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International Attorney

International Attorney

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International Attorney

New York, NY

About the Position

The Attorney will provide general legal counsel to GBAM businesses. Prepares legal contracts and documents under the direction of more senior attorneys. Conducts legal research. In representing the Bank, responsibilities will typically be limited to less complex and serious actions. Individuals in this position typically have up to four years of experience since admission to the Bar.

Provide senior level legal support for investment banking and bank finance franchise in Latin America (outside of Brazil).  Primarily focused on providing bankers with advice with respect to complex legal issues and other matters impacting M&A advisory and cross-border syndicated and bilateral lending (leveraged and investment grade).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating various agreements, consents and waivers (including M&A engagement letters, valuation reports, fairness opinions, commitment letters, fee letters, credit agreements, confidentiality agreements and accountant access letters)
  • Advising and assisting in the identification, escalation and resolution of potential conflicts and reputational issues
  • Advising and assisting in the recommendation, implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures and protocols for supported business groups
  • Advising on selected regulatory matters (including anti-tying rules and affiliate transactions)
  • Coordinating with and managing outside counsel
  • Providing training in selected areas

Required Skills

  • J.D. from an accredited institution
  • Admitted to a State Bar in good standing; Licensed U.S Attorney
  • 6 or more years or relevant in-house and/or law firm experience
  • Substantial experience with sophisticated cross-border Latin America syndicated lending and M&A transactions
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in Spanish

Interested in applying to this career opportunity?

Please email Taylor Frank, [email protected], and include Bank of America International Attorney in the subject line.

About Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management is a leading provider of comprehensive wealth management and investment products and services for individuals, companies, and institutions. Merrill Lynch wealth management is one of the largest businesses of its kind in the world specializing in goals-based wealth management, including planning for retirement, education, legacy, and other life goals through investment advice and guidance.

Merrill Lynch’s financial advisors help clients pursue the life they envision through a one-on-one relationship with an advisor committed to their needs.  We believe trust comes from transparency.  Our trusted financial advisors are equipped with access to the investment insights of Merrill Lynch coupled with the banking convenience of Bank of America.

Bank of America is one of the world’s largest financial institutions, serving individuals, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company serves approximately 56 million U.S. consumer and small business relationships. It is among the world’s leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading.

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