In-house Associate General Counsel (Financial) LSA1059

Legal Search Associates, Inc. Published: October 6, 2017
Location
Roseville, California
Job Type
Category

Description

  • The Associate Counsel/Counsel position is responsible for handling day-to-day legal matters in assigned area(s), Responsibilities will include and are not limited to the following:
  • Provides day-to-day legal advice to management and business units.
  • Demonstrates skill in one or more of the following: consumer financial protection laws and regulations, commercial lending laws, special assets/loan workout, OCC safety and soundness laws and regulations, bank operations, or other specific areas of banking law.
  • Assists with implementation of the bank-wide compliance function;
  • Trains bank staff in legal-related subject matter.
  • Maintaining skill level by attending appropriate professional seminars and training opportunities.
  • May manage relationships with outside counsel.
  • Provides “backup” for other attorneys as needed.
  • Performs all other job duties as assigned by supervisor.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Juris Doctor with 2+years legal experience in a financial institution or as outside counsel to banks. Experience required in topical issues of particular legal concern within the financial services industry
  • Member of California Bar.
  • Must function well in a situation with ambiguous or ill-defined goals, issues, and methods.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel and other typical productivity applications (e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint) required.
  • Possess effective time management and organizational skills.
  • High level of cooperation with others and is responsive to the Bank's needs.
  • Exemplary motivation, enthusiasm, professionalism, and team skills.
  • Ability to cope with pressure resulting from meeting required deadlines.
  • Exhibit high degree of professionalism and confidentiality in handling and having access to sensitive information.
  • Ability to handle constant use of tact, discretion, and good judgment.
  • Ability to travel between headquarters and other bank locations - less than 25% of the time.
  • IDEAL CANDIDATE
    Ideal candidate has a banking or financial services background.  Also, experience on the lending side would be preferred.

 Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter and law school transcript to tbashor@jdhunter.com.  Please reference 1059 when responding.

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