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Mortgage Servicing Counsel

Company name

M&T Bank.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 06,2019

Valid Through

Sep 19,2019

Posted on

May 17,2019

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required

Location

Buffalo, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Mortgage Servicing Counsel
Duties: Partner with members of the Legal Department supporting M&T and the Mortgage Division and reporting to the Associate General Counsel responsible for overseeing support for the Mortgage Division and servicing operations. In addition, the successful candidate will partner with the responsible business line managers and staff responsible for servicing activities . Support the performing residential mortgage servicing operations and the default residential servicing operations of the Customer Asset Management department . Support the servicing operations with respect to performing and non-performing first lien residential mortgage servicing. Such advice will include, but is not limited to, compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations such as the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and Fair Housing Act (FHA). Have a working knowledge of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae regulations and guidelines . Have familiarity with title reports, recording requirements, and real estate transfer matters. Provide legal advice to the servicing departments with respect to operations, compliance programs and business line policies and procedures, including required customer facing agreements, documents and disclosures . Identify, evaluate and escalate legal and regulatory risks affecting the Mortgage Division relating to servicing practices. Partner with M&T’s Litigation Department in addressing and responding to legal actions filed against the servicing operations. Work with and oversee outside counsel retained to provide assistance to the servicing operations . Partner with M&T’s compliance, risk and audit groups on servicing matters. Keep colleagues, manager, senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including legal risks.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree from an accredited law school. New York State or applicable state Bar admission. 4+ years' previous experience as an attorney or other relevant experience. Ability to identify legal issues, evaluate legal risks, and offer solutions. Strong negotiation, interpersonal, organizational skills. Excellent writing, analytical and verbal skills. Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

Additional info

Ref. R06087

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
M&T Bank.
1 MT Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14203

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