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Bank Counsel

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10-15 yrs required


Bloomington, IL

Date Last Verified

Sep 16,2017

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Aug 20,2017
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Bank Counsel Duties: Provides legal advice to appropriate representatives of the State Farm Companies. Provides legal services on behalf of the Companies. Analyzes legal problems, interprets laws and regulations. Anticipates and responds effectively to client’s needs and actively assists clients by practicing preventive law.

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Qualifications: Must have active license to practice law in at least one state. Counseling State Farm Bank, F.S.B on consumer financing/lending, including vehicle lending, mortgages, home equity loans/lines of credit, and credit cards, and all related federal and state consumer protection laws and regulations. Should have: Extensive experience in each of the following: Representing financial institutions and/or federal banking agencies in consumer finance/lending transactions; Counseling financial institutions and/or federal banking agencies on all applicable federal and state banking laws and regulations, including Home Owners Loan Act, National Bank Act, fair lending/ECOA/Reg B, the Fair Housing Act, HMDA, TILA/Reg Z, FCRA, SCRA, RESPA, FDCPA, UDAAP; and Counseling financial institutions on preparing for, managing and responding to regulatory examinations and related enforcement actions and/or litigation. 10-15 years’ experience in-house counsel with at least one federal banking agency (preferably CFPB) or financial institution is highly desired. Keen grasp and working knowledge of current economic, political and other trends and legislative/regulatory issues impacting the financial services industry. Expertise with bank compliance issues applicable to federal savings associations and/or national banks. Working knowledge of bankruptcy issues. Demonstrated legal, leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment. Superior written and verbal communication skills. Strong work ethic and customer-service mentality. Knowledge of company structure, general departments. Advanced knowledge of legal principles and practices related to the subject matter of the attorney’s area of practice and/or leadership management skills. Demonstrates ability to be creative in approaching legal matters and/or litigation resolution. Established resource for the organization on complex issues.

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Requisition ID: req720

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