Senior Counsel, M&A

| Greater NYC Area

As a Senior 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 day-to-day business-focused legal advice to multiple cross-functional teams on a broad range of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic transactions
  • Serve as a lead attorney responsible for counseling the business team on structuring, negotiating, and consummating transactions
  • Draft, review and negotiate transaction documents
  • Oversee deal due diligence
  • Engage and manage outside counsel
  • Support the continuous improvement of our form agreements and legal processes
  • Manage and develop other talented attorneys

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)
  • 5-7 years of top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience
  • Extensive 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 and manage 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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Technology we use

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Location

90 Fifth Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10011

What are Compass Perks + Benefits

Compass Benefits Overview

Enjoy premium health insurance, gym and tuition reimbursement, team events, and fun extras.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Compass provides daily catered lunch to all employees.
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
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