Major Lindsey & Africa (MLA) has been engaged by a global institution to conduct an exclusive search for a Fixed Income Attorney for its New York, New York office. Our client, (“the Company”) is an equal opportunity employer.
Overview: Fixed income attorney (FIA) for a large municipal markets group, which includes origination bankers, underwriting desk and sales and trading personnel. Ongoing advice in connection with the day-to-day operations of the department on a wide variety of legal issues. Emphasis on municipal underwriting and various regulations (e.g. SEC, MSRB, Volcker) impacting the business. Document review includes bond purchase agreements, response to request for proposals made by municipal entities, engagement letters, confidentiality agreements and other legal documents. Active participation on various control committees. Supervision of the work of Underwriters Counsel
Compensation: Competitive base salary + bonus + equity
Relocation: Not likely.
Experience: At least four years of relevant legal experience. Experience with securities and corporate legal matters. Working knowledge of SEC regulations and debt offerings (corporate or municipal) is required. Candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter who is very adept at problem solving.
Candidate must have strong leadership skills and excellent writing, drafting and presentation skills.
Candidate must have effective negotiating and excellent interpersonal skills. Law firm experience is required. Candidate must have a JD degree and be admitted to at least one state bar (active/good standing)
Bar: Licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction.
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong,London and Tokyo MLA recruiters a...re dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and have been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.
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