Legal & Compliance - Transactional Attorney, Associate / AVP

Practice Areas: Corporate Job #: 18771 Exp.: 2+ Years
Description:
The Legal & Compliance department seeks an attorney to provide legal transactional support across a number of Blackstone’s investment businesses, including Tactical Opportunities, Growth, Infrastructure, Life Sciences and Strategic Partners, as well as for the firm’s investments in early-stage companies and other strategic investments. The attorney will be part of a highly collaborative, global legal group, working alongside a group of senior transactional attorneys on a variety of legal and transactional-related matters involving these businesses, and will interact closely with investment professionals and outside counsel. This is an excellent opportunity for an attorney to gain exposure to a diverse and significant portion of Blackstone’s investing businesses and the firm’s balance sheet investments and develop legal transactional skills working within a diverse team of senior transactional lawyers.

Primary areas of responsibility include:
  • Advise on transaction-related legal, structuring and regulatory matters, including competition filings, foreign direct investment matters and trading of public securities
  • Advise on transaction documentation, including bid letters, term sheets and definitive transaction documentation
  • In coordination with investment professionals and outside counsel, scope appropriate level of diligence and advise on key findings of outside counsel
  • Liaise with operations, tax, fund formation and compliance teams on a variety of matters, including transaction structuring, regulatory matters, co-investment matters and signing and closing process
  • Provide legal support to business unit asset management team with respect to existing portfolio companies
  • Support business unit general counsel and senior transactional attorneys on long-term projects and initiatives
  • Liaise with government relations and public affairs teams on transaction-related matters

Qualifications:
Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent, organized and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors. The successful candidate should have:
  • 2+ years’ directly related experience as a corporate attorney in a major law firm
  • Good judgment and ability to provide risk-adjusted, commercial advice to highly sophisticated individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to write and communicate clearly, effectively and confidently
  • Experience managing longer-term projects or initiatives a plus

Competencies:
The candidate should demonstrate the following personal competencies:
  • Ability to understand difficult, complex legal and business problems, and work with colleagues to devise pragmatic and creative solutions
  • Prioritization, perspective and focus on critical tasks that add value, and accountability for delivery
  • Emotional intelligence and the ability to develop relationships and engender trust
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment and with a diligent and conscientious work ethic
  • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to be proactive in new situations

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