TIAA Vice President, Associate General Counsel in CHICAGO, Illinois

Vice President, Associate General Counsel

Location: United States, North Carolina, Charlotte

Field: Legal, Compliance, & Risk

TIAA

Post Date: Jan 31, 2019

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

POSITION SUMMARY:

The legal team at Nuveen provides advice and guidance in support of Nuveen’s asset management activities. Nuveen is the asset management subsidiary of the TIAA organization, with over $900 billion in assets under management. Nuveen manages investments on a global scale in the equities, fixed income and alternatives space, and Nuveen is primarily responsible for asset management product development, product management and solutions for the TIAA organization. Nuveen also leads and supports strategic enterprise-wide projects within the TIAA organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

The Nuveen legal team is looking to hire an attorney capable of providing legal advice and guidance to its asset management and investment management clients, including TIAA itself.

Expertise is sought primarily in the area of private fixed income investments, with a particular focus on private placements and project finance transactions. Expertise in restructurings, workouts and bankruptcies, securitizations, syndicated credit facilities and public and 144A fixed income investments would be a plus. Also, experience in one or more of the following areas would be helpful: securities and insurance regulation relating to asset and investment management, investment product development and management and international / cross border transactions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • 7+years of experience with a major law firm and/or an in-house legal department,with a focus on one or more of the following disciplines: private fixed incomeinvestments, in particular private placements and project finance transactions.

  • JDdegree from an ABA accredited law school and member in good standing of a statebar

Preferred:

  • Strongverbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and organizationalskills.

  • 12+years of experience with a major law firm and/or an in-house legal department,with a focus on one or more of the following disciplines: private fixed incomeinvestments, in particular private placements and project finance transactions.

  • Abilityto work independently on projects with minimal supervision.

  • Smalllevel of travel involved

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1717527