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Finance - Banking Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

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Feb 22, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Minneapolis, MN, United States
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Assistant General Counsel
Duties: Assist the legal department in providing legal counsel and advice to personnel, with primary responsibility for effectively managing legal risk for. Provide focused and specialized legal support to commercial finance, agribusiness, and capital markets lending functions. Develop and oversee collateral (real and personal property) and related legal documentation. Provide prompt, accurate loan documentation reviews prior to final commitment on new client relationships as well as post-closing document review and subsequent amendments, waivers and other servicing actions including forbearance situations and bankruptcy. Provide ongoing legal training and support to personnel on loan documentation issues and related legal issues. Provide advice and recommendations to Executive Leadership Team as to the best strategy for managing legal and regulatory risk given industry practice and standards, And strategic and business objectives, legal and regulatory developments and availability and cost of internal and external legal resources. Aid And staff in understanding and appropriately analyzing legal risk. Review and assist in the development of policies, procedures, projects and documentation. Develop and maintain processes to ensure that legal counterparty risk is appropriately managed and assessed. Prepare legal opinions and memoranda. Negotiate, draft and interpret contracts and other legal documents. Develop standardized business forms, processes and procedures. Work with the lending staff to ensure accuracy of legal forms, loan covenant language, inter-creditor agreements, participation agreements and associated documents. Monitor and promote regulatory compliance. Work with the staff to assure compliance with applicable statues and regulations and complete related documentation. Advise staff on matters relating to the Farm Credit Act and related regulations. Effectively resolve legal and regulatory issues confronting the association.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree and a law degree from an ABA accredited law school. 3+ years of private practice or corporate legal experience. Significant background and experience in agricultural and commercial lending transactions, including syndications and other multi-lender transactions. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical and organizational skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Basic understanding of agriculture and agricultural issues.
Closing Date: 3/17/2021 6pm CT

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