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Investment Banking Attorney

Sao Paulo, , Brazil

Job Description:

Bank of America Legal group seeks a qualified attorney to provide broad based legal support within its Global Banking and Markets (GBAM) division. This attorney will provide legal support to Equity and Debt Capital Markets and M&A businesses in Latin America.  With leading market share in Brazil and increasing deal flow in the LatAm region.


  • Provide senior level legal support for investment banking franchise in Latin America.  Primarily focused on providing bankers with advice with respect to complex legal issues and other matters impacting M&A advisory, Equity and Debt Capital Markets. 
  • Specific responsibilities include:
    • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating various agreements, consents and waivers (including M&A engagement letters, valuation reports, fairness opinions, confidentiality agreements);
    • Advising and assisting in the identification, escalation and resolution of potential conflicts and reputational issues; 
    • Advising and assisting in the recommendation, implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures and protocols for supported business groups;
    • Advising on select regulatory issues;
    • Coordinating with and managing outside counsel;
    • Providing training in selected areas.

Core skills and requirements

  • 6+ years or relevant experience, including substantial experience with Latin American M&A and Capital Markets transactions;
  • Admitted to OAB in good standing;
  • Admitted to NY BAR in good standing;
  • Knowledge of general principles of international law;
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, and meticulous attention to detail;
  • Ability to collaborate and partner in a team-oriented environment and to navigate and coordinate across the Legal Department and global matrix environment;
  • Proficient in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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Located in the hip and trendy neighborhood Itaim Bibi, we’re a beautiful walk away from Ponte Estaiada, Parque do Povo and the delicious food emporium Eataly São Paulo.

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