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Attorney - Investment Management

Help us shape the future.  Elevate is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help. If you are a client-focused professional who wants your ideas to make a difference, Elevate’s team of highly regarded legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

Elevate is a next generation global legal service provider that ranked 53rd on the Inc. 5000 in 2016, a prestigious annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies. We help law firms and corporate legal departments with practical ways to improve efficiency, quality and outcomes.

At Elevate we live our core values:

We deliver - We are careful about the commitments we make to our customers and to each other. We do what we say we will.     
We Innovate - We celebrate creativity. We challenge the status quo and continuously ask of ourselves, and each other how can we improve.     
We care - We listen to our customers’ needs and help them solve their business problems. Our work is a positive influence on our personal lives and the lives of our families.

The legal industry is changing and Elevate’s team are already some of the most respected leaders in the sector as we continue to deliver cutting-edge products and services in support of our clients. Elevate’s client and Top Tier Investment Bank is looking for a temporary attorney to be part of the Investment Management legal team.

Specifically you will:

  • Work with and advise business clients directly, as well as provide guidance and practical solutions for various corporate policies.
  • Advise on a full range of issues associated with investment advisors, mutual funds, hedge funds and/or private equity firms including compliance matters, investment vehicles and governance structures.
  • Provide practical legal advice and support on business matters in a dynamic environment.

Experience:

  • Significant experience with negotiation of investment management agreements and private fund formation.
  • Strong substantive knowledge of the Investment Advisers Act.
  • Knowledge of Investment Company Act of 1940, the Commodity Exchange Act and the Volcker Rule a plus.

Skills for Success:

  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a client-centric, deadline driven environment.
  • Attention to detail and superior reading comprehension.
  • Rapid turnaround in a fast-paced environment is a must.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work with cross functional organizations.

Qualifications:

  • J.D. required.
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