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Asst General Counsel And Head Of Compliance

Naperville IL Asst General Counsel and Head of Compliance The candidate will serves as primary legal counsel to our consumer home mortgage division as well as leads the organization's compliance function including legal and compliance risk in accordance with the organization's risk appetite. Responsible for planning, designing, implementing and managing the organization's compliance program, which includes a compliance management system, vendor management and policy management. Plans, designs, implements, and manages the organization's formal, written compliance program, which includes board oversight, policies and procedures, regulatory change management, a formal training program, transaction testing and monitoring, prompt handling of consumer complaints, vendor management and auditing of the program. Provides guidance on risks resulting from violations of legal, regulatory, or contractual obligations and conformance with the organization's policies and procedures involving legal and compliance matters. Works closely with the board of directors, ELT, the enterprise risk management committee, the enterprise risk management team and the internal audit team to develop an effective and aligned compliance program. Defines compliance risk data and implements a data-driven strategy for managing legal and compliance risk. Responsible for, and regularly reports to the board of directors on the effectiveness of the organization's regulatory compliance program. Oversees the creation and administration of the organization's vendor management program. Manages the development and maintenance of the organization's policy manual. Serves as primary legal counsel to the organization's Rural Living Solutions division and to other business units on regulatory compliance matters. Maintains significant subject-matter expertise in the law of consumer lending, including the Truth in Lending Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP; federal laws and regulations affecting correspondent lending and mortgage loan brokering; and regulatory compliance management. Monitors, researches, analyzes and provides advice on existing and proposed industry trends, regulatory compliance, new laws and policies and their impact on the organization. Drafts legal opinions on complex areas of law pertinent to the organization. Negotiates, drafts and interprets contracts and other legal documents between the organization and third parties, concerning loans, leases, insurance and other related matters in compliance with legal, regulatory and organizational policies. Communicates business expectations and goals to team and is responsible for compliance team's results. Aids in establishing and developing guidelines to ensure the team provides a consistent quality level of service, which is timely, thorough and responsive to all internal clients. Selects, develops, motivates, coaches, evaluates, trains and rewards team members. Ability to obtain a professional license to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin or Illinois. 10+ years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department, providing legal advice to a bank or non-bank lender. Consumer financial services experience strongly preferred. 3-5 years of leadership experience preferred. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting legal and compliance issues within the financial industry and relevant to . Experience in the following areas is preferred: Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgement. Presentation, negotiation, influencing and organizational skills are required. Strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences and to write legal contracts and documents are required. Strong computer skills including MS Office applications, software programs to originate and service loans and leases, and legal research sites. Creative problem-solving ability. Ability to remain objective in balancing business needs and risk are required. Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2020-07-10

Assistant General Counsel and Head of Compliance

Normal IL Assistant General Counsel and Head of Compliance The candidate serves as primary legal counsel to consumer home mortgage division as well as leads the organization's compliance function. Responsible for planning, designing, implementing and managing the organization's compliance program, which includes a compliance management system, vendor management and policy management. Plans, designs, implements, and manages the organization's formal, written compliance program, which includes board oversight, policies and procedures, regulatory change management, a formal training program, transaction testing and monitoring, prompt handling of consumer complaints, vendor management and monitoring of the program. Provides guidance on risks resulting from violations of legal, regulatory, or contractual obligations and conformance with the organization's policies and procedures involving legal and compliance matters. Works closely with the board of directors, ELT, the enterprise risk management committee, the enterprise risk management team and the internal audit team to develop an effective and aligned compliance program. Defines compliance risk data and implements a data-driven strategy for managing legal and compliance risk. Responsible for, and regularly reports to the board of directors on the effectiveness of the organization's regulatory compliance program. Oversees the creation and administration of the organization's vendor management program. Manages the development and maintenance of the organization's policy manual. Serves as primary legal counsel to the organization's Rural Living Solutions division and to other business units on regulatory compliance matters. Maintains significant subject-matter expertise in the law of consumer lending, including the Truth in Lending Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP; federal laws and regulations affecting correspondent lending and mortgage loan brokering; and regulatory compliance management. Monitors, researches, analyzes and provides advice on existing and proposed industry trends, regulatory compliance, new laws and policies and their impact on the organization. Drafts legal opinions on complex areas of law pertinent to the organization. Negotiates, drafts and interprets contracts and other legal documents between the organization and third parties, concerning loans, leases, insurance and other related matters in compliance with legal, regulatory and organizational policies. Communicates business expectations and goals to team and is responsible for compliance team's results. Aids in establishing and developing guidelines to ensure the team provides a consistent quality level of service, which is timely, thorough and responsive to all internal clients. Selects, develops, motivates, coaches, evaluates, trains and rewards team members.

