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Blackstone Credit & Insurance - Finance Attorney, Senior Associate



Accounting & Finance, Legal
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Blackstone is the world’s largest alternative asset manager. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our $1 trillion in assets under management include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, infrastructure, life sciences, growth equity, opportunistic, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at www.blackstone.com. Follow @blackstone on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram.

Blackstone Credit– Finance Attorney, Senior Associate

Business Unit: Blackstone Credit

Business Description:

Blackstone Credit & Insurance (“BXCI”) is one of the world’s leading credit investors. Our investments span the credit markets, including private investment grade, asset based lending, public investment grade and high yield, sustainable resources, infrastructure debt, collateralized loan obligations, direct lending and opportunistic credit. We seek to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for institutional and individual investors by offering companies capital needed to strengthen and grow their businesses. BXCI is also a leading provider of investment management services for insurers, helping those companies better deliver for policyholders through our world-class capabilities in investment grade private credit.

Job Title: Finance Attorney, Senior Associate

Job Description:

Blackstone Credit & Insurance is seeking an experienced finance attorney to join a team of lawyers within the Chief Investment Office responsible for handling credit documentation and negotiation across the credit platform. The attorney will work alongside portfolio managers and deal team members to structure, analyze and negotiate a broad range of credit documents, including term sheets, commitment letters, credit agreements, preferred stock instruments and other bespoke transaction documents. The attorney will handle credit documentation for new loan originations and will liaise with internal and external counsel, as well as internal middle office and operations teams, as needed, to shepherd the deal from the term sheet stage to closing. The attorney will also evaluate legal risks associated with existing investments and workout transactions, including potential liability management exercises, and present their analyses to investment committees. Although the attorney will focus on direct lending transactions, the attorney will also coordinate with other deal teams across the Blackstone Credit & Insurance platform with respect to energy, distressed and liquid credit investment opportunities.


Blackstone seeks to hire individuals who are highly motivated, intelligent and have demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.

The successful candidate should have:

  • 6+ years of law firm experience in a finance-related practice (focus on lender-side direct lending transactions is a plus)

  • Ability to be proactive in new situations, and to manage projects and third parties, including outside counsel

  • Strong academic credentials; JD is required

  • Critical attention to detail and analytical skills

  • Strong drafting and organizational skills

  • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively

  • Ability to work independently while remaining a strong team player

  • Sharp intellect and ability to understand difficult, complex compliance and business issues

  • High initiative, creativity and drive

The duties and responsibilities described here are not exhaustive and additional assignments, duties, or responsibilities may be required of this position. Assignments, duties, and responsibilities may be changed at any time, with or without notice, by Blackstone in its sole discretion.

Expected annual base salary range:

$175,000 - $225,000

Actual base salary within that range will be determined by several components including but not limited to the individual's experience, skills, qualifications and job location. For roles located outside of the US, please disregard the posted salary bands as these roles will follow a separate compensation process based on local market comparables.

Additional compensation: Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the advertised role.

Blackstone is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, marital or partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic predisposition, veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, a sex offense or stalking, or any other class or status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training. All Blackstone employees, including but not limited to recruiting personnel and hiring managers, are required to abide by this policy.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete your application, please email Human Resources at HR-Recruiting-Americas@Blackstone.com.

Depending on the position, you may be required to obtain certain securities licenses if you are in a client facing role and/or if you are engaged in the following:

  • Attending client meetings where you are discussing Blackstone products and/or and client questions;

  • Marketing Blackstone funds to new or existing clients;

  • Supervising or training securities licensed employees;

  • Structuring or creating Blackstone funds/products; and

  • Advising on marketing plans prepared by a sales team or developing and/or contributing information for marketing materials.

Note: The above list is not the exhaustive list of activities requiring securities licenses and there may be roles that require review on a case-by-case basis. Please speak with your Blackstone Recruiting contact with any questions.

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