Associate General Counsel

Hudson River Trading is a quantitative trading and technology firm based in downtown Manhattan. We are currently seeking a bright and motivated lawyer to join our team. At HRT we pride ourselves on having created a work environment that comfortably blends the laid back feeling of a dot-com, the imagination of a startup, the excitement of a trading floor and the intellectual stimulation of a think tank. Because of this and other unique aspects of our company culture and structure, the candidate will have the opportunity to engage in a very broad array of legal work. This includes but is not limited to securities regulation, real estate, intellectual property, employment-related matters and contract negotiation. This person will be reporting directly to General Counsel.

Job duties will include:

  • Contract drafting and negotiation 
  • Legal research and advising the general counsel and management
  • Supervising outside counsel

Requirements:

  • 4-7 years of experience
  • Corporate law attorney 
  • Experience with cash equities is a plus
  • Must possess effective communication skills 
  • Must be interested in the underlying business
  • Must be able to learn quickly and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be able to work beyond market hours and meet deadlines

 

 


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