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Neuberger Berman Legal Assistant in New York, New York

About Neuberger Berman Group LLC:

Neuberger Berman is an independent, employee-owned, global asset management firm, serving the financial needs of institutional and individual investors worldwide. Our broad capabilities include traditional and alternative equity and fixed income strategies, private equity and commodities, in addition to portfolio advice and wealth planning services. We offer a broad platform to accommodate the evolving needs of our clients.

NB Alternatives manages approximately $71bn collectively across private equity and fund of hedge funds products. The private equity platform manages over $65bn in commitments across a variety of products, including private equity fund of funds, secondary, co-investment, and cash yield-oriented strategies. The fund of hedge funds group manages over $6bn in commingled, discretionary, and advisory assets

Summary :

The legal assistant will play an integral role within the Alternatives / Private Equity Group of Neuberger Berman’s Legal and Compliance Department functioning as both an administrative assistant and paralegal. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational skills and strong written and oral communication skills, and be able to interface with a variety of internal and external counsel in Dallas, New York and London, and various colleagues and business groups across the firm. The ideal candidate is a professional who is able to work at a high level and in a fast-paced, demanding environment. This job will require strong writing and reading skills and the ability to think critically and issue spot. This is a good position for someone considering law school.

Responsibilities :

Provide legal / paralegal support, including:

  • Reviewing and coordinating with internal lawyers, external lawyers, business people, counterparties and clients on non-disclosure agreements

  • Tracking various legal processes (ex. non-disclosure agreements entered by the group, compliance calls etc.)

  • Closing transactions

  • Organizing and maintaining books and records pertaining to multiple advisory entities and funds, as well as transaction closing sets

  • Assisting in preparation of legal documentation for various transactions

  • Completing and reviewing formation documentation and structure charts

  • Chaperoning compliance calls

Provide administrative support for legal and compliance department, including:

  • Liaising with finance and accounting to facilitate payment of legal invoices

  • Answering, screening and routing high volume of phone calls

  • Scheduling internal and external meetings and conference calls

  • Filing expense reimbursement forms and organizing travel

  • Performing ad hoc projects as needed

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Strong writing and analytical skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

  • Ability to perform in fast paced environment

  • Excellent organizational skills; detail oriented

  • Strong time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently

  • Resourceful and able to handle multiple and changing priorities

  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management

  • Must be teamwork oriented and also be able to work independently with minimal guidance

Neuberger Berman is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, creed, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship status or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact .

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Founded in 1939, Neuberger Berman is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. From offices in 23 countries worldwide, the firm manages $405 billion in client assets (as of December 31, 2020) across a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally.

Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm has built a diverse team—including 600-plus investment professionals and more than 2,300 employees in total—united in their commitment to delivering client outcomes and investment excellence. It is our people who define our culture and have enabled us to be recognized by Pensions & Investments as the first or second "Best Place to Work in Money Management” for last five consecutive years (firms with 1,000+ employees).


Neuberger Berman strongly embraces the principles of Equity, Inclusion and Diversity (“EID”) — they are deeply engrained in our culture and are a fundamental part of our long-term business strategy. We firmly believe in fostering an environment, in which all of our people are respected and have an equitable opportunity to flourish and be their best selves. We believe having a diversity of perspectives strengthens our ability to deliver attractive outcomes for our clients and makes us a better organization.

  • Empowering is about our people having a voice and the ability and autonomy to contribute materially to the firm. As an employee-owned firm, we lean heavily on employee feedback and guidance, including through a series of surveys (e.g., our anonymous employee engagement survey and topic specific pulse surveys). We also provide many opportunities to contribute outside of the day-to-day, including through cross functional committees and firm-wide projects.

  • Developing is about our people having the resources, tools, and experiences to grow professionally and personally. As part of this, our colleagues and managers can leverage a broad array of offerings on our HCM Learning platform as part of a personalized career path plan that focuses intently on individual circumstances and objectives.

  • Supporting is about our people having the opportunity to be themselves, connect within NB and live a balanced life. Our Employee Resource Groups help to drive a greater sense of fellowship and build stronger connections across our firm. Through NB Wellness, NB Impacts (philanthropy) and Employee Investment Solutions (financial wellness), we take a holistic approach to ensure our colleagues have the resources they need to realize their personal goals.

Our people and our culture are our greatest assets. We remain deeply committed to our EID values and to ensuring Neuberger Berman remains a best-in-class place to work.

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