Senior Derivatives Confirmations Negotiator

Chicago-based boutique law firm with a transactional practice focused on the review, negotiation and documentation of trading and financing arrangements (ISDA Master Agreements, structured derivatives, prime brokerage, clearing, futures, repurchase agreements etc.) for its institutional and hedge fund clients is seeking to add an intelligent and highly motivated senior derivatives confirmations negotiator with 4 or more years of with equity and credit derivatives confirmations.

Experience with drafting, reviewing and negotiating confirmations and understanding of ISDA definitions will be key to this role.   The firm’s client base generates a high volume of equity derivatives confirmation requests (total return swaps, OTC options, etc.) with one off requests for the review of other types of master confirmations (credit, FX, interest rate, structured, etc.).  Legal degree not required.   Job will involve regular client interaction and training of junior employees.  

The ideal candidate will be very detailed oriented, highly responsive and have strong communication skills.  Pay commensurate with experience.

Jr. Analyst

Koya Law LLC is a Chicago-based, boutique law firm specializing in the negotiation and documentation of financial products including prime brokerage, OTC and listed derivatives, structured financing transactions, and other similar capital markets transactions.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual to support our hard-working team of attorneys, IT professionals and top tier financial clients.

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This position carries a heavy workload; 12-hour days are the norm and overtime can extend into late evenings and weekends. However, our employees gain invaluable exposure to the finance and legal industries while working closely with analysts and senior level attorneys at the top of their field. This position provides a valuable opportunity for candidates considering a career in law or business and/or looking to shift careers.

Please note that this position is entry level; it is not appropriate for JDs or MBAs.

Please apply with a cover letter, résumé (with undergraduate GPA), transcript, and an academic writing sample. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Compensation: Competitive; Hourly + Overtime; Benefits include Health, Dental, 401K

Koya Law Contact Information

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