Job Details

Principal Counsel – Consumer Regulatory Advisory

Company name

Capital One Financial Corporation

Organization Type


Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Richmond, VA

Date Last Verified

Feb 20,2018

Posted on

Jan 08,2018
Practice Area
Government and Government Relations >> Government and Government Relations
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Principal Counsel – Consumer Regulatory Advisory Duties: Reviewing new laws and regulations applicable to operations, then summarizing those laws in a format readily understandable by non-legal associates. Working with subject matter specialists in the Legal Department, business line leaders and Compliance specialists, the principal associate / principal associate counsel will help ensure compliance with applicable laws by both drafting new legal requirements and helping to integrate those requirements into the regulatory compliance process. Review state and federal laws and regulations for their applicability to Capital One’s business operations. Draft legal requirements derived from applicable laws and regulations in a way that non-legal personnel can understand and implement. Advise business lines on the legal import of applicable laws and regulations. Identify and coordinate resolution of compliance or operational errors. Provide reporting and management assistance to attorneys and business partners.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD Degree with admission to at least one state Bar. 2+ years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, OR 3+ years of experience as an attorney within an in-house legal department, OR 3+ years of experience as an attorney within a consumer financial services environment. Preferred: 3-5 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, within an in-house legal department, OR as an attorney within a consumer financial services environment. 2 years of experience with the federal rule-making process. 2 years of experience as an attorney within a regulatory environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft PowerPoint. Strong analytical, organizational, and prioritization skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision to manage large volumes of work, including complex legal issues that may arise suddenly. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, willingness to work as a team player, and the ability to interact with and influence associates across departments and job levels.

Additional info

Job ID: R39933

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Capital One Financial Corporation
15000 Capital One Drive
Richmond, VA 23238
Phone: 800-304-9102

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