Job Details

Senior Attorney

Company name

USAA

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 18,2019

Valid Through

Aug 31,2019

Posted on

Feb 19,2019

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required

Location

Plano, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Attorney
The candidate will independently provides strategic and skillful legal counsel within area of expertise to manage regulatory, compliance and litigation risk to firm's businesses. Will lead highly complex legal and unique work assignments to deliver highly effective problem resolutions. Engages and collaborates with other legal experts within the company and at times outside counsel. Leads highly complex legal research and provide solution-oriented legal advice and counsel to senior level internal clients that support business objectives. Effectively manage and work with outside counsel to complete assignments with minimal supervision. Applies critical thinking to review complex and non-legal material for legal implications that may pose a risk to the organization. Produces clear and concise written materials appropriate for submission to senior level internal clients. May prepare written legal positions involving highly complex and unique issues that require a high degree of independent legal thought and strategy for resolution. May act as a legal point of contact and proactively partners with Compliance and the firm's businesses to mitigate legal compliance and legal risk. Keeps abreast of any changes in regulations and laws advising appropriate organizational leadership of such changes. Advises senior executive management, to include executive council, on issues. Leads and motivates cross-functional team members in strategy development and implementation of business solutions. May train less experienced lawyers on a day-to-day basis and serve as a resource to team members on escalated issues of a complex nature. Leads cross-functional assignments in the development and implementation of key initiatives. Anticipates opportunities and potential solutions and leads team through the problem resolution process. Performs all other tasks as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school required. Must be Admitted to practice law in one state or a territory of the USA. Must be Active member and in good standing of the Bar in at least one state or territory. Must have 7 years of experience practicing law within legal area of expertise or other uniquely relevant experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools and applicable software is required. Should preferably have Current or recent in-house counsel experience working in a financial institution. Prior law firm or in-house counsel experience is preferred. Experience providing legal advice in the following areas: Regulatory, Exams, Board Governance, Operations, Debt Collections, Risk, and/or Consumer Finance products (e.g. Cards, Deposits, Mortgages, Auto Loans, & Consumer Loans) is preferred.

Additional info

Req. Number: R0029407

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
USAA
9800 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, TX 78288

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