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Truist Associate General Counsel in Richmond, Virginia

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Regular or Temporary:

Regular

Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Maintain strong, productive relationships with key internal clients while serving as a trusted legal advisor, legal risk manager, and business partner. Serve as a technical expert in particular area(s) of specialization, namely secondary market transactions involving consumer loan assets.

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 significant internal client legal support day to day

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

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

  4. May prepare and/or review documents and other instruments, represent the company in transactions, litigation, bankruptcy matters, or alternative dispute resolutions (as applicable), performing legal research and analysis, maintaining files and records

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

  6. Serve as an individual contributor but may provide ad hoc work direction and supervision to other legal staff regarding support on active cases or projects.

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. Eight years of post-bar experience in a law firm, government, and/or corporate settings.

  3. Possess superior written and verbal communication skills

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

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

  6. Able to work autonomously without close supervision

  7. Team-oriented mentality and excellent interpersonal skills

  8. 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 specialty, particularly consumer loan sales and acquisitions, servicing and custodial agreements, GSE transactions, and other secondary market activities involving various classes of consumer assets.

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

  3. An educational focus on business or finance

  4. Comfortable working in the entrepreneurial environment of a large, complex corporation

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS

Sitting

Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)

Standing

Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)

Walking

Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)

Bending

Occasionally (Less than 25% of the time)

Lifting

Up to 10 lbs.

Visual / Audio / Speaking

Able to access and interpret client information received from the computer and able to hear and speak with individuals in person and on the phone.

Manual Dexterity / Keyboarding

Able to work standard office equipment, including PC keyboard and mouse, copy/fax machines, and printers.

Availability

Able to work all hours scheduled, including overtime as directed by manager/supervisor and required by business need.

Travel

Up to 25%

General Description of Available Benefits for Eligible Employees of Truist Financial Corporation: All regular teammates (not temporary or contingent workers) working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits, though eligibility for specific benefits may be determined by the division of Truist offering the position. Truist offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, tax-preferred savings accounts, and a 401k plan to teammates. Teammates also receive no less than 10 days of vacation (prorated based on date of hire and by full-time or part-time status) during their first year of employment, along with 10 sick days (also prorated), and paid holidays. For more details on Truist’s generous benefit plans, please visit our Benefits site (https://benefits.truist.com/)

. Depending on the position and division, this job may also be eligible for Truist’s defined benefit pension plan, restricted stock units, and/or a deferred compensation plan. As you advance through the hiring process, you will also learn more about the specific benefits available for any non-temporary position for which you apply, based on full-time or part-time status, position, and division of work.

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

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