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Senior Counsel, Commercial Lending And Banking

Company name

TD Bank, N.A.

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 12, 2021

Valid Through

Apr 27, 2021

Posted on

Dec 23, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Wilmington, DE, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Senior Counsel, Commercial Lending And Banking
The candidate will provide oversight, legal advice and support to Bank management in Corporate Group Functions and Business Units. Functions as legal expert in one or more defined subject matter areas and/or specific business lines. Provides high level legal advice to 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 departmental budget for both internal and external legal spend; 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 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 strong knowledge of at least one area of law relating to banking/financial services operations and issues. Must have integrity and high moral standards.S have strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Must have strong legal and analysis skills. Must be able to apply legal knowledge to the business.Should have excellent oral and written skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
TD Bank, N.A.
1313 North Market Street
Wilmington, DE

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