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ATTORNEY/ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR , MIT Investment Management Company (MITIMCo)-Global Investment Legal Services (GIS Legal) , to serve as GIS Legal associate director, with an emphasis on negotiating and overseeing trading agreements. Will collaborate with GIS Legal and other teams to provide MITIMCo with first-class legal support and advice. MIT invests around the world and is subject to multiple layers of financial compliance and regulatory frameworks. Will concentrate on programs supporting MITIMCo's investment decisions, implementing legal advice and strategies that facilitate MITIMCo's operations, and policies and procedures enhancing MITIMCo's operational efficiency and support MIT's mission. Responsibilities include championing the legal review, negotiation, and execution of agreements with trading counterparties and associated service providers; championing the legal assessment and implementation of a manager's trading needs; collaborating on legal review for hedge fund investments, primary investments, co-investments, and investments; identifying issues and consulting with MIT's external tax, ERISA, and derivatives counsel on resolving legal matters; researching legal and compliance issues; leading the legal review of operational due diligence for critical vendors; serving on MITIMCo's investment implementation committee and sub-committees, regulatory requirements, or other needs; and a variety of other duties.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : J.D.; seven-plus years' law firm and/or in-house experience, including expertise negotiating investment trading agreements; admission to the Massachusetts' Bar; ability to resolve ambiguous, complex, and multivariable problems; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to organize/manage multiple projects and competing needs; strong Microsoft Office skills; initiative; attention to detail; and diplomacy. PREFERRED : experience with hedge fund investments and experience at an asset management firm/investment office of a university or other nonprofit. Job #19590-13
A cover letter and resume are required for consideration.
Internal Number: 19590
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