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Senior Counsel - Small Business & Commercial Deposits

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Company TD Bank, N.A. Location Farmington Hills, MI, United States



Min 10 yrs required



Nov 16, 2022

Aug 03, 2022


Senior Counsel - Small Business & Commercial Deposits
The candidate will provide oversight, legal advice and support to TD Bank management in Corporate. Will group Functions and Business Units supporting the Commercial Bank Functions as legal experts in one or more defined subject matter areas and/or specific business lines. Provides high-level legal advice to the specific business area(s), may prepare resolutions, contracts, memoranda to management, litigation documents and forms and participates in major legal actions. Foresees and protects the Company against legal risks. May manage paralegal and administrative staff, assigning responsibilities and evaluating results. Provides leadership, coaching, counseling and guidance to staff. Supervises external counsel providing advice or other legal services of the Company. Works closely with General Counsel, department attorneys and external legal counsel on specific legal issues related to the Company's business. Gives practical support and assistance to contemporaries, junior attorneys, and staff. Volunteers' expert advice and experience. Verifies the information has been understood. Serves in one or more permanent or ad hoc practice groups or cross-practice teams of attorneys and staff. Assists in the management of expenditures for external counsel. Advises lines of business on best practices that help minimize legal and litigation risk. May assist General Counsel in developing and managing the departmental budget for both internal and external legal spending. Anticipates client needs. Deals with complex legal issues. Clearly delivers difficult messages without jeopardizing client relationships. Gives pragmatic legal opinions with reasons and rationale. Provides advice in ambiguous situations; identifies and prevents future legal risks. Identifies and takes action on future opportunities. Resolves most situations where conflicts arise between the needs and desires of specific business units and the interests of the Company without requiring the intervention of more senior attorneys. Demonstrates highest professional ethical and behavioral standards and complies with all applicable Bar Rules and Codes of Professional Responsibility, and corporate ethical and behavioral standards. Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a bachelor's degree. J.D. from an Accredited Law School is required. Must have 10+ Years of related experience. Strong knowledge of at least one area of law relating to banking/financial services operations and issues is required. Small Business experience preferred. Experience in the following areas is a plus: Commercial Deposits and Payments; CRA and Fair Lending; Merchant Solutions/Commercial Credit Cards; Consumer Regulatory.

Additional info

Ref 375943BR

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
TD Bank, N.A.
1701 Route 70 East
1701 Rte. 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

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