Staff Counsel (Investments)

  • Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA)
  • 300 North Lake Ave Pasadena, CA 91101, Pasadena, California
  • Jun 09, 2022
Full Time Legal Services Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: $126,681.00 - $191,742.00/annual USD

Job Description

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) administers and manages the $75 billion retirement fund for the County of Los Angeles. We provide retirement, disability, and death benefits to eligible County employees and their beneficiaries, and collect, deposit, invest, and manage retirement funds collected from the County, outside districts, and County employees. LACERA is the largest county retirement association in the United States with over 184,000 members. Our membership is comprised of individuals from a diverse range of careers, age groups, and ethnicities.

Benefits include health insurance, annual leave, sick leave, retirement, paid holidays, and ride share program.

LACERA Values: We work together toward achieving our Mission through our shared Values.

Our Values include Professionalism, Respect, Open Communication, Fairness, Integrity, and Teamwork.


LACERA is now accepting applications for the position of Staff Counsel (Investments).  The current vacancies are in the Investments Section and are important positions of responsibility in support of LACERA's dynamic and well-regarded investment program.

The position is responsible for providing legal advice and representation to LACERA and its Board of Investments, as well as providing investment professionals with legal advice; supervising outside counsel in investment transactions; and reviewing, drafting, and negotiating documentation for investment transactions including private equity, hedge funds, co-investments, real estate, and public markets.

Job Requirements

Well-qualified candidates will have four years of experience in the practice of investment law and familiarity with laws governing investment transactions, California public records and open meeting laws, and placement agent and lobbying restrictions.

Admission to practice law in all courts of California is required.

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Job Address

300 North Lake Ave Pasadena, CA 91101, Pasadena, California United States View Map