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Junior-Mid-Level Corporate Associate-Miami-Vault/AmLaw Top 25- 2-6 yrs exp

Full Time

Junior-Mid-Level Corporate Associate


Location: Miami, Florida

Employer: Vault/AmLaw Top 25 fund formation and investment management team

Experience Requirement: 2-6 years in a large law firm setting with some experience with fund formation and investment adviser work.

Key Characteristics:

  • Must have a genuine interest in practicing as a private funds lawyer
  • Must have an understanding of the fundamental elements of the Federal securities laws (i.e., the ’33 Act, the ’34 Act, the Investment Company Act, and the Investment Advisers Act) as they relate to the business of private fund managers
  • Expected to understand the basics of fund economics and be able to coherently draft related language in fund agreements (or be motivated to learn to do so)
  • Basic understanding of entity types from a tax perspective is a plus

Academics: Strong performance in law school

Bar Admission Requirement: Must be admitted to practice, or eligible to waive in to, the jurisdiction in which you will be located

Compensation: Top of market based on office location/experience

Signing Bonus: Yes

Listing Contact:

Ken Klawans, President
Office: 800-200-9950 Ext. 701
Cell/Text: 310-299-1030



Listing ID: 887064PT

Important note to all potential candidates

Carlyle Search Group recruits for many of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the world. These firms have become “biglaw” because they hire the very best and brightest. You should only inquire about this opportunity if you are exceptional.

You must possess ALL of the following if you are seeking to lateral into one of the biglaw firms we work with:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills, with ability to set priorities, manage expectations and perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent/polished legal writing/drafting skills
  • Possesses strong attention to detail
  • Strong people/interpersonal skills including an ability to interface effectively with all levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to competently and professionally interface with business partners of all levels of seniority
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic/willingness to work hard
  • Dependable
  • High degree of maturity
  • Possesses a strong desire to learn and expand legal skill set
  • Keen interest and enjoyment of complex transactions
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Excellent research abilities
  • Willingness to accept significant responsibility
  • Comfortable working directly with clients
  • Dedicated to providing clients with the highest quality legal services
  • Team player
  • Self-starter who is sharp, quick to pick up new concepts, takes initiative and willing to dig in and become an “expert” as needs arise
  • Flexibility and adaptability with respect to assigned tasks and engagements due to changing deadlines, deliverables, and task priorities
  • Ability to take a practical approach to the practice of law taking into account the dynamics of a deal and the needs of the particular clients
  • Possesses leadership skills
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