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Junior ISDA Attorney

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 Junior ISDA Attorney to assist in negotiating trading agreements.

Specifically you will:

  • Negotiate full suite of trading agreements including, but not limited to, ISDA Master Agreements and Credit Support Annexes, stock loan, prime brokerage agreements, listed derivative trading agreements, OTC clearing agreements, tri-party control agreements, master confirm agreements, confidentiality agreements, electronic trading agreements and other trading-related agreements. 
  • Liaise with IED Sales and Trading desks, as well as members of Firm’s Legal, Risk, Credit and Onboarding teams.
  • Assist a client base which includes hedge funds, mutual funds, pensions, insurance companies, banks, corporates and money managers.
  • Act as primary point of contact with clients and their counsel for all negotiations. Interact with clients in connection with new industry rules and regulations.

Experience:

  • 1 to 5 years’ experience negotiating trading agreements at broker/dealer, buy-side firm and/or law firm.
  • Contract drafting experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail; ability to meet timing deadlines on multiple projects.
  • Ability and initiative to proactively communicate with senior business unit members.
  • Comfortable working in open trading floor environment.

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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