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Finance - Banking Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

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Company name

FHLBank Pittsburgh

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

2-3 yrs required


Pittsburgh, PA

Date Last Verified

Oct 03,2018

Posted on

Aug 01,2018

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Staff Attorney The candidate will be reviewing, analyzing and negotiating leases, contracts and other vendor agreements; providing dedicated support to the Bank’s contracting function, including its Vendor Management Office, OMWI Director, and Compliance and Enterprise Risk functions.. Will be monitoring the Federal Register and other compliance sources to identify any regulatory actions that may affect the Bank; subject to supervision and oversight from another department attorney, leading the internal process for the Bank to track and comment on all relevant proposed and final rules and policies. Supporting the risk management process for the department as directed. Researching, performing legal analysis and writing legal memoranda on issues affecting the Bank in its banking and corporate capacities, as assigned by department attorneys; serving as primary legal research support for the department attorneys. Staying current with the law, including statutes and regulations affecting the Bank. Providing legal support to the Bank’s Corporate Governance function; reviewing and analyzing corporate governance resources (e.g., NACD and similar publications) regarding topics such as best practices and trends in corporate governance, director position descriptions, skills assessments, committee organization, meeting effectiveness and director education. Managing the production of corporate governance records (as issues arise/as applicable) for compliance with legal requirements, including any litigation, regulatory examination, audit purposes and other due diligence activities. Providing primary legal support to the Bank’s annual director election process, ensuring compliance with FHFA regulations. Contributing to the preparation and review of annual Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosure documents to ensure legal compliance with Director Independence, Audit Committee financial expert, director-related party transactions and Code of Conduct issues. Providing legal support to the Bank’s Ethics Officer. JD degree from accredited university is needed. Admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar is essential. Should have 2-3 years of prior legal experience preferred, either in-house or at a firm. Contract-drafting experience is preferred. Understanding of or experience working in banking, mortgage banking or financial services is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
FHLBank Pittsburgh
601 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219