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BlackRock Vice President - Fund Attorney in New York, New York


About this role

BlackRock's business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to parents and grandparents, doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We are committed to our clients-period. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future.

That's why investors of all kinds have made us the world's largest asset manager, entrusting us with trillions of dollars, and it's why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.

We know you want to feel valued every single day and be recognized for your contribution. At BlackRock, we strive to empower our employees and actively engage their involvement in our success. Come join our team and experience what it feels like to be part of an organization that makes a difference.

BlackRock offers all types of investment products, services and strategies to institutional investors. Our diverse platform of active, index, and alternative investment strategies across asset classes allows BlackRock to tailor investment outcomes and asset allocation solutions for clients.

This role is open to several locations: New York, Seattle, Atlanta, and Los Angeles.

Fund Attorney

We are searching for an attorney specializing in fund formation to support the BlackRock illiquid alternatives business. Ideally our candidate is a private funds attorney who will be involved in providing legal advice and consultation, focusing on a variety of legal issues relating to alternative investment funds, including fund structuring, marketing and corporate governance.

To ensure success in the role, you will possess the following:

  • J.D. with outstanding academic credentials from a nationally-recognized law school, and five or more years' experience as a lawyer in the asset management or fund formation group within a major law firm, the legal department of an investment management firm or the alternative investment division at an investment bank. Fund formation experience and familiarity with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the other U.S. and non-U.S. laws impacting privately offered funds would be preferred.

  • Demonstrated initiative and accountability, excellent analytical, written and verbal communications skills, comfort with working across different business functions while remaining responsive, and the desire to work creatively in a fast-paced environment.

Our benefits

To 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.

About BlackRock

At 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.

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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.