Bank Attorney – To $190K – Memphis, TN – Job # 3164

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & Rockport, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our community bank client is seeking to fill a Bank Attorney role in the Memphis, TN market. The successful candidate will be Responsible for identifying and analyzing legal issues, presenting clear recommendations, and assuring compliance with various legal requirements. Offers specialized legal advice to Bank personnel in multiple substantive legal areas. Stays abreast of changes in the law and advises our team members accordingly. Prepares agreements and other documents and participates as part of a larger team in activities designed to promote the Bank’s business mission and strategy. This role would have a broad practice range within the Bank but will focus on supporting the making of commercial and consumer loans, collection of loans, preparing relevant loan and work-out documents and management of external counsel for mortgage foreclosure and pursuit of guaranty actions. This role also would coordinate with other members of our Legal team to provide advice and guidance on a variety of other general banking matters.

The position includes a generous salary of up to $190K and an excellent benefits program.

Bank Attorney responsibilities include:

  • Advising the Bank in the implementation and management of strategic financial services partnerships. Identifying and resolving legal and business issues related to new and existing partners, products and services.
  • Participating in the definition and development of corporate policies, procedures, and programs and provide continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters.
  • Supervising and advising on complex/significant litigation matters.
  • Provide guidance to risk and compliance personnel during regulatory examinations and audits.
  • Performing legal research, prepare and render legal opinions.
  • Keeping senior management and other personnel up to date on pertinent legal and regulatory developments, including legal risks.
  • Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing the Bank’s third-party contracts.
  • Presenting reports and recommendations regarding legal matters.
  • Judging the merits of major court cases filed against or on behalf of the company, work with the appropriate executive(s) to define a strategic defense and approve settlements of disputes where warranted.
  • Assuming responsibility for ensuring that the Bank conducts its business in compliance with applicable FDIC and other regulators.
  • Selecting, retaining, managing, and evaluating of all outside counsel.
  • Other areas as interest, availability and ability permit.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Five or more years of experience with a major law firm and or bank.
  • Strong working knowledge of consumer lending and loan servicing laws and regulations including Truth In Lending Act/Regulation Z, RESPA/Regulation Z, state pre-foreclosure and foreclosure laws, Homeowner’s Protection Act, ECOA/Regulation B, GSE seller-servicer guidelines, and/or FHA guidelines Experience working with regulators such as the FDIC and others.
  • Possess a strong understanding of state and federal regulations related to consumer lending.
  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret legal materials.

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