Head of Compliance

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42285

SkyWater has partnered with an established global private investment firm in its search for a Head of Compliance. This person will report directly to the Chief Compliance Officer and sit in Minneapolis, MN in a hybrid capacity.

We’re looking for a self-starter with at least 8 years of compliance related experience. This person will manage the operation of core compliance functions, lead regulatory filing processes, manage all SEC examinations, and champion compliance initiatives throughout the firm. A JD is a plus, but not required. 

If you're interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly (lswartout@skywatersearch.com). 

 

Associate Attorney – Financial Institution Practice

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42160

SkyWater Search is partnering with a law firm with offices in 11 cities throughout the U.S. to find an experienced attorney to join its financial institution practice. An ideal candidate has state and federal litigation experience. A history of representing financial institutions is preferred, but not required. This person can work hybrid/remote, but would be based out of the Minnesota office and require Minnesota bar admission, with a second license in one of the following: NY, NJ, CA, or CT.

This firm is highly regarded in its practice areas and offers strong pay, benefits, professional development, and workplace culture. 

This person will add to the firm's Minnesota financial institution practice, which is a combination of litigation and transactional work. A JD and 2+ years of practicing experience is required. 

If you're interested in learning more, please apply or contact Kelsey Quarberg directly (kquarberg@skywatersearch.com). 

Compliance Director

  • Location: New York
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42106

SkyWater Search Partners has partnered with a billion dollar investment management firm in its search for a Compliance Director in New York City. 

The Compliance Director will be oversee all internal reporting in accordance with the SEC; handle regulatory and compliance filing; and oversee compliance related processes. SEC and/or FINRA experience is required and knowledge of Form ADV and Form PF/PQR is preferred. Candidates with a legal background/JD are encouraged to apply. 

This firm offers a great culture and growth potential within the compliance department. If you're interested in learning more, please apply directly or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly (lswartout@skywatersearch.com).
 

Corporate Counsel

  • Location: Minneapolis , Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42071

SkyWater Search is partnering with a growing, innovative company headquartered in Greater Minnesota as the legal team looks to hire Corporate Counsel. This person can be remote, but must be willing to travel to the headquarters once (or twice) a month. 

This company is known for being a leader in its field and offers strong pay, benefits, professional development and career development opportunities.

This person will be responsible for expanding the company's real estate growth, leading all commercial transactions, and assisting with domestic and international M&A. A JD and 3+ years of practicing experience is required.

If you're interested in learning more, please apply or contact Lauren Swartout directly (lswartout@skywatersearch.com). 

Junior EC/VC Corporate Associate

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41664

SkyWater is assisting a Vault 10 firm with its search for a Junior Corporate Associate to join its San Francisco office. Other CA offices may be considered. 

Applicants must have experience advising emerging companies and venture capital investors, companies involved in domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, fund sponsors on the formation and maintenance of private investment funds, and institutional investors related to their investments in private investment funds.

Candidates must be barred in CA or able to take the bar exam this year. 

If you're interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly (lswartout@skywatersearch.com).

Corporate M&A Associate – Houston

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41662

SkyWater is assisting a leading global law firm with its search for a Corporate M&A Associate to join its Houston office. Other locations will be considered. 

Candidates should have general corporate law firm experience, including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and private equity. In addition, ideal candidates should have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, accurate and strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and people.  Experience from mid- to large-size law firms is preferred.

If you're interested, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly at lswartout@skywatersearch.com
 

Labor & Employment Associate – Los Angeles

  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41388

SkyWater Search has partnered with an AmLaw 100 firm on its search for a Labor & Employment associate to join its Los Angeles office. The ideal candidate will have:

  • 3-6 years of experience working on both single plaintiff and class action labor and employment matters
  • Strong litigation skills, including writing and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, and trial preparation
  • Counseling experience 
  • JD from top tier law school is required

If you're interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly at lswartout@skywatersearch.com

Corporate Paralegal

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41191

SkyWater Search has been retained by a growing, mid-size public company to hire a senior paralegal.

This person will help prepare Board and Committee materials, including drafting agendas, resolutions, and minutes; assist with trademark and patent matters; and provide support to the legal team as it relates to basic corporate documents, contracts, and vendor management. Candidates must have at least three years of corporate in-house or law firm experience as a paralegal. For the right person, this position can be remote (with occasional travel).

If you're interested in learning more, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly (lswartout@skywatersearch.com).

Corporate Associate – Los Angeles

  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41170

SkyWater is assisting an AmLaw search with its search for a corporate associate in Los Angeles.

Candidates should have general corporate law firm experience, including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and securities. Private equity and finance experience is helpful but not a prerequisite. In addition, ideal candidates should have excellent drafting, writing and analytical skills, accurate and strong attention to detail, high level of organization, strong verbal and interpersonal skills, and ability to manage multiple projects and people. Strong academic credentials and admission to the CA bar are required. Experience from mid- to large-size law firms is preferred.

If you're interested, please apply or reach out to Lauren Swartout directly at lswartout@skywatersearch.com
 

Junior and Mid-Level Corporate Associates

  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #41148

An AmLaw 50 firm is looking for junior and mid-level corporate associates to join any of its West Coast offices. Candidates must have experience handling M&A transactions (although private equity and/or capital markets experience is a plus) and hands-on experience executing deals. 

Mid-level associates must be comfortable running a diligence process, drafting disclosure schedules and primary and ancillary agreements and executing deals from start to finish.

This team works with clients ranging from private to public companies, startups and emerging businesses to international corporations, and they span a diverse range of industries. This law firm offers market compensation.

If you're open to hearing more, please reach out to Lauren Swartout at lswartout@skywatersearch.com

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