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Associate General Counsel

Company name

Fifth Third Bank

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 15 yrs required


Cincinnati, OH

Date Last Verified

Mar 19,2018

Posted on

Feb 22,2018
Practice Area
ERISA/Executive Compensation >> ERISA/Executive Compensation
Labor & Employment >> Labor & Employment
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Associate General Counsel The candidate will : Manage attorneys, paralegal and support staff in assigned function(s) of Legal Department. Represent Fifth Third Bancorp and affiliates in all assigned areas of law. Manage outside counsel representation. Act as the primary legal resource for assigned lines of business and/or divisions. Specific to Employment Law: Areas of law include Legal Research, Litigation, Labor, Employment, Bank Protection, ERISA, Employee Benefits, EEOC and Government Agency Law. Primary legal resource for Employee Relations Department. Specific to Consumer Bank Law: Areas of law include Legal Research, Litigation, Retail, Bank Regulatory Law, Residential Mortgage Lending, Bank Protection, Marketing, Operations, Data Processing, Contract Law, Consumer Collection, and Consumer Lending Law. Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues,andensuresthatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types. Essential duties and responsibilities: Identify and analyze legal issues and provide appropriate legal guidance and counsel to Senior Management and functional areas of the Bancorp. Provide guidance to the appropriate Executive Vice Presidents on Bancorp policies, patterns and practices, and global issues by working within the banks legal risk appetite. Create policies and procedures where necessary. Manage Litigation to reduce risk to the Bancorp. Coordinate the corporate family of banks and non-bank subsidiaries. Represents the Bank with government agencies regarding all assigned areas of law. Act as a decision maker on complex issues and provide overall guidance to assigned areas. Analyze new business concepts and provide legal guidance related to these concepts. Manages department employees. Manages the staffing, performance plans and salary administration for the department in the areas related to General Function. Allocates and reviews work, provides training, works with staff to set and achieve objectives, and guides and advises subordinates for individual development. Motivates the employees in the area through decisions regarding pay, placement, and promotions. Measures the department's employees by establishing performance standards and comparing actual performance against those standards. Proactive surveillance of regulatory changes to the environment. Interpretation of regulatory changes identified. Ongoing guidance of the interpretation for regulatory requirements and impacted changes. Supervisory responsibilities: Responsible for providing employees timely, candid and constructive performance feedback; developing employees to their fullest potential and provide challenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth;developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have J.D. degree. Admission to a state Bar. Should have 15+ years experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Problem resolution and analytical skills and the ability to interact well with all organizational levels. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, verbal and written communication and presentation. Problem resolution and analytical skills and the ability to interact well with all organizational. Leadership experience required if leading team of professionals.

Additional info

Requisition ID : 51534605

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Fifth Third Bank
38 Fountain Square Plz
Cincinnati, OH 45202

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