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About Us

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 60 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy... debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced attorney to join our Private Investments Legal Team to join the ongoing expansion of our private markets business, a global team providing holistic legal support to Wellington Management's growing private investing business. This new Counsel will join a team of dynamic lawyers advising business, investment and operational colleagues on a range of transactional, regulatory and strategic matters. This individual will focus primarily on supporting the formation and ongoing lifecycle of private equity and/or private credit funds, co-investment programs and related vehicles. Counsel will also collaborate closely with other team members and cross-functional colleagues to advise on legal and regulatory developments, new business initiatives and strategic projects.

• Advise on the formation, operation and governance of private equity/venture capital and private credit funds
• Counsel business, operational and investment colleagues on a wide range of activities and initiatives
• Represent the firm in negotiations with fund investors and strategic service providers
• Manage and collaborate with external counsel and alternative providers
• Monitor and advise on legal and regulatory developments impacting our funds and business
• Lead or contribute to team projects to enhance and grow the scalability of our fund lifecycle support model
• Advise and collaborate with compliance partners to develop or update risk-based policies and controls
• Flex to advise on portfolio investment transactions (with support from external deal counsel) as needed QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
• 6+ years of experience practicing law at a national law firm or in-house
• Experience with private fund formation, investment adviser regulation and federal securities laws
• Strong counseling skills and judgment, adept at balancing risks and commercial objectives
• Excellent communication, relationship and influence skills, able to distill complex topics for varied audiences
• Strong organizational skills, comfortable prioritizing and managing competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capabilities, able to proactively identify risks and areas for improvement and drive pragmatic solutions
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented, global and cross-functional environment
• Growth mindset and intellectual curiosity, open to learning new practice skills and developing new subject matter expertise as needed
• Desire to help develop and grow contributions of early career professionals in the team Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at [email protected] .

At Wellington Management, our approach to compensation is designed to help us attract, inspire and retain the best talent in our industry.We strive to pay employees fairly and competitively across all levels and roles. Our approach to compensation considers all aspects of total compensation; all employees are eligible to receive salary, variable compensation, and benefits. The base salary range for this position is:
USD 100,000 - 225,000
This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; role; skills and experience; certifications; and education. This range is an estimate, and further details on salary and total compensation aspects will be shared with candidates during the recruitment process.

Base salary is only one component of Wellington's total compensation approach. Other rewards may include a discretionary Corporate Bonus and/ or Incentives, if eligible. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and high value benefit package to meet the unique needs of our employees and their families, and we are committed to fostering a flexible work environment that enables employees to thrive personally and professionally. Examples of our benefits include retirement plan, health and wellbeing, dental, vision, and pharmacy coverage, health savings account, flexible spending accounts and commuter program, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, adoption assistance, back-up childcare, tuition/CFA reimbursement and paid time off (leave of absence, paid holidays, volunteer, sick and vacation time
New York NY USA


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