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Compass is a technology-driven real estate platform revolutionizing traditional brokerage.
New York    Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
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As an Assistant General Counsel at Compass, you work on exciting matters that require proactive legal guidance. You're part of a group of talented in-house lawyers & the projects you work on challenge you to think creatively & constructively. You are energetic & collaborative -- ready to partner in initiatives that influence all aspects of Compasss business & work with employees across the company. Your contributions will be impactful, value driven & you will play an instrumental role on the Compass Legal Team.

At Compass You Will:

  • Provide day-to-day business-focused legal advice to leaders in the organization on a broad range of transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures & other strategic transactions
  • Counsel the business & legal teams on complex transaction structures & negotiations
  • Oversee deal teams, navigating transactions from term sheets through post-closing integrations
  • Identify legal & commercial transaction risks & work collaboratively to develop solutions
  • Draft, review & negotiate complex transaction documents
  • Engage & manage outside counsel
  • Support the continuous improvement of our form agreements & legal processes
  • Manage & develop other talented attorneys

What We Look For:

  • Strong academic credentials including a JD & membership in good standing in at least one state bar (NY bar a plus)
  • 8+ years of top-tier law firm and/or in-house experience
  • Extensive background in M&A transactions & familiarity with a wide variety of transaction types
  • Confidence operating in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills & 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 & manage other attorneys & legal professionals
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills & an ability to clearly & simply explain complex ideas
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