Job Title:
Investment Attorney
Seyfarth Shaw
Boston, Massachusetts
Position Details
Position Description:
Seyfarth Shaw LLP seeks an attorney with 7+ years of experience in advising state and corporate pension funds with respect to their investments. The ideal candidate will have experience representing lead or major institutional investors in their domestic and international investments involving comingled funds, co-investments, joint ventures, custom funds, separate accounts and direct principal transactions. Fund counsel with experience negotiating against investors with respect to these investments also will be considered. Familiarity with current market terms, as well as experience negotiating side letters, fund documents, and investment management agreements required. M&A experience is a plus. The position will work with our Institutional Investor Practice Group, including our Multi-disciplinary Institutional Investor Team. We offer a collegial environment and an excellent opportunity to continue to develop strong skills and grow with a national firm. Top law firm experience preferred. Excellent academic credentials, analytical skills and verbal and written communication skills required. The preference is for the position to be in our Washington, D.C. office, but we will consider other offices, including Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, and New York. The Candidate must be admitted to DC bar, or in the state in which the position is seated.

Seyfarth’s premier Institutional Investor Practice advises some of the largest public and private pension funds in the country, representing them in connection with their investments in private equity funds, hedge funds, direct equity, separate accounts, joint ventures, co-investments, club deals, fund of funds and other pooled investments. The investments cover all sectors and include both domestic, off-shore and cross border transactions. Our clients invest in all asset classes, including real estate. This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing practice of 50+ attorneys who represent sophisticated investors in deals typically ranging from $50 million to $300 million. Finance Monthly named Seyfarth its 2017 Pensions – Law Firm of the Year – USA.

Seyfarth provides comprehensive training for our attorneys through our mentoring programs, Seyfarth University, industry credentialing, and hands-on learning by working side-by-side with our partners. We invest in our attorneys to advance in their careers through involvement in case management/strategy and opportunities for extensive client contact. Seyfarth builds leading professionals by supporting speaking engagements and publishing opportunities. Seyfarth also is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for seven consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother four years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants.

We invite you to discover why Seyfarth is recognized worldwide for its innovation. Come experience the Seyfarth difference.

Application Deadline
Application Requirements
  • Resume
Who should be contacted for further information on this opportunity?
Deborah Feldman, Legal Recruting Manager, Boston Office