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Vice President, Institutional Asset Management Legal Counsel

Company: Blackrock, Inc.
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionAbout this roleWe are searching for an attorney specializing in asset management to support BlackRock's institutional client business, which includes public and private pension plans, foundations, endowments, family offices, insurers, sovereign wealth clients and other financial institutions. In this role, you will focus on separately managed accounts, contracting, and advisory engagements, investing with third-party managers, fiduciary duties of asset managers, and the firm's outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) business.You should demonstrate initiative and accountability, possess excellent analytical, communications and negotiation skills, have the ability to work across different business functions while remaining responsive, have confidence presenting complex issues to senior business managers, and be able to work creatively in a fast-paced environment. You may also be responsible for outside counsel engagement.This position will be located in Atlanta.To ensure success you will possess the following:

  • J.D. with outstanding academic credentials and five to seven years' experience as a lawyer in a major law firm, in the legal department of an alternative investment fund management firm, or in the alternative investment division at an investment bank. We are seeking candidates with experience with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, ERISA, banking regulations, the Dodd-Frank Act and/or securities laws. Familiarity with an OCIO business model may also be beneficial.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. You should have outstanding analytical, written and verbal communication and relationship-building skills and a consistent track record working as a member of a team. You should solve problems in a practical manner, communicate complex concepts in an understandable way, and prioritize numerous demands.
  • Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive matters and remain highly organized. You should also excel at coordinating complex projects involving different business and assisting the business in implementing solutions across a range of BlackRock products and services.Our benefitsTo help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.Our hybrid work modelBlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 3 days in the office each week, with the flexibility to work from home up to 2 days a week; some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. Beginning in September, all employees will shift to at least 4 days in the office per week,with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. We remain focused onincreasing the impactful moments that arise when we work togetherin person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.About BlackRockAt BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.For additional information on BlackRock, please visit -- Instagram: - Twitter: - LinkedIn:BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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