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Senior Counsel

Company name

Farm Credit Services of Mid-America

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Dec 04,2018

Posted on

Jul 26,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Louisville, KY
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - General
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Senior Counsel
The candidate will support all aspects of consumer mortgage loan origination and servicing, especially focusing on compliance with all laws and regulations that impact the company’s consumer mortgage products and processes. Will conduct the highest level of legal analysis, as well as to consult with and assist both the Compliance Department and the business unit as they incorporate legal and regulatory compliance processes and best practices into business operations. Advise the Chief Compliance Officer in improving processes and systems to support organizational compliance. Monitor for and respond to applicable changes in the internal and external compliance environment. Advise the Chief Compliance Officer in creating and delivering organization-wide compliance training and advising on corrective action efforts when necessary. Coordinate with all applicable internal and external stakeholders. Work with internal and external audit examiners on regulatory exams. A JD degree required from an ABA accredited law school, current license to practice law in a US state jurisdiction and ability to gain admission to the Kentucky Bar. Experience with commercial contract review, management processes and building or expanding a regulatory compliance program is a plus. Should have 5+ years of experience with an emphasis on consumer finance and/or residential mortgage banking; in-house experience with a commercial bank highly preferred. Significant experience and a broad working knowledge of federal and state (IN, KY, OH, TN) consumer finance and mortgage lending laws, specifically federal laws and regulations pertaining to the origination and servicing of residential mortgage loans, including but not limited to TILA, RESPA, HMDA, ECOA, FCRA, SAFE Act, Fair Lending and CFPB rules and regulations is essential. Thorough understanding of administrative rulemaking and governance process, including Farm Credit Administration (FCA) and/or CFPB is needed. Experience with default servicing preferred, including collection and foreclosure processe is essential. Excellent oral and written communication skill is needed. Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to anticipate and meet the needs of a sophisticated business and a growing business team is essential. Excellent client service skills, a commitment to team work and a professional demeanor is needed.

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Hiring Coordinator
Farm Credit Services of Mid-America
P. O. Box 34390
Louisville, KY 40223