ATEL Capital Group is an international financial services company that for over 37 years has offered its clients a wide array of financial solutions including equipment leasing, asset-based lending, venture finance, lease administration and asset management. Since its inception, ATEL has sponsored sixteen publicly registered programs as well as nine private investment programs.


Junior Associate In-House Counsel (Contract Position)

San Francisco, California


The Junior Associate in-house (contract) counsel position requires a minimum of 1-2 plus years transactional equipment leasing, venture debt financing, asset based lending or other relevant transactional experience.


Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Primary support for Sr. Associate Counsel for transactional work.
  • Due diligence and on-boarding of investors, investor communications, Fund administration
  • Structuring, negotiating and documenting equipment lease, secured loans, and venture debt financing transactions, including funding and contract administration. Work will involve primarily syndicated transactions and over-flow new master lease and venture loan negotiations.
  • Provide legal advice structuring, negotiating and documenting remarketing transactions.
  • Provide legal advice for commercial real property transactions, including office leases and property management agreements.
  • Provide legal support, advice, and assistance to the General Counsel as to general corporate matters, including corporate/entity formation, private placement memoranda, management and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide legal support, advice, and assistance as to SEC and FINRA broker/dealer and other regulatory requirements.
  • Provide legal support, advice, and assistance on capital and Fund formation and management.
  • Assist on litigation and dispute resolution matters, including bankruptcy and credit work out.
  • Assist General Counsel on all matters, including HR, IT, and administrative matters where needed.
  • Juris Doctorate
  • 1-2 plus years relevant experience in transactional equipment leasing/secured lending.
  • Financial transaction and finance knowledge
  • Bankruptcy/workout
  • Corporate, Uniform Commercial Code, employee/labor, and some intellectual property and securities knowledge required.


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