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Director, Assistant General Counsel – Commercial Bank

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7-10 yrs required


Bethesda, MD

Date Last Verified

Oct 18,2017

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Sep 10,2017
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Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Director, Assistant General Counsel – Commercial Bank The candidate will provide support for its growing Commercial Bank business. The role will primarily support the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) financing unit as well as other segments within the Capital One Corporate Banking business. Advise the Corporate Banking lending business on a wide variety of matters. Provide and coordinate overall delivery of legal support on TMT and other lending issues as a trusted advisor and partner to the senior management team. Manage the structuring, documentation, negotiation and closing of financing transactions. Engage and oversee outside legal counsel as needed in an effective and efficient manner. Escalate issues, as appropriate, and partner collaboratively to identify issues and share potential concerns and ideas with other legal teams across the enterprise. Represent the Bank with external parties, including customers, regulators, partners and industry trade groups. Provide thought leadership on industry and regulatory developments as well as on the development and implementation of operational processes and procedures related to the TMT lending business. Partner with the Commercial Bank’s Risk and Compliance officers to ensure comprehensive support. Deliver legal counsel and expertise on the development of new products and services, industry laws and regulations, dealer management, marketing and other business matters. Collaborate with in-house litigation team in support of litigation matters. A J.D. degree and a state bar member in good standing and 7+ years of law firm or in-house legal department experience in commercial lending transactions required. 10+ years of major law firm or in-house legal department experience in commercial lending transactions to including asset-based, cash flow, and acquisition financings preferred. Experience: with lending to the technology, media and telecommunications industries and other regulated industries; with sponsor-backed finance transactions required. Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to commercial lending required. Excellent legal and analytical skills required. Demonstrable: advocacy and oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact successfully with all functions and levels of Bank associates, including senior management; ability to quickly understand the business’ needs and partner with the business, other members of the Legal Department and other groups to create solutions and efficiently deliver team results required. Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills required.

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