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Underwriting Associate

New York, New York, United States
October 03, 2016

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Marlon J. Altoé *** South 3rd Street, Apt. 5, Brooklyn, NY 11249


Professional Parabellum Capital, New York, NY

Experience Underwriting Associate, June 2013-present

Review financing requests for the gamut of high-stakes commercial litigation (e.g., IP, antitrust, fraud, breach of contract) by taking in consideration damages and the size of the market, trade structure and alignment, likelihood of early settlements, collection risks, factual background, legal merits, jurisdictional issues, and ethical or regulatory restrictions among other factors;

Research the above-mentioned legal and financial factors affecting the investments;

Communicate and coordinate with the client, litigation counsel, and outside counsel regarding the nature and viability of the investments;

Advise the Investment Committee in making investment decisions with respect to the purchase, modification, and disposition of the investments;

Clear budgets for legal costs and fee arrangements;

Review proposed final investment documentation when investments are approved or revised;

Develop and implement protocol for the post-closing monitoring of investments, monitor counsel’s budgetary compliance, and hold periodic conversations with counsel and the counterparty regarding case strategy and development;

Oversee a team of Junior Analysts in researching and drafting investment memoranda;

Advise the group charged with the development of the Company’s website regarding design, usability, and SEO optimization among other factors.

Assist in the development of the Company’s marketing/communications strategy.

Oversee the creation and maintenance of the Company’s social media profiles.

New York State Unified Court System, New York, NY

Portuguese & French Per Diem Court Interpreter, May 2013-present

Faithfully and accurately interpret what is said without embellishment or omission, while preserving the language level and/or register of the speaker;

Provide a continuous simultaneous interpretation for litigants and the court of all open-court speeches, questions, answers, instructions, directions, and court rulings;

Perform sight translations of official court documents., Geneva, Switzerland

Portuguese & French Translator, June 2013-October 2014

Perform translation/localization of content for media companies including Yahoo, Radio Telévision Suisse (“RTS”), YouTube, and others.

Rehabilitation International, New York, NY

Intern, June 2010-November 2010

Research new members and grants;

Write grant proposals;

Write the organization’s monthly newsletter;

Translate documents and perform live translation during meetings;

Edit company's communications and official documents.

Baruch Performing Arts Center (BPAC), New York, NY

Intern, November 2009-June 2010

Research, compile, and maintain a comprehensive press list and a list of New York based dance companies;

Contact publications about various press releases and respond promptly to all inquiries;

Create and update weekly schedule of shows;

Marketing writing for the company’s website; Budget preparation.

Classical Ballet Dancer/Rehearsal Captain, Various Locations

February 1999-December 2009

Tour and perform extensively throughout Asia, Europe, Oceania, and the Americas;

Teach repertory, assist with development of characters, and coordinate rehearsals.

Education Baruch College/CUNY, Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY

B.A., magma cum laude, Political Science; Minors: English and French, May 2013

Overall GPA: 3.99/4.00

Panthéon-Sorbonne/Université Paris I, Paris, France

License III, Sciences Politiques, January 2011-January 2012

Awards & Baruch College’s Excellence Award in the Field of Political Science, 2013;

Recognition Edwin and Barbara Kanner Award for Best Undergraduate Thesis, 2013;

National Collegiate Honors Council Portz Award, Runner-up, 2013;

Susan A. Locke Award, 2013;

Sydney Harman Creative Writing Scholarship, 2012;

Berlfein Prize for Best Undergraduate Writing, 2011;

Rosenberg Grant for Provost Scholars, 2011;

“Truncated Opportunities” (2011) and “An Amazing Odyssey” (2010) published by iMagazine;

Dean’s List, 2010-13;

C.V. Starr Scholarship, 2010-11;

The Actors Fund Scholarship, 2009.

Community Everybody Wins! New York, NY. January 2013-December 2014

Work A non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of children's literacy and love of learning through shared reading experiences. For an hour a week, I would sit with my opinionated and prodigious buddy Atticus reading and discussing a great variety of children's books.

Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition (BARC), Brooklyn, NY. January 2011-present

I get to play with and care for adorable (often spirited) cats and walk around Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with eye-catching puppies.

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