A Bachelor's degree and a JD from an American Bar Association accredited law school is required. should have ability to obtain a professional license to practice law in Illinois. Must have 10+ years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department, providing legal advice to a bank or non-bank lender. Consumer financial services experience strongly preferred. 3-5 years of leadership experience preferred. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting legal and compliance issues within the financial industry and relevant to *** is required./Experience in the following areas is preferred: Truth in Leding Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP; Federal laws and regulations affecting correpsondent lending and mortgage loan brokering; Regulatory compliance management. Should have skill in applying legal principles to individual cases and problems. Must have strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences and to write legal contracts and documents. Should have strong computer skills including MS Office applications, software programs to originate and service loans and leases, and legal research sites.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-10

Asst General Counsel And Head Of Compliance

Naperville IL Asst General Counsel and Head of Compliance The candidate will be responsible for: Plans, designs, implements, and manages the organization's formal, written compliance program, which includes board oversight, policies and procedures, regulatory change management, a formal training program, transaction testing and monitoring, prompt handling of consumer complaints, vendor management and monitoring of the program. Provides guidance on risks resulting from violations of legal, regulatory, or contractual obligations and conformance with the organization's policies and procedures involving legal and compliance matters. Works closely with the board of directors, ELT, the enterprise risk management committee, the enterprise risk management team and the internal audit team to develop an effective and aligned compliance program. Defines compliance risk data and implements a data-driven strategy for managing legal and compliance risk. Responsible for, and regularly reports to the board of directors on the effectiveness of the organization's regulatory compliance program. Oversees the creation and administration of the organization's vendor management program. Manages the development and maintenance of the organization's policy manual. Serves as primary legal counsel to the organization's Rural Living Solutions division and to other business units on regulatory compliance matters. Maintains significant subject-matter expertise in the law of consumer lending, including the Truth in Lending Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP; federal laws and regulations affecting correspondent lending and mortgage loan brokering; and regulatory compliance management. Monitors, researches, analyzes and provides advice on existing and proposed industry trends, regulatory compliance, new laws and policies and their impact on the organization. Drafts legal opinions on complex areas of law pertinent to the organization. Negotiates, drafts and interprets contracts and other legal documents between the organization and third parties, concerning loans, leases, insurance and other related matters in compliance with legal, regulatory and organizational policies. Communicates business expectations and goals to team and is responsible for compliance team's results. Aids in establishing and developing guidelines to ensure the team provides a consistent quality level of service, which is timely, thorough and responsive to all internal clients. Selects, develops, motivates, coaches, evaluates, trains and rewards team members.

The candidate must have Bachelor's degree and a JD from an American Bar Association accredited law school. Should have ability to obtain a professional license to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin or Illinois. Should have 10+ years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department, providing legal advice to a bank or non-bank lender. Consumer financial services experience strongly preferred. Should preferably have 3-5 years of leadership experience. Must have knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting legal and compliance issues within the financial industry and relevant to ***. Experience in the following areas is preferred: Truth in Leding Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP. Federal laws and regulations affecting correpsondent lending and mortgage loan brokering. Regulatory compliance management.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-10

Corporate Counsel

Chicago IL Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Review, draft, and negotiate a broad range of sales, partner, distribution, and procurement agreements. Advise the business on a variety of topics such as health care regulations, privacy and data sharing, employment matters, and corporate transactions. Consult and assist with a variety of corporate legal processes (e.g. corporate governance, intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financings, compliance, lawsuits, etc.) Develop company policy and position on legal issues. Anticipate and guard company against legal risks. Guide internal stakeholders and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.

Qualifications: JD degree from an accredited U.S. law school and good standing with at least one U.S. state Bar. 4-8 years of law firm and/or in-house legal department experience, preferably in technology or startup environment. Highly skilled in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial agreements with clients, partners, and vendors with minimal supervision. Proven understanding of healthcare regulations, including but not limited to HIPAA, Stark, and Anti-kickback regulations. Excellent negotiation, communication, and writing skills. Analytical ability and strong attention to detail. Be able to think outside the box using business and common sense to replace no, because  with yes, if . Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do all levels of legal work.
Legal 4 - 8 Full-time 2020-07-09

Vp, Assistant General Counsel- Us Prime Brokerage And Equity Finance

Chicago IL VP, Assistant General Counsel- US Prime Brokerage and Equity Finance Duties: Managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters. Advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation. Advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives. Managing dispute resolution. Interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto. Advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and. Providing legal advice to the board of directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.

