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'40 Act Senior Investment Management Attorney

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Are you an experienced New York investment management attorney looking for a new in-house position? Latitude is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Securities Group of a prestigious financial services company located in New York City as Vice President & Senior Counsel. Interested candidates should have at least 5+ years of experience with registered management investment companies, including experience with the Investment Company Act of 1940 and Investment Advisers Act. The ideal candidate will be highly adept at managing mutual funds and variable funds and will possess strong register funds, RIA, and broker dealer experience. Candidates must be licensed to practice and in good standing in New York.

Responsibilities for the Senior Investment Management Attorney:
  • Review of 1940 Act fund registration statements, prospectuses, proxy statements, and other regulatory filings
  • Analysis of investment, marketing and operational legal and compliance issues related to the funds and the registered investment adviser
  • Work on mergers, product changes, and creation of new funds
  • Analysis and interpretation of applicable legal requirements, including implementation of new rules
  • Preparation of materials for review by the funds’ boards of trustees and will attend and present at board meetings
Requirements for the Senior Investment Management Attorney:
  • 5+ years of experience managing mutual funds and variable funds at law firm and/or financial services company; register funds, RIA and broker dealer experience preferred
  • Must have expertise in the Investment Company Act of 1940 and Investment Advisers Act
  • Minimum 1-2 years of law firm experience
  • Licensed to practice and in good standing in New York
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Ability to identify and manage legal risks and build relationships
  • Excellent technical expertise in securities law and governance matters
Position Details of the Senior Investment Management Attorney:
  • Type of Role: Permanent
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Location: New York, NY (hybrid – 3 days a week in office)
The salary range for this role is $225,000 to $275,000 or more. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to work experience, qualifications, credentials and location. In addition to salary, a competitive benefits package is also provided.

Latitude will not disclose your identity or propose you to prospective clients without your prior consent. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

About Latitude

Latitude is a full-service national legal services company that specializes in providing high-end, flexible contract engagements and permanent positions to outstanding attorneys, paralegals, compliance officers and legal operations professionals. We work closely with our candidates to understand their career goals and match them with the substantive engagements they want with our clients, who range from Fortune 500 corporations to small companies and Global 50 law firms to boutiques. With offices coast-to-coast, we employ legal professionals across the country. Latitude’s client service leaders and recruiters are all former practicing attorneys and understand the demands faced by those we serve.

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Great legal professionals who are seeking permanent positions choose to work with Latitude because of our deep market knowledge, career advocacy and extensive client base. Our own practice experience and client relationships enable us to effectively tailor our candidate proposals to the specific practice strengths and interpersonal attributes that matter most to our clients and to match our candidates with the opportunities that will be most fulfilling to them.

For more information about Latitude, please visit us at https://latitudelegal.com.

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