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Associate Counsel, M&A

| Greater NYC Area

As an Associate Counsel at Compass, you work on exciting matters that require proactive legal guidance. You're part of a group of talented in-house lawyers and the projects you work on challenge you to think creatively and constructively. You are energetic and collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of Compass’s business and work with employees across the company. Your contributions will be impactful, value driven and you will play an instrumental role on the Compass Legal Team.

 At Compass You Will:

  • Work with legal and business teams to conduct due diligence with respect to various corporate transactions
  • Prepare due diligence reports and advise on legal issues and risks relating to due diligence findings
  • Draft ancillary documentation relating to mergers and acquisitions and other strategic transactions
  • Coordinate transaction signings and closings
  • Work collaboratively with multiple cross-functional teams on post-transaction and integration matters
  • Support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes

 What We Look For:

  • Strong academic credentials including a JD and membership in good standing in at least one state bar (NY bar a plus)
  • 1-2 years of top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience
  • Background in M&A transactions
  • Confidence operating in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage several simultaneous projects under deadline pressure in a dynamic, fluid environment
  • A team player with low ego who can effectively work with other attorneys and legal professionals
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and an ability to clearly and simply explain complex ideas
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