Structured Finance Attorney
Fortress Investment Group LLC - San Diego, CA

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About Newcastle

Newcastle Investment Corp. (NYSE: NCT) is an NYSE-listed REIT with a current market cap of approximately $2 billion and significant growth plans. Newcastle is one of the most well-established REITs in the industry and is managed by an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC, a leading, highly diversified global investment management firm.

The Structured Finance Counsel will:
Oversee and manage all legal aspects of the residential mortgage loan business

Be involved in the legal and contract finance efforts to acquire residential whole loans, mortgage servicing rights, non-performing loans and other residential assets

Review outstanding structured product securitizations including non agency residential MBS, commercial and residential CDOs, whole loan pooling and servicing agreements for new investments

Mange the securitization and sale of loan pools by structuring, negotiating and executing the sale of loans as whole loans, FNMA/FHLMC securitizations or non-agency securitizations

The ideal candidate will have:
A JD from a top law school

At least 5 years of significant transactional experience at a leading law firm

Experience with a broad array of complex transactions with particular focus in residential structured finance, whole loan and other real estate debt transactions

Familiarity with REITs and CDOs is a plus

The ideal candidate will be/will have:
A highly focused, hard worker who is extremely detail oriented

Business focused; ideally a commercial lawyer with in-depth knowledge of residential structured products

A clear communicator with the ability to explain complex issues clearly and succinctly

Intellectually curious, possessing the ability and desire to learn new areas of the law and business

A quick thinker and problem solver with the ability to adapt to change and embrace ambiguity

Impeccable integrity and a strong personal work ethic

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