Job Details

Senior Director Associate General Counsel Commercial Bank Real Estate

Company name

Capital One Financial Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

May 16,2019

Valid Through

Aug 29,2019

Posted on

Feb 07,2019

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
Insurance Defense >> Insurance Defense
Litigation >> Litigation - Insurance
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Senior Director, Associate General Counsel – Commercial Bank, Real Estate
The candidate will advise the Commercial Real Estate real estate lending business and other Commercial Bank banking units on a wide variety of matters. Provide and coordinate overall delivery of legal support to CRE as a trusted advisor and partner to the senior management team, transaction teams and other internal partners. Lead the legal process for structuring, diligencing, documentation, negotiation and closing of CRE transactions. Engage and oversee outside legal counsel as needed in an effective and efficient manner. Partner collaboratively with other internal counsel and business teams. Represent the Commercial Bank with external parties, including customers, regulators, partners, industry trade groups and outside law firms. Provide thought and strategic leadership on relevant industry and regulatory developments. Lead projects such as the development of form documents, negotiations guidelines and training sessions. Partner with the Commercial Bank’s Risk and Compliance officers to ensure comprehensive support. Partner with the operations team to drive process improvements. Collaborate with Special Assets legal and business teams in support of workout and restructuring matters. Collaborate with in-house litigation team in support of litigation matters.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have J.D. degree and a state bar member in good standing. Must have 10 years of major law firm or in-house legal department experience with complex commercial real estate transactions, including mortgage-secured real estate financing, construction lending, mezzanine loans and intercreditor arrangements. Should have 1+ year of experience leading projects relating to form document development. Should have detailed working knowledge of commercial real estate lending issues involving title insurance, surveys, zoning, flood, casualty/liability insurance, licensing, and non- recourse carveouts, syndication and market standards. Must have knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to real estate lending across industries and structures. Experience with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA Multifamily lending preferred. Should have experience with lending to REITS and REIFS, Agency Warehouse lending and Subscription lines. Experience with sponsor-backed finance transactions a plus. Experience with loan syndications a must. Experience managing outside counsel required. Must have knowledge of the National Flood Insurance Program and compliance with flood requirements.

Additional info

Ref: R67120

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Capital One Financial Corporation
90 Park Avenue
Br 862
New York City, NY

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