Website Nomura

Role: Credit and Structured Finance Transactional Attorney
Job title: Counsel, Global Markets, Vice President
Location: New York, New York

Company overview

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit

Department Overview:

  • Legal team of regulatory and transactional attorneys supporting all Global Markets businesses, including Equities, Rates, Credit, FX, Securitized Products and various Solutions businesses

Role description:

  • Work closely with the Business with respect to the structuring, sale, negotiation, documentation and execution of a wide range of products, with a primary focus on structured finance and credit businesses within the Global Markets division (including corporate and asset-backed loans and securities)
  • Advise and assist in the creation, structuring, regulatory analysis and launch of new products and businesses within credit and structured finance
  • Interpret, educate and assist with the implementation of regulatory changes that impact credit and structured finance businesses both in the US and abroad (e.g. SEC rules, state lending regulations, relevant non-US regulatory regimes)
  • Advise the Business, Risk, Operations, IT, Compliance and others internally regarding US and cross-border legal and regulatory issues, developments and risks relating to credit and structured finance products and businesses
  • Assist with ongoing advocacy efforts relating to regulatory changes impacting credit and structured finance businesses

Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

  • Minimum 3 – 5 years legal experience
  • Strong structured finance experience (e.g. securitizations, asset-backed lending, secured or unsecured credit facilities)
  • Familiarity with corporate, securities, creditor, finance and bankruptcy laws and related issues
  • Strong organizational, analytical and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills — ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management
  • Ability to work independently and respond proactively to business needs
  • Strong team player

Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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