Funds Formation Partner

New York, NY


Our client seeks a Partner experienced in funds formation for its Corporate Group. Candidate should have expertise with funds with investment strategies (private equity, venture capital, real estate, infrastructure, or credit) including co-investment vehicles and SPV’s; experience in limited partnerships and LLCs, seed capital arrangements, joint venture arrangements, single-client arrangements, separately managed accounts and funds, and regulatory compliance. Candidate should have some level of portables.

About the Firm

Our client is a unique, elite mid-sized law firm with practice areas that compete with BigLaw, like its premier top-ranked shareholder activism practice. They have received recognition in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, Legal 500 and have been named one of the top 20 Best Mid-sized Law Firms in the US by the National Law Journal.

With over eighty attorneys based in New York City, our client has a dedicated team of partners and associates, to handle clients’ matters on the highest level in various fields of law, including, but not limited to: Corporate, Shareholder Activism, Bankruptcy, Commercial Litigation, Advertising, ERISA, Employment Practices, IP, Real Estate, Insurance, White Collar Defense and Tax Matters.

Within the firm’s Corporate/Securities/Transactional practice, corporate attorneys negotiate a wide variety of corporate, strategic, and financing transactions, working with market-leading private and public companies, hedge funds, private equity firms, other global investors, and academic research institutions. Corporate attorneys at the firm also act as outside general counsel to clients advising on, among other items, corporate governance, legal compliance, including SEC regulatory and stock exchange requirements, and risk management.

The firm offers flexible and competitive fee arrangements and rates to service public company clients of a smaller size that may be outpriced by larger law firms and has the requisite specialists to support all corporate needs of public company clients.

The ideal candidate/group should have a corporate practice that is complementary or synergistic with those described above and an interest in working in a collegial and supportive firm, providing its clients with best-in-class work product, expertise and service.

The firm is profitable, offering extremely competitive partner compensation and excellent benefits. Our client is an EOE/M/F/D/V.


  • Experience in funds formation at Partner level in a law firm environment
  • Academic excellence or other record of achievement
  • Strong writing skills
  • Confident, mature presence and speaking ability
  • Modest portables


$350,000-$400,000 base compensation, plus origination percentages scale




Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $350,000-$400,000 base compensation, plus origination percentages scale

Date Active: 4.15.2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt

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