Assistant Counsel

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/30/2018

Address

50 California Street
Suite 2900
San Francisco
California
94111
United States

Description

Position Summary:

The Assistant Counsel works on a variety of legal matters involving Low Income Investment Fund, and its subsidiaries, multiple investment funds, and several special purpose entities engaged in nationwide community development lending, grant-making and special program initiatives in a variety of program areas, including: housing, education, early learning and child development, health care, healthy foods and equitable transit oriented development.


Reporting Relationship:

Reports to the General Counsel.

Essential Functions:

 Under the guidance of the General Counsel, the Assistant Counsel shall:

  • Corporate Transactions: Provide legal support for corporate transactions, including secured and unsecured credit facilities, capital market and bond transactions, and grants. Provide legal review of corporate contracts.
  • Provide legal support and guidance to lending department on fund structuring, term sheets and corporate legal issues.
  • Provide legal support and guidance in developing new programs.
  • Manage and maintain legal entities and required licenses.
  •  Board:  Manages, maintains and ensures compliance with corporate board documentation, including certificate of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, resolutions and other corporate records; oversees compliance with California corporate law requirements;  advise on corporate governance issues and best practices.
  • Provide support on enterprise risk management program: including advising on risk and risk mitigation; working with other departments on risk mitigation plans; charting risks and mitigation strategies.
  • Provide guidance and support on legal compliance matters.
  •  Manage outside counsel.


OTHER FUNCTIONS

Additional job duties as assigned by General Counsel.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of 3 years of corporate, real estate or commercial transactional experience with a law firm or corporate legal department.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local housing community, economic development programs a plus.
  • Working knowledge of California not for profit law
  • Working knowledge of diverse legal areas including, corporate, commercial, and real estate law.

EDUCATION AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • JD from an ABA accredited law school and admission to and in good standing in the State Bar of California.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
  • A high degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce and Microsoft word products

 

 

Benefits

We offer excellent benefits. See our website for overview.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

J.D.


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