Corporate Transactions Legal Assistant


Date: Dec 1, 2022

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

Location Designation: Hybrid 



When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.



Assist Corporate transactions team lawyers in a variety of financing and merger and acquisitions transactions and related matters.  Responsibilities include:

  • Organizing and maintaining virtual data room for ongoing multi-billion dollar financing program and managing related due diligence process
  • Managing documentation and closing deliverables for financing program transactions (approximately 10-18 per year)
  • Assisting attorneys in preparing and finalizing updated materials for securities offerings
  • Interacting with company personnel and outside counsel regarding due diligence materials and document execution for all transactions
  • Maintaining records of team transactions
  • Facilitating closing certificate and legal opinion back-up process


Position requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe Pro
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant corporate legal experience preferred but not required



Salary range: $55,000-$85,000 

Overtime eligible: Nonexempt 

Discretionary bonus eligible: Yes 

Sales bonus eligible: No 


Click here to learn more about our benefits. Starting salary is dependent upon several factors including previous work experience, specific industry experience, and/or skills required.



Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 87799




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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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