Qualifications: JD Degree or educational equivalent required. 5+ years experience with a major law firm (or equivalent in-house experience). Must have 5+ years of experience practicing law post-JD Degree. Must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. Must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment. Familiarity with law and regulation relating to UCC, SEC customer protection and regulatory capital, Reg SHO, SIPA, bank regulation, hedge funds, and bankruptcy laws. Experience negotiating trading agreements, especially prime brokerage agreements, control agreements, and/or stock loan agreements helpful; experience with ISDA, master confirms, and repo master agreements also would be a plus. Excellent drafting and analytical skills. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain internal and external client relationships.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-04

Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property

Chicago IL Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property Duties: Develop intellectual property strategy, policies, and procedures. Handle patent and trademark preparation and prosecution. Review, interpret, and analyze agreements, advising clients and partners on rights and responsibilities related to those agreements, including in light of JPMorgan Chase policies and regulatory guidance. Advise and partner with the Technology Department's IP Strategy team. Manage patent and trademark enforcement matters, including opposition and cancellation proceedings, demand letters, UDRP proceedings, and online take-downs; advise on all patent litigation matters, in partnership with Litigation colleagues. Assist with trademark clearance, registration, and prosecution. Assist with clearance of third-party intellectual property and copyright matters. Perform IP due diligence in connection with potential investments, acquisitions, and divestitures. Perform legal research and prepare legal guidance documents. Provide intellectual property legal advice and counsel to internal clients and partners.

Qualifications: JD Degree or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. 10+ years of relevant intellectual property practicing experience in a law firm or corporate law department. Experience handling global intellectual property issues. In-house experience strongly preferred, including experience managing an in-house legal team. An alternative individual contributor role could be considered for experienced IP attorneys without in-house management experience. Familiarity with privacy, cybersecurity, contracting, M&A, and related regulatory and risk environments desirable. Must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-03

Senior Corporate Legal Counsel

Oakbrook Terrace IL Senior Corporate Legal Counsel Duties: Works within the Sourcing department to not only advise on vendor-related contracts and issues, but also with responsibility for proactively managing risk profile by building and maintaining a non-superficial understanding of the Company's operations, its key personnel, existing, past, and potential legal issues. Build, roll out, and enforce the company's corporate legal policies, including contract requirements as it applies to Sourcing. Work cross-functionally with other departments in the organization to ensure that Company personnel have the tools and training to be aware of and in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations within their fields of work. Reviews legal documents, redlines draft agreements, and provides recommendations. Supervises the cost structure, requirements, and work of outside counsel when engaged. Has decision-making authority on legal, liability, risk, insurance, and legal compliance issues. Performs quarterly reviews on the Company's risk profile and works proactively with the business to re-orient and de-risk. Regularly prepares reports to advise executive management as to the Company's position on various risks, including domestic contract law, labor and employment, data protection, insurance issues, vendor procurement, and other issues affecting outsourcing financial and payment related services.

Qualifications: Law Degree (JD Degree). Licensed to practice law in Illinois. 7+ years of legal experience, including in-house corporate law experience. Exhibit a high degree of professional ethics and integrity. Detail-oriented. Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors. Experience managing support staff in corporation. Experience in directing strategy and managing procurement and labor-related issues. Ability to partner effectively with business clients in a collaborative environment to understand and achieve stated business objectives within tight deadlines and with minimal supervision; Influential, with the ability to become a trusted, visible resource for business clients; An effective communicator with business partners, members of the legal department, and opposing counsel who can contribute to business decisions with convincing advice and who can express information clearly and in a manner, appropriate for the audience; Ability to assess the impact of advice on the business and foresee consequences; Willing and able to take on new challenges; A team player who can work with colleagues to improve team effectiveness while contributing his/her own ideas; Cost-conscious and aware of budget implications of decisions; Able to handle confidential information and data requiring the highest degree of attention to preserve confidentiality.
Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-03

