Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

 The legal team at Nuveen provides advice and guidance in support of Nuveen’s asset management activities.  Nuveen is the asset management subsidiary of the TIAA organization, with over $900 billion in assets under management.  Nuveen manages investments on a global scale in the equities, fixed income and alternatives space, and Nuveen is primarily responsible for asset management product development, product management and solutions for the TIAA organization.  Nuveen also leads and supports strategic enterprise-wide projects within the TIAA organization.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

 The Nuveen legal team is looking to hire an attorney capable of providing legal advice and guidance to its asset management and investment management clients, including TIAA itself.   

Expertise is sought primarily in the area of private fixed income investments, with a particular focus on private placements and project finance transactions. Expertise in restructurings, workouts and bankruptcies, securitizations, syndicated credit facilities and public and 144A fixed income investments would be a plus. Also, experience in one or more of the following areas would be helpful: securities and insurance regulation relating to asset and investment management, investment product development and management and international / cross border transactions.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Required:

  • 7+ years of experience with a major law firm and/or an in-house legal department, with a focus on one or more of the following disciplines: private fixed income investments, in particular private placements and project finance transactions.

  • JD degree from an ABA accredited law school and member in good standing of a state bar

 Preferred:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and organizational skills.

  • 12+ years of experience with a major law firm and/or an in-house legal department, with a focus on one or more of the following disciplines: private fixed income investments, in particular private placements and project finance transactions.

  • Ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision.

  • Small level of travel involved 


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