Senior Counsel, Corporate & Compliance - Equinox Fitness Clubs

    • New York, NY

Senior Counsel, Corporate & Compliance - Equinox Fitness Clubs



We are a company with integrated luxury and lifestyle offerings centered on Movement, Nutrition and Regeneration. In addition to Equinox, our other brands, Blink, Pure Yoga, SoulCycle, Furthermore, Precision Run and Equinox Hotels are all recognized for inspiring and motivating members and employees to maximize life. Within our portfolio of brands, we have more than 200 locations within every major city across the United States in addition to London, Toronto, & Vancouver."


We are passionate about high performance living and we practice what we preach - investing time in our own health and fitness.We believe that everyone has untapped potential within them and it takes a disruptive approach to unleash it. We dream big and don't settle for the status quo. We sweat the details. We never accept less than 110% to help each other deliver the Equinox experience and enable our members to get great results. We are obsessed with what's new, what's now, what's next. Never following, always leading, living ahead of the moment in fashion, culture and consumer behavior. We aren't just a company; we're a community vested in each other's success. We value humility and a team approach at every level of the company.

If you are a high performing individual who is passionate about winning and inspiring others then we are excited to discuss career opportunities with you.

Job Description

Reporting to Equinox's Chief Legal Officer, the Senior Counsel, Corporate & Compliance will be primarily responsible for supporting the organization's legal needs with respect to corporate and financing transactions, legal entity maintenance and governance, and regulatory and policy compliance. The Senior Counsel, Corporate & Compliance must have expertise in complex corporate law matters, extensive experience drafting and negotiating corporate agreements and commercial contracts, and an appetite for learning and counseling within new or changing areas of compliance and the law. The Senior Counsel, Corporate & Compliance should be a business-oriented lawyer with the ability to recommend policies, solutions and strategies to a high-growth business and be able to manage multiple, complex projects in a fast-paced environment.

  • Provide legal support on corporate matters, working closely and collaboratively with all parts of the organization, including finance, business development, and operational teams
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of governance documents, term sheets, and corporate agreements for the company and its subsidiaries
  • Advise on best practices and compliance with corporate and regulatory matters for the company and its subsidiaries
  • Assist in developing, maintaining and enhancing new processes, policies and procedures and implementing compliance training and monitoring
  • Maintain corporate and legal entity structure and compliance
  • Provide broad support to colleagues within the Legal Department

  • Minimum 8-10 years of legal experience handling a broad assortment of corporate and compliance matters
  • The ideal candidate will have a mix of prior in-house experience at a fast paced and dynamic organization and prior law firm experience at a top firm
  • Excellent academic credentials, including a JD from a top law school
  • Admission and member in good standing of the New York bar
  • Strong business instincts and acumen and the ability to assess legal risk
  • Exceptional analytical, writing, and communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills combined with strong attention to detail
  • Local candidates only

Additional Information

  • We offer competitive salary, benefits and industry leading commission opportunities for club employees
  • Complimentary Club membership
  • 30- 50% discounts on all Equinox products and services including Personal Training, Private Pilates, Spa and Café' services and Shop items

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.

Equinox is an equal opportunity employer. For more information regarding our career opportunities, please visit one of our clubs or our website at

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Must have a legal right to work in the United States.

More than just a typical gym, Equinox is a high-end luxury fitness club that has redefined what it means to live a high-performance, well-rounded lifestyle.

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