from a top-tier law firm within this domain.

  • Willingness to undertake the California Bar, if not already admitted.

  • Qualification as a Lawyer.

If you're an ambitious legal professional ready to push yourself to the next level in the world of private funds with a leading US Law Firm, please get in touch for a confidential conversation.

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Jonathan Skerrett.
Email: jonathan@rutherfordsearch.com
Phone: 020 3778 0891
ReferenceCode: 35775


Rutherford is a specialist legal search firm in the UK and US, operating across both in-house and private practice, recruiting lawyers within financial services practice areas.