Job Details

Finance - Banking Attorney in Wilmington, DE

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Company name

The M&T Bank

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required


Wilmington, DE

Date Last Verified

Jul 31,2018

Posted on

Apr 11,2018

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Job Description The candidate will support Bank and its affiliates to advise on various bank regulatory programs and related laws and regulations. Such programs and laws may include all or some of the following types of regulatory programs and laws and regulations that typically affect the bank horizontally across the enterprise: privacy laws, including the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and state privacy laws; cybersecurity programs; data and intellectual property; Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA); Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices (UDAAP); state and federal compliance support; marketing and sales practices; customer complaints; new and expanded products and service programs; fair lending and Fair Housing Act (FHA); Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA); Community Reinvestment Act (CRA); Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); anti-money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act (AML/BSA), and related regulations, such as OFAC and FBAR matters; government and political laws, such as pay-to-play, lobbying, gifting and public procurement laws; and emerging legal risk program, including legal risk watch lists and legal operational risk management. Serve as a senior advisor to Bank with respect to bank regulatory programs and related laws and regulations. Manage other attorneys in Legal who also advise on bank regulatory programs and related laws and regulations. Review bank regulatory programs and advise on those programs to remediate any gaps or legal risks. Review and define Legal's role in bank regulatory programs and implement appropriate policies and procedures relating thereto. Obtain and review regular reporting relating to bank regulatory programs to help identify trends and legal risks. Identify, evaluate and escalate legal and regulatory risks affecting Bank relating to bank regulatory programs. Provide day-to-day advice with respect to substantive matters escalated to Legal with respect to bank regulatory programs. Oversee external counsel retained to advise on bank regulatory programs laws and regulations. Partner with Bank’s compliance, risk and audit groups on bank regulatory program matters. Keep senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including legal risks.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a J.D. degree. Should be licensed to practice law in New York or Delaware (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license in New York or Delaware, as applicable). Must have 10+ years of relevant experience. Should have experience advising on bank regulatory programs and related laws. Experience identifying, evaluating and escalating legal risk issues is needed. Demonstrated experience in leading others, both through direct relationships and/or indirectly (influencing without direct authority) is needed.

Additional info

Ref. #: 3DHTN

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The M&T Bank
2371 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808