Venture Lawyer (Massachusetts or New York)
About the Job
We are seeking a high-energy, self-motivated individual to join our team as a mid- to senior-level associate, focused on venture financing (both company and investor side) and other corporate work, at either our Massachusetts or New York office. This individual will have extensive front-line interaction with clients, counseling senior management about transaction structure and leading negotiations, and will be responsible for drafting/revising documents and closing transactions (with support from our other lawyers and corporate paralegal). We require candidates to be well-versed in industry standards and key issues in these types of agreements, including substantial experience negotiating private equity financings based on NVCA model documents, and to have excellent legal writing skill.
We provide our employees competitive salary and bonus compensation, exceptional benefits, strong mentoring and professional development support, and work-life balance (in part based on our annual target of 1600 billable hours). For candidates not introduced by a recruiter, we are willing to consider relocation support.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and do not discriminate against any candidate or employee on the basis of race, national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion or veteran status. The firm is committed to increasing participation by minorities and women in the legal profession and expanding the opportunities for minorities and women within the profession. The firm is proactive in recruiting minority and women lawyers, contracts specialists, paralegals and staff and strongly encourages the interest of these candidates in the firm.Requirements
Education/Licensure: JD degree required, and admission to practice (or eligible to seek admission to practice) in Massachusetts or New York, as applicable.
Experience: A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in private law practice is required.