Staff Attorney-technology Contracting And Intellectual Property

Chicago IL Staff Attorney-Technology Contracting and Intellectual Property The candidate as staff attorney for technology contracting and intellectual property will be responsible for all aspects of negotiation of technology contracts and supporting and maintaining the firm's intellectual property portfolio and pursuits. Responsibilities: Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial technology agreements, including US and Canadian license, cloud, SaaS and artificial intelligence agreements, proofs of concept and technology development agreements. Assist and advise business leaders and strategic sourcing team across a diverse set enterprise-wide and industry-specific tools and applications across all lines of business, including consulting, tax and assurance services,. Participate in vendor management program strategy and execution. Provide counsel and participate in strategic decision-making process with respect to contract claims, disputes, termination and vendor transition matters. Implement best practices and processes to enhance the management and protection of intellectual property. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating marketing, sponsorship and events agreements. Provide strategic guidance in trademark and other intellectual property matters. Manage trademark portfolio and applications. Support technology and intellectual property related M&A transaction and due diligence activities. Assist with updating contract templates. Coordinate and manage outside counsel. Must have Degree from a top national law school and/or top 20% of graduating law school class. Member of any state bar in good standing is required. Should have 5 years of experience in information technology contracting negotiations through relevant law firm and/or in-house positions. Practical approach to drafting and risk analysis is required. Preferred experience/attributes include: In-house legal experience (ideally technology, CPA, consulting or other professional services firm experience). Procurement and sourcing business experience. CPA background. Experience with data security and privacy laws and agreements, including GDPR, Canadian and US (CCPA, HIPPA, GLB, CAN SPAM, state privacy statutes, etc.).. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2020-07-01

Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - Cb Middle Market Banking

Chicago IL Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - CB Middle Market Banking The candidate will be managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters. Will be advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation. Advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives. Managing dispute resolution. Interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto. Advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged. Advise and counsel bankers on structuring and documenting a variety of credit and banking transactions. Provide transactional support, including the review, negotiation and drafting of credit and collateral documentation, confidentiality agreements, indicative term sheets and other proposals, commitment letters, amendments and waivers. Advise, in conjunction with Special Credits Legal, on troubled credit situations, waivers, amendments and forbearance agreements. Identify and mitigate risks (legal, operational, reputational and other). Review and guide clients on reputational risk issues, in standard and high risk industries. Participate on cross line of business projects on a variety of subjects, including the building of policies and procedures on new regulations and amendments or new interpretations to existing regulations. Provide legal interpretations of regulations and guidance on their applicability to Middle Market Banking (such as, Know-YourCustomer, OFAC and anti-money laundering compliance; banking regulatory compliance such as anti-tying; Reg. B, Reg. U, conflicts of interest, information-sharing, confidentiality and privacy). Counsel Wholesale Lending Services staff on documenting, booking and servicing of loans and on forms, policies, procedures and job aids. Advise, in conjunction with Treasury Services Legal, on the negotiation and exception approval on deposit and cash management documentation. Review proposed new or modified products, businesses, practices and procedures, and identify any legal and regulatory issues. Prepare and update standard commercial loan documentation and procedures. Provide training for underwriters, bankers, operational staff, and customer support staff on legal issues. Manage outside counsel.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree with 5 years of post-JD relevant commercial finance transactions legal experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department at a large bank or other financial services company. Must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of such jurisdiction. Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. Knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for commercial banking businesses is required.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-06-29

Senior Counsel - Patent Litigation

North Chicago IL Senior Counsel - Patent Litigation The candidate will be managing U.S. and international patent litigation matters, driving strategy with outside counsel and partnering with key internal clients; Participating in key litigation proceedings, including depositions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences, and trials. Providing expert counsel on all patent litigation and related issues; Advising senior management on a broad range of key global patent litigation issues; Negotiating and drafting settlement agreements. A Juris Doctorate and admission to practice in at least one state required. Should have 7+ years of major law firm and/or in-house patent litigation experience. Should have excellent communication, analytical, organization, and negotiation skills, including the ability to convey and discuss intellectual property issues in understandable terms. Should have strong interest and aptitude in science. Preference will be given to candidates who have significant Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering experience. Legal 7 - 0 Full-time 2020-06-26
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Asst General Counsel And Head Of Compliance
In-House,Compeer Financial
Location : Naperville, IL, United States

Asst General Counsel and Head of Compliance The candidate will serves as primary legal counsel to our consumer home mortgage division as well as leads the organization?s compliance function including legal and compliance risk in accordance with the ... + read more

jul 09, 2020


Associate Legal Counsel
In-House,Michael Baker International
Location : Chicago, IL, United States

Associate Legal Counsel Duties: Responsible for drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts, proposal documents, and other legal agreements, interpreting federal and state regulations and court rulings, reviewing and drafting responses to reques... + read more

jul 07, 2020


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Asst General Counsel And Head Of Compliance
Refer job# TDCV150458
 
