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Counsel-Consumer Banking Duties: Serve as a trusted advisor to Compliance, Risk Management, and line of business partners on consumer banking and lending matters. Advise these teams on federal and state law and regulations applicable to consumer products and services including but not limited to, the Dodd-Frank Act; the Federal Reserve Act; regulations enacted by the Federal Reserve, FDIC, OCC, CFPB, state banking regulators, and other federal and state regulatory agencies; and federal and state consumer protection laws. Collaborate with Compliance, Risk Management, and line of business partners to proactively assess the legal, regulatory and reputational risks associated with consumer banking products, services, and operations. Develop and communicate approaches for managing such risks. Review customer-facing collateral, including but not limited to product disclosures, marketing, and customer letters, to ensure technical legal requirements are met in accordance with federal and state law. Assess and communicate risks related to customer-facing collateral. Review new laws and regulations applicable to the Bank's operations, and summarize those law in a format readily understandable by members of the Legal team and internal partners. Provide legal advice to Compliance, Risk Management, and line of business partners as they integrate those laws in a well-managed way. Provide legal support, as directed, on regulatory exams and audits. Drive Legal department well-managed initiatives, including the creation of processes and help-tools to facilitate the provision of expert legal advice and help the legal department keep pace with a growing business and evolving legal and regulatory landscape. Lead discussions on complex topics with Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management, other members of the Legal team, and line of business partners. Provide reporting and assistance to other lawyers on the Legal team, as directed. Engage, when appropriate, and manage outside legal counsel. Ensure legal services are provided efficiently and effectively. Follow department procedures for matter management and legal expense management, including use of e-billing system. Perform a wide variety of other tasks as assigned to help the Bank comply with laws and regulations and protect its business, commercial, and reputational interests.

Qualifications: Completion of four years of college undergraduate study with degree. Completion of accredited Law School with degree (JD Degree). Licensed Attorney admitted to practice in one of the following: The Commonwealth of Virginia, District of Columbia, State of North Carolina, or State of Maryland, or be able to satisfy corporate counsel requirements for entry into such jurisdiction. 3+ years of experience as in-house counsel at a highly respected financial institution, ideally including experience supporting consumer products and bank operations. Directly comparable experience as a practicing attorney at a top 150 law firm may be substituted. Demonstrated knowledge in stated area of legal expertise. Demonstrated knowledge of consumer banking products and services, bank operations, and legal process improvement. Demonstrated ability to problem solve and influence within an organization. Proactive learner with demonstrated ability to identify risks and propose alternative approaches to mitigate those risks. Demonstrated competency for teamwork and collaboration. Demonstrated customer-focus. Excellent analytical and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Strong written, oral, interpersonal and negotiating skills; writing samples may be required. High degree of adherence to ethical standards.

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