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Financial Institutions Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Washington - Seattle

Job ID N6XT322020

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Finance - Banking Finance - General

2024-03-20 03:57:57

Job Overview: A law firm is seeking an experienced Financial Institutions Attorney to join their team in Seattle, WA. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, with a focus on regulatory compliance, operations, and general corporate matters for financial institutions, including banks, credit unions, and non-bank financial entities.

Duties:

  • Represent financial institutions in regulatory compliance matters, operational issues, and general corporate transactions.
  • Assist clients with consumer and commercial regulatory compliance, ensuring adherence to relevant laws and regulations.
  • Review and draft customer-facing disclosures and agreements to ensure legal compliance and protect the interests of the financial institutions.
  • Work on general corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, permissible activities, and regulatory filings.
  • Provide legal advice and support to clients on various financial and corporate issues.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an attorney, focusing on financial institutions, regulatory compliance, and general corporate matters.
  • Membership in the Washington State Bar Association or eligibility for reciprocity.
  • Oregon State Bar and/or California State Bar license is a plus.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Active membership in the Washington State Bar Association.
  • Oregon State Bar and/or California State Bar license is a plus.

Skills:

  • Strong understanding of financial institutions' regulatory landscape.
  • Excellent knowledge of consumer and commercial regulatory compliance.
  • Proficient in reviewing and drafting customer-facing disclosures and agreements.
  • Experience in handling general corporate transactions for financial entities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced legal environment.

Job Location: Seattle, WA

This firm has been a power player in the Pacific Northwest for a long time. While this firm practices in numerous areas, its strongest areas are in the corporate context where it does truly exceptional work. Their clients are a diverse group of domestic and international corporations, government entities, and non-profit organizations. This firm is a lifestyle type of firm in many respects and wants its associates to have lives outside of the law. An additional aspect of this firm is that it is consistently able to attract and retain candidates who are the cream of the crop. The firm takes its recruiting very seriously and truly makes a major effort to make the associates who join the firm feel welcome as members of the firm. The firm's training is also very solid. Attorneys are encouraged to get involved in numerous outside activities and appear to do so on a regular and ongoing basis.

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