Job Details

Corporate - General Attorney in Birmingham, AL

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Company name

BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required

Location

USA Birmingham, AL

Date Last Verified

Oct 14,2017

Posted on

Jul 13,2017

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Profile

Corporate Counsel I- II The candidate reports directly to an Assistant General Counsel and provides legal support to the procurement, vendor management and engineering operations of firm Compass. Drafts, reviews, and edits legal documents and materials. Provides legal services and counsel to clients in relation to laws and regulations in the client's line of business. Produces clear and concise written materials that can be submitted to the customer with minimal or no revision or review by a more senior attorney. Identifies and analyzes more complex or novel matters; develops conclusions, makes recommendations, and provides reliable advice.Assigns the appropriate degree of importance to issues and can formulate and carry out research and investigative strategies. Advises clients on risks in one or more assigned departments or units of the organization; works with outside counsel to develop agreements, strategies, briefs, and communications; supervises outside counsel work. Works directly with business clients and develops an understanding of business unit needs and products. Contributes advice and counsel on policy and procedures. Counsels management whenever legal decisions or plans are being made or when changes in the law occur. Work assignments consist of major legal tasks involving problems of recognized complexity and facts that are occasionally in question for which considerable legal judgment, experience, and independent reasoning are required. Identifies the level and type of outside legal assistance needed by assessing the costs of outside legal services and supervising outside counsel to ensure that the fees charged are reasonable. Should have 4-year college degree (excellent academic credentials). Should have Juris doctorate degree (excellent academic credentials) from an accredited law school and State Bar certification. Should have strong verbal and written communication skills. Must have 8+ years legal experience; law firm experience; experience working with banking clients, contracts and other complex legal documents.

Additional info

Job ID 2017-107716

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
BBVA Compass Bancshares, Inc.
15 S. 20th St.
Birmingham, AL 35233