Legal, GSAM Derivatives Attorney, Vice President

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.

Basic Qualifications• 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

Preferred Qualifications• 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

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