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Counsel, M&A

| Greater NYC Area

As a 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:

  • Provide business-focused legal advice across the organization on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions
  • Assist with drafting, reviewing and negotiating definitive and ancillary transaction documents
  • Manage deal due diligence processes, including identifying risks and proposing solutions
  • Oversee transaction signings and closings
  • Provide legal support to multiple cross-functional teams on post-transaction and integration matters
  • Support the continuous improvement of our 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)
  • 3-5 years of top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience
  • Background in M&A transactions with particular emphasis in the technology sector
  • 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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