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Corporate Counsel - Local DFW Candidates Only

at Supreme Lending

Posted: 6/23/2019
Job Reference #: a0x31000003UIQFAA4
Categories: Legal
Keywords: legal, contracts

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Corporate Counsel
Job Description
 
I. JOB SUMMARY:
 
Under the direction of the General Counsel, Corporate Counsel will provide general legal advice and representation to the company including general transactional work including contract review, work with outside counsel on litigation matters, work with business units including Compliance to ensure company compliance with applicable laws, and conduct research to keep the General Counsel and the Company up to date on state and federal laws and regulations in all 50 states.  Additionally, the candidate will be involved in day-to-day business activities and will assist the General Counsel in establishing policies and implementing procedures to drive positive results and minimize risk to the company.
 
II. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Provide legal and non-legal advice to the General Counsel and other key individuals in the Company, including policy recommendations with respect to the mortgage industry, general corporate, real estate, litigation, or regulatory matters involving the activities of the Company.
  • Review contracts including leases, advertising and marketing agreements, and software agreements.
  • Conduct research on legal matters impacting the Company, including state and federal statutes and regulations and support the compliance department’s efforts to implement policies based on that research.
  • Maintain responsibility for routine litigation, including court appearances as necessary
  • Assist the General Counsel in managing other litigation, including working with outside counsel.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
III. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • A candidate for this position is required to have a J.D. degree from an ABA accredited school, must be licensed in Texas, and must be eligible for Federal practice.
  • One to two years of relevant experience, including drafting pleadings, making court appearances, and working with opposing counsel.
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing environment.
  • Must be extremely organized, be able to multi-task, and be able to properly prioritize tasks.
  • Financial services/banking experience or commercial litigation experience is preferred.
 
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in, or assigned to, the above position and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required, and may be changed at the discretion of the company.