Junior In-House Private Credit and Corporate Counsel / Attorney
Job Details
Irvine Office - Irvine, CA
Please note: We are interested in every qualified candidate who is legally eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas at this time.


About Pathway Capital Management, LP


Pathway Capital Management, LP headquartered in Irvine, California, is a leading global private markets fund manager. Formed in 1991, the company develops and manages diversified portfolios of private market investments on behalf of institutional and corporate clients and has deployed some $65 billion in the asset class on their behalf.


Pathway Capital Management, LP, is seeking a


Junior In-House Private Credit and Corporate Counsel


for its corporate headquarters in Irvine, California.




Primarily participating on and supporting legal team relating to the following types of transactions and matters:

  • Private credit debt financing documents, including leveraged buyout loan transactions.
  • Private market limited partnership agreements relating to primary and secondary investments in private equity and credit funds and co-investments (as part of M&A transactions) with sophisticated counterparties.
  • Fund-of-funds agreements and advisory contracts with Pathway investors and clients.
  • Assist in advising on issues relating to the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
  • Assist in advising on certain securities laws, corporate governance matters and company policies and procedures.
  • Provide legal guidance to investment, compliance, accounting and tax professionals, often regarding complex legal and business issues.
  • Advise on a wide range of general contracts, including NDAs, vendor and service provider agreements, IT-related agreements, etc.
  • Assist on special projects, including contract review and updates of Pathway’s database of investment partnership agreements and investor agreements.
  • This position reports to the General Counsel.


Essential Skills


  • Direct deal experience as an associate on at least one of the first three bullet points described in the primary responsibilities and duties above is essential.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently on internal teams and with investors, clients and general partners of investment partnerships.
  • Ability to skillfully manage and prioritize multiple internal and external client demands, transactions and projects.
  • Exemplary analytical, creative, problem-solving, decision-making, interpersonal, verbal and written skills.
  • Demonstrated business acumen with ability to inspire trust and confidence with senior management.
  • Interest in and willingness to work on a team and independently on a broad range of legal matters/topics, some of which may be new issues.





Preferred Qualifications


  • Three plus years of experience at a major law firm and/or major in-house corporate department.
  • JD from an accredited law school and excellent academic credentials. State Bar of California member in good standing
  • Local candidate preferred.


Salary and Benefits


Pathway offers a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits package including:


  • Health Insurance coverage provided with a minimal payroll contribution.
  • Complimentary access to a fitness center located in the building and other amenities provided by The Boardwalk.
  • Pathway observes 10 holidays per year. All regular full-time employees are eligible for holiday pay.
  • Pathway provides an additional 4 days paid Holiday Time Off during the weeks of Christmas or New Year’s Day to regular full-time employees who have completed a continuous length of service of 90 days prior to their approved week off.


More About Pathway Capital Management, LP


Pathway’s founders have accumulated significant experience as a team, working with more than 50 institutions in the development and management of their fund investment portfolios. Our clients include some of the largest corporate and public pension plans, government entities, and financial institutions in North America, Europe, and Asia.


Pathway has analyzed over 12,800 private equity fund opportunities for potential investment and has monitored over 1,300 private equity partnership investments. Our senior professionals have established long-term relationships with leading general partner groups and maintain an investment industry reputation that gives Pathway unique and continued access to the highest-quality investments. As a result, we have consistently created successful private equity programs for clients and have remained a leader among private equity management firms.


Pathway’s investment professionals work out of offices in California, Rhode Island, London and Hong Kong. Pathway is an independent company, wholly owned by 18 senior professionals/partners. Pathway offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.


It is our policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, age, color, sex, religion, national origin, or other protected classification. All U.S. employees are covered by workers compensation.


Headquarters - Irvine, California
Providence, Rhode Island
London, UK