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Truist Attorney - Consumer Branch Operations, Deposit & Digital Payment Services Legal Team in Atlanta, Georgia

Req ID: R0042985

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Regular or Temporary:

Regular

Language Fluency: English (Required)

English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Support and assist in the development and implementation of a legal strategy that will facilitate the objectives of Truist and its affiliates and subsidiaries, while proactively mitigating any associated legal risk. Provide legal and strategic support to business clients and colleagues in the Retail and Commercial Community Bank and Digital line of businesses on various bank regulatory, state-law, digital payment related law issues. Provide highly specialized advice and counsel to senior leadership and key internal clients of a critical business unit or function on significant legal and business matters impacting or potentially impacting the business unit or function, and having a material impact on the overall enterprise legal risk profile. Maintains strong, productive relationships with key internal clients while serving as a trusted legal advisor, legal risk manager, and business partner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  1. Provide support and input in the development and execution of the overall Truist legal strategy.

  2. Provide legal guidance and training for Consumer and Commercial Deposit Products, Debit Card, Prepaid Card, Zelle and payment system-related matters for product managers and digital execution teams.

  3. Provide significant internal executive client legal management level support day to day, on an independent basis, as the lead legal liaison for a critical business unit or function.

  4. Responsible for managing significant matters, assessing complex legal risk, providing legal advice, and/or assisting in resolving legal problems which may represent potential exposure to the company.

  5. Keeps abreast of legislation, regulations, and case law developments that affect the company and the banking industry in area of practice.

  6. Prepares and/or reviews documents and other instruments, may represent the company in regulatory exams, performing legal research and analysis, maintaining files and records.

  7. Identify need for and when necessary, select, engage, and direct outside counsel to undertake specific matters.

  8. Serve as an individual contributor but frequently provides work direction and supervision to other legal staff regarding support on active cases or projects.

  9. Leads informal teams or projects or subject-matter groups within the Department

  10. Serve as a technical expert in particular area(s) of specialization.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and licensed to practice law in good standing.

  2. Ten+ years of post-bar experience in a law firm, government, and/or financial services corporate settings.

  3. Possess effective personnel management skills and demonstrates emotional intelligence.

  4. Possess superior written and verbal communication skills.

  5. Ability to prioritize matters, utilize time management skills, and move between matters fluidly.

  6. Ability to handle a heavy workload, manage stress effectively and meet critical deadlines.

  7. Able to work autonomously without close supervision.

  8. Team-oriented mentality and excellent interpersonal skills.

  9. Demonstrated proficiency in basic computer applications, such as Microsoft Office software products.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience or related training in the financial services industry or a related legal practice area, with demonstrated specialization.

  2. Experience in a corporate legal department having successfully held positions of advancing responsibility.

  3. An educational or career focus on business, regulatory compliance or finance.

  4. Comfortable working in the environment of a large, complex corporation focused on delivering results and managing expenses.

Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.

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