Asst General Counsel and Head of Compliance The candidate will serves as primary legal counsel to our consumer home mortgage division as well as leads the organization's compliance function including legal and compliance risk in accordance with the organization's risk appetite. Responsible for planning, designing, implementing and managing the organization's compliance program, which includes a compliance management system, vendor management and policy management. Plans, designs, implements, and manages the organization's formal, written compliance program, which includes board oversight, policies and procedures, regulatory change management, a formal training program, transaction testing and monitoring, prompt handling of consumer complaints, vendor management and auditing of the program. Provides guidance on risks resulting from violations of legal, regulatory, or contractual obligations and conformance with the organization's policies and procedures involving legal and compliance matters. Works closely with the board of directors, ELT, the enterprise risk management committee, the enterprise risk management team and the internal audit team to develop an effective and aligned compliance program. Defines compliance risk data and implements a data-driven strategy for managing legal and compliance risk. Responsible for, and regularly reports to the board of directors on the effectiveness of the organization's regulatory compliance program. Oversees the creation and administration of the organization's vendor management program. Manages the development and maintenance of the organization's policy manual. Serves as primary legal counsel to the organization's Rural Living Solutions division and to other business units on regulatory compliance matters. Maintains significant subject-matter expertise in the law of consumer lending, including the Truth in Lending Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP; federal laws and regulations affecting correspondent lending and mortgage loan brokering; and regulatory compliance management. Monitors, researches, analyzes and provides advice on existing and proposed industry trends, regulatory compliance, new laws and policies and their impact on the organization. Drafts legal opinions on complex areas of law pertinent to the organization. Negotiates, drafts and interprets contracts and other legal documents between the organization and third parties, concerning loans, leases, insurance and other related matters in compliance with legal, regulatory and organizational policies. Communicates business expectations and goals to team and is responsible for compliance team's results. Aids in establishing and developing guidelines to ensure the team provides a consistent quality level of service, which is timely, thorough and responsive to all internal clients. Selects, develops, motivates, coaches, evaluates, trains and rewards team members. Ability to obtain a professional license to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin or Illinois. 10+ years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department, providing legal advice to a bank or non-bank lender. Consumer financial services experience strongly preferred. 3-5 years of leadership experience preferred. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting legal and compliance issues within the financial industry and relevant to . Experience in the following areas is preferred: Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others using tact, courtesy and good judgement. Presentation, negotiation, influencing and organizational skills are required. Strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences and to write legal contracts and documents are required. Strong computer skills including MS Office applications, software programs to originate and service loans and leases, and legal research sites. Creative problem-solving ability. Ability to remain objective in balancing business needs and risk are required.
 
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Assistant General Counsel and Head of Compliance
Refer job# XPTW150466
 
Assistant General Counsel and Head of Compliance The candidate serves as primary legal counsel to consumer home mortgage division as well as leads the organization's compliance function. Responsible for planning, designing, implementing and managing the organization's compliance program, which includes a compliance management system, vendor management and policy management. Plans, designs, implements, and manages the organization's formal, written compliance program, which includes board oversight, policies and procedures, regulatory change management, a formal training program, transaction testing and monitoring, prompt handling of consumer complaints, vendor management and monitoring of the program. Provides guidance on risks resulting from violations of legal, regulatory, or contractual obligations and conformance with the organization's policies and procedures involving legal and compliance matters. Works closely with the board of directors, ELT, the enterprise risk management committee, the enterprise risk management team and the internal audit team to develop an effective and aligned compliance program. Defines compliance risk data and implements a data-driven strategy for managing legal and compliance risk. Responsible for, and regularly reports to the board of directors on the effectiveness of the organization's regulatory compliance program. Oversees the creation and administration of the organization's vendor management program. Manages the development and maintenance of the organization's policy manual. Serves as primary legal counsel to the organization's Rural Living Solutions division and to other business units on regulatory compliance matters. Maintains significant subject-matter expertise in the law of consumer lending, including the Truth in Lending Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP; federal laws and regulations affecting correspondent lending and mortgage loan brokering; and regulatory compliance management. Monitors, researches, analyzes and provides advice on existing and proposed industry trends, regulatory compliance, new laws and policies and their impact on the organization. Drafts legal opinions on complex areas of law pertinent to the organization. Negotiates, drafts and interprets contracts and other legal documents between the organization and third parties, concerning loans, leases, insurance and other related matters in compliance with legal, regulatory and organizational policies. Communicates business expectations and goals to team and is responsible for compliance team's results. Aids in establishing and developing guidelines to ensure the team provides a consistent quality level of service, which is timely, thorough and responsive to all internal clients. Selects, develops, motivates, coaches, evaluates, trains and rewards team members.

