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Counsel - Deposit Banking

Company: Signature Bank
Location: New York
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

In this position, you will be resposible for providing primary legal support and advice to Signature Bank and its various lines of business under the supervision of the Assistant General Counsel. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Provide transactional support, including the review, negotiation and drafting of various documentation, including those related to deposit banking, secured transactions, escrow, non-disclosure agreements and general corporate matters..
  • Work under supervision of the Assistant General Counsel and other senior lawyers in the legal department to provide legal advice and counsel on a variety of matters relevant to the business of a commercial bank and broker-dealer, including structuring and documenting a variety of banking transactions.
  • Provide interpretation of various federal and state regulations applicable to Signature Bank and its subsidiaries.
  • Respond to legal inquiries from internal colleagues in other departments/disciplines.
  • Perform legal research as needed.
  • Assist with other matters as assigned from time to time. Qualifications:
    • Juris Doctorate from an accredited institution required--
    • Minimum 3 years of relevant transactional--experience practicing at a law firm and/or in-house legal department at a commercial bank or other financial services company
    • Knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for commercial banks, including relevant US and NY banking laws
    • Familiarity with general business law, corporate law, trusts and estates law, and ability to research complex legal issues involving these disciplines
    • Advanced understanding of overall firm and commercial banking business line
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and decision-making skills under pressure
    • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Licensed to practice law in the State of New York Employee Benefits:
      • Competitive--BONUS program
      • Excellent health benefits with award winning wellness program
      • Tuition and gym reimbursement
      • 401K with company match
      • Pet Insurance Join a winning team! Signature Bank has appeared on Forbes'--Best Banks in America list for the tenth consecutive year in 2020. Signature Bank, member FDIC, is a New York-based full-service commercial bank with private client offices throughout the New York metropolitan area. In 2018, the Bank expanded its footprint on the West Coast with the opening of its first full-service private client banking office in San Francisco. The Bank's growing network of private client banking teams serves the needs of privately owned businesses, their owners and senior managers. Signature Bank offers a wide variety of business and personal banking products and services. If interested, please submit your resume online. This is the fastest and most reliable way to be considered for any of our positions. Incomplete applications or those missing required information will not be considered. * Signature Employees - Do NOT--use this site. Please apply--via the Workday login page--or contact Human Resources - Staffing--if you have questions. Returning Applicants If you are a Returning Applicant and you are interested in this position, please log in by entering your Email and Password. Next click--"Add to My Jobs".

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