Full-Time

Corporate Counsel

The Voleon Group

The Voleon Group

201-500 employees

Quantitative hedge fund

Data & Analytics
AI & Machine Learning
Financial Services

Junior, Mid, Senior

Oakland, CA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • J.D. degree
  • Strong record of academic achievement and 2-7 years of relevant work experience
  • Significant exposure to complex commercial, corporate, or transactional matters
  • Superior organizational and project management acumen and a keen eye for detail
  • Efficient productivity; capability to bring projects to fruition in a commercially viable manner; someone with a proven track record of delivering results, both small and large
  • Demonstrably excellent analytical abilities; well-developed numeracy; drafting and verbal communication skills; sound judgment; and a 'can-do' cooperative attitude
  • Successful in managing multiple tasks/projects with competing deadlines
  • Willingness to expand legal practice to new areas of the law, including international regulations
  • Working knowledge of relevant portions of key investment management laws and regulations (e.g., Securities Act, Investment Advisers Act, Commodity Exchange Act, Investment Company Act and ERISA) is a plus
  • Familiarity with trading agreements (e.g., prime brokerage and ISDA agreements) is a plus
  • Authorization to work in the United States
Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the firm’s business units (e.g., investor relations, human resources, research, trading, finance, etc.) to support their legal needs
  • Coordinate and implement projects needed to support the firm’s various teams (e.g., international expansion, data centers, data vendors, and contractors)
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a broad variety of commercial contracts
  • Manage general corporate matters and, as necessary, oversee the work of outside counsel (e.g., trading, contract, securities law, corporate governance, real estate, tax, and employment-related matters)
  • Assist and manage a wide array of responsibilities for the firm’s hedge funds, including drafting, reviewing and maintaining the funds and their offering documents, including the negotiating and managing of side letters with current and prospective investors

The Voleon Group is committed to the development and deployment of cutting-edge technologies in investment management. The company applies rigorous data-driven techniques to financial markets, driven by in-house innovations in machine learning.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Berkeley, California

Founded

2007

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

26%

2 year growth

31%