A Bachelor's degree and a JD from an American Bar Association accredited law school is required. should have ability to obtain a professional license to practice law in Illinois. Must have 10+ years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department, providing legal advice to a bank or non-bank lender. Consumer financial services experience strongly preferred. 3-5 years of leadership experience preferred. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting legal and compliance issues within the financial industry and relevant to *** is required./Experience in the following areas is preferred: Truth in Leding Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP; Federal laws and regulations affecting correpsondent lending and mortgage loan brokering; Regulatory compliance management. Should have skill in applying legal principles to individual cases and problems. Must have strong oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences and to write legal contracts and documents. Should have strong computer skills including MS Office applications, software programs to originate and service loans and leases, and legal research sites.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Asst General Counsel And Head Of Compliance
Refer job# NAIO150468
 
Asst General Counsel and Head of Compliance The candidate will be responsible for: Plans, designs, implements, and manages the organization's formal, written compliance program, which includes board oversight, policies and procedures, regulatory change management, a formal training program, transaction testing and monitoring, prompt handling of consumer complaints, vendor management and monitoring of the program. Provides guidance on risks resulting from violations of legal, regulatory, or contractual obligations and conformance with the organization's policies and procedures involving legal and compliance matters. Works closely with the board of directors, ELT, the enterprise risk management committee, the enterprise risk management team and the internal audit team to develop an effective and aligned compliance program. Defines compliance risk data and implements a data-driven strategy for managing legal and compliance risk. Responsible for, and regularly reports to the board of directors on the effectiveness of the organization's regulatory compliance program. Oversees the creation and administration of the organization's vendor management program. Manages the development and maintenance of the organization's policy manual. Serves as primary legal counsel to the organization's Rural Living Solutions division and to other business units on regulatory compliance matters. Maintains significant subject-matter expertise in the law of consumer lending, including the Truth in Lending Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP; federal laws and regulations affecting correspondent lending and mortgage loan brokering; and regulatory compliance management. Monitors, researches, analyzes and provides advice on existing and proposed industry trends, regulatory compliance, new laws and policies and their impact on the organization. Drafts legal opinions on complex areas of law pertinent to the organization. Negotiates, drafts and interprets contracts and other legal documents between the organization and third parties, concerning loans, leases, insurance and other related matters in compliance with legal, regulatory and organizational policies. Communicates business expectations and goals to team and is responsible for compliance team's results. Aids in establishing and developing guidelines to ensure the team provides a consistent quality level of service, which is timely, thorough and responsive to all internal clients. Selects, develops, motivates, coaches, evaluates, trains and rewards team members.

The candidate must have Bachelor's degree and a JD from an American Bar Association accredited law school. Should have ability to obtain a professional license to practice law in Minnesota, Wisconsin or Illinois. Should have 10+ years of experience in a law firm or corporate law department, providing legal advice to a bank or non-bank lender. Consumer financial services experience strongly preferred. Should preferably have 3-5 years of leadership experience. Must have knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting legal and compliance issues within the financial industry and relevant to ***. Experience in the following areas is preferred: Truth in Leding Act, RESPA, and Regulation Z; Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and Regulation C; Fair Credit Reporting Act and Regulation V; Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B; SAFE Act; UDAAP. Federal laws and regulations affecting correpsondent lending and mortgage loan brokering. Regulatory compliance management.
 
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Corporate Counsel
Refer job# ARPX150436
 
Corporate Counsel Responsibilities: Review, draft, and negotiate a broad range of sales, partner, distribution, and procurement agreements. Advise the business on a variety of topics such as health care regulations, privacy and data sharing, employment matters, and corporate transactions. Consult and assist with a variety of corporate legal processes (e.g. corporate governance, intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financings, compliance, lawsuits, etc.) Develop company policy and position on legal issues. Anticipate and guard company against legal risks. Guide internal stakeholders and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.

Qualifications: JD degree from an accredited U.S. law school and good standing with at least one U.S. state Bar. 4-8 years of law firm and/or in-house legal department experience, preferably in technology or startup environment. Highly skilled in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating complex commercial agreements with clients, partners, and vendors with minimal supervision. Proven understanding of healthcare regulations, including but not limited to HIPAA, Stark, and Anti-kickback regulations. Excellent negotiation, communication, and writing skills. Analytical ability and strong attention to detail. Be able to think outside the box using business and common sense to replace no, because  with yes, if . Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do all levels of legal work.
 
