Legal Analyst

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-2252

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Two Sigma Private Investments (“TSPI”), Two Sigma’s private markets division, develops and executes private investment opportunities that provide diversifying sources of return for our investors. We invest with a principal mindset utilizing our flexible capital base to create investment opportunities with asymmetric risk-reward potential. We have developed particular expertise in building business platforms with experienced operators in and around asset intensive businesses across a number of industries including financials, natural resources and transportation. 

Two Sigma Ventures (“TSV”) is the venture capital arm of Two Sigma Investments, investing in early-stage startups across a range of industries that leverage math, data, and advanced science. TSV has invested in nearly 50 companies since it was started in 2012.

Together, TSPI and TSV have a growing team of 35+ professionals with significant institutional private investment experience that have made investments totaling in excess of $1 billion.

We are seeking a bright, analytical, enthusiastic and organized legal analyst to join the legal team for TSPI and TSV. This position is ideal for someone who is interested in potentially pursuing a career as a corporate attorney and who would like to gain insight into the practice of law in-house at an investment advisor and a broad spectrum of transaction types and structures. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting internal and external counsel through the entire lifecycle of investments (from the initial evaluation of a potential investment through to the ultimate exit);
  • Reviewing, revising and negotiating service contracts and non-disclosure agreements;
  • Collecting, organizing and tracking a wide variety of transactional and fund documentation and records and developing processes to streamline maintenance of legal records;
  • Summarizing contracts and tracking deal terms across similar investments;
  • Maintaining and updating internal legal templates, forms and best practice guidelines; and
  • Performing legal and other supplemental research.

 

Requirements Include:

  • University degree.
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience as a paralegal or legal administrative assistance in a law firm or corporate setting with a focus on transactional/corporate law.
  • Strong organizational, communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage expectations in a fast-paced environment.
  • Developed sense of ownership and personal responsibility.
  • Analytical frame of mind with a curiosity to learn new skills and about new subject matters.
  • Interest to pursue a career as an attorney with commitment to work for at least 2 to 3 years before entering law school.  

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