Mid to Senior Level Associate

Investment Management Group

Boston

The Investment Management Group of the Boston office is looking for a mid-level to senior associate (class of 2015-2018) with experience in 1940 Act registered funds and business development company work. High level of academic achievement and experience in the investment management group of a peer firm is preferred.

Skadden’s Investment Management Group advises sponsors and underwriters on the structuring, offering, operation, ongoing financing and regulation of registered investment companies and business development companies, for whose boards of directors we also provide corporate and regulatory advice. We have played a major role in key developments and innovations in the investment management arena, including advice with respect to target term trusts, “no-load” offering structures and rights offerings for closed-end funds, preferred stock and other leveraging strategies for closed-end funds and registered private equity funds, and other types of privately offered registered investment companies. We have a market-leading practice representing registered closed-end funds and business development companies, including extensive experience addressing issues raised by market discounts and dissident investors seeking short-term profits for themselves at the expense of funds and their other shareholders.

Associates who join Skadden laterally participate in an enhanced mentor program, which specifically focuses on the unique needs experienced attorneys face during professional transitions. 

These efforts, along with our professional development and other Skadden benefits, including a hybrid work model with work from home flexibility, underscores Skadden's long-standing commitment to investing in its people, culture and diversity. We also have an extensive pro bono program that allows attorneys to devote, and receive credit for, time for myriad causes that spark their interests and matches those interests with the legal needs in the community.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that all newly-hired personnel in the United States must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first day of employment.

EEO Statement

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking. 

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