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Vp, Assistant General Counsel- Us Prime Brokerage And Equity Finance
Refer job# WUID150404
 
VP, Assistant General Counsel- US Prime Brokerage and Equity Finance Duties: Managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters. Advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation. Advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives. Managing dispute resolution. Interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto. Advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and. Providing legal advice to the board of directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.

Qualifications: JD Degree or educational equivalent required. 5+ years experience with a major law firm (or equivalent in-house experience). Must have 5+ years of experience practicing law post-JD Degree. Must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. Must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment. Familiarity with law and regulation relating to UCC, SEC customer protection and regulatory capital, Reg SHO, SIPA, bank regulation, hedge funds, and bankruptcy laws. Experience negotiating trading agreements, especially prime brokerage agreements, control agreements, and/or stock loan agreements helpful; experience with ISDA, master confirms, and repo master agreements also would be a plus. Excellent drafting and analytical skills. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain internal and external client relationships.
 
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Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property
Refer job# QWSH150377
 
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - Intellectual Property Duties: Develop intellectual property strategy, policies, and procedures. Handle patent and trademark preparation and prosecution. Review, interpret, and analyze agreements, advising clients and partners on rights and responsibilities related to those agreements, including in light of JPMorgan Chase policies and regulatory guidance. Advise and partner with the Technology Department's IP Strategy team. Manage patent and trademark enforcement matters, including opposition and cancellation proceedings, demand letters, UDRP proceedings, and online take-downs; advise on all patent litigation matters, in partnership with Litigation colleagues. Assist with trademark clearance, registration, and prosecution. Assist with clearance of third-party intellectual property and copyright matters. Perform IP due diligence in connection with potential investments, acquisitions, and divestitures. Perform legal research and prepare legal guidance documents. Provide intellectual property legal advice and counsel to internal clients and partners.

Qualifications: JD Degree or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. 10+ years of relevant intellectual property practicing experience in a law firm or corporate law department. Experience handling global intellectual property issues. In-house experience strongly preferred, including experience managing an in-house legal team. An alternative individual contributor role could be considered for experienced IP attorneys without in-house management experience. Familiarity with privacy, cybersecurity, contracting, M&A, and related regulatory and risk environments desirable. Must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.
 
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Senior Corporate Legal Counsel
Refer job# CEIB150390
 
Senior Corporate Legal Counsel Duties: Works within the Sourcing department to not only advise on vendor-related contracts and issues, but also with responsibility for proactively managing risk profile by building and maintaining a non-superficial understanding of the Company's operations, its key personnel, existing, past, and potential legal issues. Build, roll out, and enforce the company's corporate legal policies, including contract requirements as it applies to Sourcing. Work cross-functionally with other departments in the organization to ensure that Company personnel have the tools and training to be aware of and in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations within their fields of work. Reviews legal documents, redlines draft agreements, and provides recommendations. Supervises the cost structure, requirements, and work of outside counsel when engaged. Has decision-making authority on legal, liability, risk, insurance, and legal compliance issues. Performs quarterly reviews on the Company's risk profile and works proactively with the business to re-orient and de-risk. Regularly prepares reports to advise executive management as to the Company's position on various risks, including domestic contract law, labor and employment, data protection, insurance issues, vendor procurement, and other issues affecting outsourcing financial and payment related services.

Qualifications: Law Degree (JD Degree). Licensed to practice law in Illinois. 7+ years of legal experience, including in-house corporate law experience. Exhibit a high degree of professional ethics and integrity. Detail-oriented. Experience working on matters of corporate governance and with a board of directors. Experience managing support staff in corporation. Experience in directing strategy and managing procurement and labor-related issues. Ability to partner effectively with business clients in a collaborative environment to understand and achieve stated business objectives within tight deadlines and with minimal supervision; Influential, with the ability to become a trusted, visible resource for business clients; An effective communicator with business partners, members of the legal department, and opposing counsel who can contribute to business decisions with convincing advice and who can express information clearly and in a manner, appropriate for the audience; Ability to assess the impact of advice on the business and foresee consequences; Willing and able to take on new challenges; A team player who can work with colleagues to improve team effectiveness while contributing his/her own ideas; Cost-conscious and aware of budget implications of decisions; Able to handle confidential information and data requiring the highest degree of attention to preserve confidentiality.
 
