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Senior Attorney - Corporate Governance
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Senior Attorney - Corporate Governance Responsibilities: Independently provides legal counsel to senior leadership to support business objectives and manage regulatory, compliance and litigation risk. Leads complex legal assignments with a high level of business impact and delivers appropriate solutions. Proactively identifies and manages existing and emerging legal and other risks that stem from business activities, in alignment with legal risk appetite. Ensures risks are effectively measured, monitored and controlled. Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures. Effectively communicates with stakeholders and varying levels of leadership in both verbal and written forms. Produces clear and concise legal positions involving highly complex issues. Proactively collaborates across and the Chief Legal Office to mitigate risk. Proactively monitors and analyzes changes in laws, regulations and industry and advises appropriate organizational leadership of such changes in a timely manner. Anticipates potential or future legal and operational issues that present a risk to the organization and proactively engages with others to identify potential solutions. Regularly provides guidance to more junior attorneys and serves as a resource to others in the Chief Legal Office. Provides leadership through cross-functional projects that have a material impact to. Effectively manages outside counsel to obtain legal advice.

Requirements: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school. JD Degree from an accredited law school required. Licensed and in good standing to practice law in one state or a territory of the USA. 8 years of relevant experience with 7+ years of experience as a practicing attorney. Ability to effectively collaborate with key resources and stakeholders, influencing decisions and managing work to achieve strategic goals. Preferred Experience: 5 years of experience directly supporting boards of directors and committees thereof. Experience creating and revising corporate governance documents including committee charters, corporate governance guidelines, and bylaws. Experience preparing for board meetings including review of board materials, agendas, and calendars. Knowledge of regulatory requirements applicable to the governance of banks and bank holding companies. Familiarity with NYSE requirements for boards of directors. Experience addressing and correcting regulatory observations and audit findings. Ability to comfortably collaborate with senior management on corporate governance matters. Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage conflicting priorities.
 
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