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Vice President, Retail Alternative Funds Legal

Vice President, Retail Alternative Funds Legal

Vice President, Retail Alternative Funds Legal

Atlanta, GA 30326

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We are seeking an attorney to serve as a member of BlackRock’s 1940 Act Legal team, focusing on BlackRock’s US retail alternatives fund business. Responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, providing legal advice and support relating to the structuring, launch and distribution of 1940 Act funds that focus on alternative strategies, such as private credit and private equity, as well as reviewing and analyzing transactions being considered for potential investment, including transactions in reliance on a SEC co-investment exemptive order. The attorney will provide legal support to key partners including product development, business operations, and portfolio management, and will also work closely with other teams within BlackRock’s Legal & Compliance department.


  • Requires a J.D. with superior academic credentials from a nationally recognized law school and at least five years' experience as a lawyer in a major law firm or in the legal department of a leading financial services organization.
  • Experience with the Investment Company Act of 1940 is strongly recommended. Familiarity with private investments and the structuring of alternative products is strongly preferred.
  • The candidate should have exceptional analytical, written and oral communication and relationship building skills, and must be able to work effectively both independently and as a member of the team, in a demanding, fast-paced, global environment handling multiple tasks and projects concurrently while maintaining high standards and attention to detail.
  • The candidate must have a strong ability to solve problems in a practical manner and communicate legal, compliance and business issues/risks in an understandable way.
  • The candidate should have the ability and desire to develop expertise in new or unfamiliar areas of law.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their ren’s educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment – the one we make in our employees. It’s why we’re dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.

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