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Job Summary:

MUFG Union Bank seeks an attorney
with deep experience advising banks or other financial institutions to provide
sophisticated counsel to the Bank’s retail banking and payments businesses. The
preferred location for the position is in the Bank’s Los Angeles Office.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Provide product and regulatory counsel to the Bank’s
    senior executives managing the consumer and small banking deposits
    business, including branch and online banking, bank operations, and
  • Counseling the deposits business on strategic growth
    initiatives or partnerships with fintechs or other bank partners and third
  • Counseling the Bank on payment systems and emerging
    payment systems technologies and on the Bank’s acquiring bank
    relationships in the Visa and MasterCard payment networks, including
    contract negotiations with the acquiring banks’ merchants and processors;
  • Provide legal counsel to the business on compliance
    with salient federal laws, rules, and regulations, including Regulation
    DD, Regulation CC, Regulation II, Regulation E, Regulation P, Regulation
    applicable state laws;
  • Partner with the business to evaluate the legal and
    regulatory risks associated with new products or services designed to make
    the business faster, simpler, and smarter;
  • Partner with compliance, risk, and controls to provide
    legal and regulatory guidance regarding the Bank’s policies and
    procedures; and
  • Consult and collaborate with other in-house attorneys
    at the Bank.




  • Candidate must be a member of the California State Bar
    or otherwise be qualified to practice law in California as an in-house
  • Minimum seven (7) years’ experience as an in-house
    attorney with a bank or financial institution or experience with a
    sophisticated law firm providing advice to banks and/or other financial
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas is
    • Marketing, including FTC marketing standards and
    • Digital and online banking; and
    • Consumer lending and consumer credit products
      (mortgage, credit card).
  • Experience working with highly regulated financial services
    entities subject to supervision by the CFPB, OCC, and FRBNY or NY DFS and California
    Dep’t of Corps;
  • Must be a team player with a humble can-do attitude and
    a desire to work hard and exceed expectations;
  • Ability to analyze nuanced legal issues and offer practical,
    actionable counsel;
  • Strong written and verbal communication and
    interpersonal skills, including negotiation skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to
    detail; and
  • Strong work ethic, self‐starter,
    comfortable in a fast‐paced

The above statements are intended to
describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not
intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties,
and skills required of personnel so classified


We are proud to be an Equal
Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the
diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create
opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in
employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.


A conviction is not an absolute bar
to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of
rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in
all employment decisions. Additionally, it’s the bank’s policy to only inquire
into a candidate’s criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law
prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or
received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.




: Legal 

Primary Location

: CALIFORNIA-Los Angeles 

Job Posting

: May 11, 2019, 12:17:30 AM 

Shift: Day 
Schedule: Full Time

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