The FMR LLC Legal Department is seeking to hire a senior attorney to join the Asset Management, Portfolio Investments Legal team supporting the Fidelity High Income and Alternatives Division. In this role, you will provide counsel to High Income and Alternatives Division in relation to the legal and regulatory issues associated with investments made and transactions entered into on behalf of Fidelity’s funds and clients, with a particular emphasis on supporting the new Direct Lending Group. Provide all aspects of legal support to new direct lending platform and, on an as needed basis, support other assets classes, including distressed debt, special situation and real estate investments.
The Skills You Bring
Ability to work independently under pressure in a dynamic environment that will require you to manage multiple, competing tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work as a team member in a team context; ability to build relationships with a range of lawyers and non-lawyers across the company.
Willingness to exercise independent judgment.
Highly organized, self-motivated and self-directed, but comfortable with reporting lines that require obtaining approvals and buy-ins from numerous constituents.
Strong communications and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate complex legal concepts clearly and efficiently to non-lawyers
Excellent writing and analytic skills.
The Expertise We’re Looking For
J.D with 8+ years’ relevant experience as a practicing attorney, including: origination of direct loans, securities laws, special situations, bankruptcy, distressed debt, real estate and leveraged loan trading experience.
Law firm or equivalent experience required.
Experience must include senior responsibility for directing and being accountable for structuring, reviewing, negotiating, and facilitating complex investments.
Experience with the’40 Act, Advisers Act, 33’ Act and 34’ Act .
Strong contract negotiation skills required.
Internal Number: 2044983
About Fidelity Investments
At Fidelity, we are focused on making our financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. We are a privately held company that places a high degree of value in creating and nurturing a work environment that attracts the best talent and reflects our commitment to our associates. We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workplace where we respect and value our associate for their unique perspectives and experiences. For information about working at Fidelity, visit FidelityCareers.com.
Fidelity Investments is an equal opportunity employer.