Director, Senior Counsel - Banking

New York, New York Permanent USD200,000 - USD215,000 per year
  • Global bank seeks Senior Counsel to join legal team
  • Generalist role reporting to General Counsel

About Our Client

Global banking client.

Job Description

  • Providing legal advice and services to management and business departments concerning commercial banking transactions, vendor agreements, litigation matters, legal and regulatory requirements and expectations, and corporate governance issues.
  • Drafting, negotiating and reviewing complex legal documents pertaining to commercial banking, credit and vendors
  • Working closely with business lines to ensure the timely identification and mitigation of business, legal and regulatory risks
  • Assigning, monitoring and providing guidance to outside counsel handling commercial transactions and litigation
  • Reviewing, drafting and updating internal policies and procedures
  • Handling civil information subpoenas, grand jury subpoenas, restraining orders, governmental, judicial and other inquiries, requests and orders
  • Actively participating in risk management, including without limitation
  • Actively participating in other daily work/tasks of the legal team as needed

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • JD
  • Admitted to NY State Bar
  • 6+ years of experience within financial services legal, ideally gained at a top law firm and in-house within banking
  • Experience advising on a wide range of commercial credit and finance transactions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player
  • Fluency in Mandarin a plus

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus
  • Additional benefits
  • 4 days in office
Jennifer Pettigrew
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Attorney - In-house
Financial Services
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jennifer Pettigrew
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