Union Bank, N.A. Los Angeles , CA 90009
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MUFG Union Bank Americas Legal Department seeks an attorney with broad experience advising banks to lead its legal team that supports the Regional Bank's retail banking and consumer lending businesses and a variety of MUFG Union Bank's internal bank-wide support functions. The preferred location for the position is in the Bank's Los Angeles office.
Lead the legal team who provides legal counsel to the following Bank business and support functions, and depending on areas of expertise, provide legal counsel to such businesses and support functions:
Retail branch and online banking, including retail and commercial deposits and branch operations;
Consumer lending, including mortgage origination and servicing and default management, home equity lines and unsecured consumer lending, including credit cards;
Small business lending;
Marketing and branding, and protection of the Bank's intellectual property, including advising on trademarks, patents, and copyrights;
Actively participate on Line of Business management teams;
Interface with the Bank's and its subsidiaries' regulators, including advising on regulatory examinations, responding to inquiries, and drafting responses to regulatory actions;
Counsel Bank units on compliance with applicable banking and related laws and regulations, including regulations of the OCC, CFPB and Federal Reserve;
Partner with compliance and risk management personnel to provide legal and regulatory guidance regarding Bank policies and procedures;
Take an active role in educating, training and mentoring less experienced in-house counsel, non-attorney legal support personnel;
Actively participate as a member of the Americas Legal Department Management Team;
Serve as consultative resource to other Bank in-house counsel.
Candidate must be a member of the California State Bar or otherwise qualified to practice law in California as in-house counsel;
Minimum 15 years' experience either as in house counsel with a bank, or experience with a law firm, providing advice to banks;
Management experience in an in house legal department or law office;
Experience as counsel for one or more of the aforementioned businesses and/or support functions served by this legal team;
Demonstrated ability to provide counsel and guidance on matters ranging from complex legal questions or inquires to routine day-to-day legal matters;
Excellent issue spotting, risk assessment and problem solving skills;
Ability to research and analyze complex legal issues and provide practical advice and solutions;
Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and deadlines;
Initiative and sound judgment;
Strong work ethic, selfstarter, comfortable in a fastpaced environment.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of 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.
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