Neuberger Berman Assistant General Counsel - Mutual Funds in New York, New York

Summary:

The attorney will be an integral part of Neuberger Berman's legal & compliance department supporting approximately a $40 billion complex of funds registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, covering multiple asset classes and strategies (equity, fixed income, quantitative, multi-asset, liquid alternatives and private equity) in open-end and closed-end fund structures.

R esponsibilities :

  • Support senior attorneys in all areas of mutual fund business;

  • Prepare and review mutual fund regulatory documents, including registration statements, financial statements and proxy statements;

  • Review marketing materials and requests for proposals;

  • Draft, negotiate and maintain various contracts, including intermediary distribution agreements;

  • Provide advice to various departments within the firm, including the mutual fund operations;

  • Prepare and maintain information for fund board meetings;

  • Adapt and adjust job responsibilities to accommodate changing priorities while managing multiple requirements and timelines; and

  • Monitor for new regulatory requirements that may impact the business and funds.

Requirements:

  • JD required;

  • Member of New York state bar (or the ability to waive in);

  • 2-4 years of experience in the practice of investment management law, with a preference for registered fund experience from an in-house legal department, law firm or the SEC;

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal;

  • Desire to learn a variety of aspects of the asset management business, including operations, administration, distribution and compliance; and

  • Self-starter with strong work ethic; ability to work at a high level in a collegial, fast-paced, demanding environment.

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Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally. With offices in 20 countries, Neuberger Berman's team is more than 1,900 professionals. Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm fosters an investment culture of fundamental research and independent thinking. It manages $304 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2018. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.nb.com .