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ProfileCounsel - Retail Money Out The candidate will provide legal advice and support to management in Corporate Group Functions and Business units. Will function as a legal advisor and resource in one or more defined subject matters and/or specific businesses. Provide legal advice to the organization; prepare documents, resolutions, forms and pleadings; and participate in major legal actions. Responsible for foreseeing and protecting the company against legal risks. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. May manage administrative and paralegal staff and junior attorneys, assigning responsibilities and evaluating results. Provide leadership, coaching, counseling and guidance to staff. Prevent and/or resolve conflicts with the team. Encourage and empower others. Assist in the management of expenditures for outside counsel. Reduce expenses in providing internal legal advice. Advise lines of business on practices that help minimize legal and litigation risk. Resolve most situations where conflicts arise between the needs and desires of specific business units and the interests of the Company without requiring intervention of more senior lawyers. Identify relevant facts; gather relevant information from appropriate resources; and evaluate the reliability of information obtained. Know relevant substantive law and identify legal issues for business units and formulates relevant legal strategies. Lead in complex and sensitive negotiations and consider the long-term consequences and coaches clients towards protecting the company's interest. Provide advice in ambiguous situations; identify and reduce future legal risks; and identify and take action on future opportunities. Anticipate client needs; deal with complex legal issues; and deliver difficult messages without jeopardizing client relationships.
Qualification and Experience
The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Must have 5+ years of related experience. Admission to appropriate State Bar in good standing and licensed to practice law in the State is required. Basic understanding of banking/financial services operations and issues is needed. Familiarity with matters relating to residential mortgage, home equity and consumer lending issues is preferred. Experience providing legal and regulatory compliance advice for consumer loan servicing and collections is desired. Basic understanding of banking/financial services operations and issues is an asset. Exposure to digital delivery of products and services is a plus.
Req. ID: 175202BR