Job Details

Assistant General Counsel/Banking Attorney

Company name

NBT Bank

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 27, 2020

Valid Through

Mar 12, 2021

Posted on

Sep 10, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Syracuse, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Assistant General Counsel/Banking Attorney
The candidate will advise the General Counsel, senior management and other leaders on a variety of legal issues that arise from the day-to-day operations of a growing publicly-traded community bank. Will be a corporate generalist, with responsibilities including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contractual agreements; answering internal questions from corporate employees and the branch network; managing litigation; advising on employment-related issues; reviewing and advising on lending transactions; and keeping up-to-date and consulting with the Compliance and Finance team on regulatory questions. Assist the General Counsel with SEC/Nasdaq compliance, corporate governance, and public company-related issues.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and a licensed attorney in good standing. Must have 3 years of experience at a major law firm, an in-house legal department of a financial institution or a bank regulatory agency. Working knowledge of federal and New York banking laws and regulations, especially consumer laws and regulations essential. Experience reviewing and negotiating contracts, especially vendor agreements needed. Experience working with public companies is desirable. General working knowledge and experience with loan documents is desirable.

Additional info

Auto req ID: 4521BR.

Company info

Hirring Coordinator
NBT Bank
52 South Broad Street
Norwich, NY 13815