Legal - AMD Private Equity Attorney - VP - Dallas and New York

Location(s) US-NY-New York | US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2021-78978
Schedule Type
Full Time
Function(s)
Legal
Region
Americas
Division
Legal
Business Unit
Asset Management Legal
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

BUSINESS UNIT AND ROLE OVERVIEW:

Goldman Sachs is one of the world’s leading investors in alternative investments. With over 30 years of experience, we invest in the full spectrum of alternatives, including private equity, growth equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure, ESG, and absolute-return strategies. Our clients access these solutions through our direct proprietary strategies, customized strategic partnerships, and open-architecture programs. Our alternative investment teams represent over 1,000 professionals, across 31 offices around the world. We leverage the depth and breadth of global relationships across Goldman Sachs to identify investment opportunities, drawing on our firm-wide capital market insights, industry research, and risk management platforms. We extend these capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, family offices and individuals, for which we invest or advise on over $300 billion of alternative investments.

 

Growth Equity

Growth Equity is dedicated to providing expansion capital to category-defining companies, spanning multiple industries, including Enterprise, FinTech, Consumer and Healthcare.  Growth Equity seeks to leverage the global network, resources and expertise of Goldman Sachs to enable portfolio companies to scale via product, customer and geographic expansion or M&A.

 

Corporate Private Equity

Established in 1986, Corporate Private Equity leverages the platform and global network of Goldman Sachs, providing differentiated access in sourcing new opportunities, while acting as a trusted partner across the lifecycle of an investment. Corporate Private Equity invests across industries and geographies, and in a variety of complex situations, including leveraged buy-outs and recapitalizations.

 

Infrastructure

Established in 2006, Infrastructure makes direct investments in infrastructure and infrastructure related companies. Infrastructure pursues a long-term investment strategy for infrastructure assets and partners with experienced operators and management teams across multiple sectors, including transportation, utilities, telecom and energy. Infrastructure benefits from the platform and global network of Goldman Sachs, providing differentiated access in sourcing new opportunities and unlocking value, while acting as a trusted partner across the lifecycle of an investment. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

AMD Private Equity Attorney - VP New York

 

Asset Management Division (AMD) Legal is looking for an experienced private equity/M&A attorney to provide transactional legal coverage for private equity investments in Growth Equity, Corporate Private Equity, Infrastructure and other AMD desks. The attorney will also be closely involved in managing legal, regulatory and reputational issues involving portfolio companies and investment exits. The position offers the opportunity to partner with the business and other control-side areas and oversee legal aspects throughout the transaction life cycle, including the analysis of legal and reputational issues as part of investment committee and portfolio management processes.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Advising AMD professionals on the structuring and execution of private equity transactions, taking into account legal, regulatory, reputational and compliance issues
  • Managing outside counsel and overseeing legal due diligence
  • Handling transaction-related fund and fiduciary issues and working with fund management on investor communications
  • Liaising with portfolio companies regarding legal, regulatory, compliance and reputational issues
  • Coordinating with other control-side areas

 

SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

  • 4-8 years’ post qualification experience required in a leading law firm or financial institution
  • Strong transactional experience in mergers and acquisitions and private equity is required
  • Experience with private equity funds is a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills; ability to clearly articulate ideas and develop stakeholder relationships
  • Team-oriented with ability to respond and be flexible to client demands while adhering to firm policies and group practices
  • Ability to engage proactively as an advisor to the business and collaboratively work with other control areas

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