Legal - GSAM Derivatives Attorney - Vice President - New York

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Goldman Sachs USA

2018-12-13 19:21:00

Job location New York, New York, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Legal

Job description


We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) Legal is looking for a derivatives attorney preferably with asset management experience to provide legal coverage (including the negotiation and documentation) of OTC derivatives, cleared swaps, futures, repo, prime brokerage and securities lending transactions, etc. Other responsibilities will include assessing and implementing global regulatory changes affecting the trading and documentation of such transactions, including preparing and reviewing client facing communications and documentation related to derivatives, working with the business to implement required changes in policies and procedures and advising compliance. The derivatives legal team is part of the broader IMD legal team, and provides ongoing support with respect to advisory issues related to mutual funds, alternative investment funds and institutional clients.


  • 5+ years related legal experience post-JD in a reputable law firm, fund, asset management firm or investment bank
  • Strong substantive knowledge of and significant experience in derivatives
  • Outstanding law firm and law school credentials
  • High level of initiative, integrity, organization and commercial instincts
  • Adept at developing interpersonal relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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Legal - GSAM Derivatives Attorney - Vice President - New York

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