• Blackrock
  • $133,100.00 -133,100.00/year*
  • Seattle, WA
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 101 S Jackson St

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VP, Private Funds Counsel


**About BlackRock**

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $5.98 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com - Twitter: @blackrock at - Blog: www.blackrockblog.com - LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock .

**Job Description:**

BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to our clients, we provide the investment and technology solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of December 31, 2018, the firm managed approximately $5.98 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com at .

BlackRock manages over $140 billion in alternative investment assets globally, including hedge fund, real assets, private equity and private credit products. The BlackRock alternatives teams manage alternatives investments on behalf of institutional, high net worth and individual investors worldwide.

BlackRock's Legal and Compliance team works with business teams to develop investment management products and business solutions that comply with the numerous legal and regulatory requirements to which BlackRock and its products are subject. Legal and Compliance is responsible for, among other things, negotiating contracts; providing ongoing legal advice to business regarding new and existing products and strategies; overseeing regulatory matters; coordinating litigation and legal proceedings; establishing legal and compliance policies and procedures that meet applicable regulatory requirements and testing the operative effectiveness of those policies and procedures and conducting training.

**Private Funds Attorney**

We are searching for an attorney specializing in fund formation to support the BlackRock alternatives business. The attorney will be responsible for providing legal advice and consultation, focusing on a variety of legal issues relating to alternative investment funds, and assisting in coordinating projects and managing business relationships.


+ Requires a J.D. with superior academic credentials from a nationally-recognized law school and four to six years' experience as a lawyer in a major law firm or the legal department of an alternative investment fund management firm or the alternative investment division at an investment bank. Fund formation experience and familiarity with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Dodd-Frank Act and federal securities laws are required.

+ Must have strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple time sensitive matters in a demanding, fast-paced and fluid environment. The candidate must have the ability to coordinate complex projects involving different business and support groups and to assist the business in implementing solutions across the broad range of BlackRock products and services.

+ Having a business and solution-oriented approach to interacting and working with clients is critical for this role.

+ Exceptional analytical, written and oral communication and relationship-building skills required, as is a proven track record working as a member of a team. The candidate must have a strong ability to solve problems in a practical manner and to communicate complex concepts in an understandable way.

+ The candidate should also be capable of overseeing work done by external counsel.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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