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The Counsel provides legal advice and support to management and employees in Corporate Group functions and Business units. Functions as a legal resource focusing on one or more defined subject matters and/or specific businesses. Typical tasks include managing litigation, negotiating contracts, assisting the Business with product roll-outs, and advising the Business regarding regulatory developments. Responsible for anticipating and addressing potential legal risks. Relies on legal skills, experience and judgment to accomplish goals. Qualifications Bachelors degree required
JD from accredited law school required
5+ Years of related experience
Admission to appropriate State Bar in good standing and licensed to practice law in the State
Basic understanding of banking/financial services operations and issues
Ability to simplify, problem solve, multitask and work effectively against deadlines
Integrity and high moral standards
Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Strong legal research and analysis skills
Detail oriented
Must be able to apply legal knowledge to the business
Ability to exercise sound judgment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong teamwork and client skills
Highly motivated
May supervise administrative and paralegal staff and junior attorneys

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