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Staff Attorney-technology Contracting And Intellectual Property
Refer job# RAFD150370
 
Staff Attorney-Technology Contracting and Intellectual Property The candidate as staff attorney for technology contracting and intellectual property will be responsible for all aspects of negotiation of technology contracts and supporting and maintaining the firm's intellectual property portfolio and pursuits. Responsibilities: Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial technology agreements, including US and Canadian license, cloud, SaaS and artificial intelligence agreements, proofs of concept and technology development agreements. Assist and advise business leaders and strategic sourcing team across a diverse set enterprise-wide and industry-specific tools and applications across all lines of business, including consulting, tax and assurance services,. Participate in vendor management program strategy and execution. Provide counsel and participate in strategic decision-making process with respect to contract claims, disputes, termination and vendor transition matters. Implement best practices and processes to enhance the management and protection of intellectual property. Drafting, reviewing and negotiating marketing, sponsorship and events agreements. Provide strategic guidance in trademark and other intellectual property matters. Manage trademark portfolio and applications. Support technology and intellectual property related M&A transaction and due diligence activities. Assist with updating contract templates. Coordinate and manage outside counsel. Must have Degree from a top national law school and/or top 20% of graduating law school class. Member of any state bar in good standing is required. Should have 5 years of experience in information technology contracting negotiations through relevant law firm and/or in-house positions. Practical approach to drafting and risk analysis is required. Preferred experience/attributes include: In-house legal experience (ideally technology, CPA, consulting or other professional services firm experience). Procurement and sourcing business experience. CPA background. Experience with data security and privacy laws and agreements, including GDPR, Canadian and US (CCPA, HIPPA, GLB, CAN SPAM, state privacy statutes, etc.)..
 
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Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - Cb Middle Market Banking
Refer job# WLKF150359
 
Vice President, Assistant General Counsel - CB Middle Market Banking The candidate will be managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters. Will be advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation. Advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives. Managing dispute resolution. Interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto. Advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged. Advise and counsel bankers on structuring and documenting a variety of credit and banking transactions. Provide transactional support, including the review, negotiation and drafting of credit and collateral documentation, confidentiality agreements, indicative term sheets and other proposals, commitment letters, amendments and waivers. Advise, in conjunction with Special Credits Legal, on troubled credit situations, waivers, amendments and forbearance agreements. Identify and mitigate risks (legal, operational, reputational and other). Review and guide clients on reputational risk issues, in standard and high risk industries. Participate on cross line of business projects on a variety of subjects, including the building of policies and procedures on new regulations and amendments or new interpretations to existing regulations. Provide legal interpretations of regulations and guidance on their applicability to Middle Market Banking (such as, Know-YourCustomer, OFAC and anti-money laundering compliance; banking regulatory compliance such as anti-tying; Reg. B, Reg. U, conflicts of interest, information-sharing, confidentiality and privacy). Counsel Wholesale Lending Services staff on documenting, booking and servicing of loans and on forms, policies, procedures and job aids. Advise, in conjunction with Treasury Services Legal, on the negotiation and exception approval on deposit and cash management documentation. Review proposed new or modified products, businesses, practices and procedures, and identify any legal and regulatory issues. Prepare and update standard commercial loan documentation and procedures. Provide training for underwriters, bankers, operational staff, and customer support staff on legal issues. Manage outside counsel.

The candidate should have Juris Doctor degree with 5 years of post-JD relevant commercial finance transactions legal experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department at a large bank or other financial services company. Must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of such jurisdiction. Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills. Knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for commercial banking businesses is required.
 
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Senior Counsel - Patent Litigation
Refer job# WQXL150279
 
Senior Counsel - Patent Litigation The candidate will be managing U.S. and international patent litigation matters, driving strategy with outside counsel and partnering with key internal clients; Participating in key litigation proceedings, including depositions, hearings, mediations, arbitrations, settlement conferences, and trials. Providing expert counsel on all patent litigation and related issues; Advising senior management on a broad range of key global patent litigation issues; Negotiating and drafting settlement agreements. A Juris Doctorate and admission to practice in at least one state required. Should have 7+ years of major law firm and/or in-house patent litigation experience. Should have excellent communication, analytical, organization, and negotiation skills, including the ability to convey and discuss intellectual property issues in understandable terms. Should have strong interest and aptitude in science. Preference will be given to candidates who have significant Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering experience.
 
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