The Corporate Counsel will assist the General Counsel in providing day-to-day legal guidance to all business units within the Bank.
Primary Functions and/or Responsibilities:
Respond to and provide legal counsel and support to the various business units within the Bank including, but not limited to consumer, facilities, operations, and commercial sales, in order to ensure compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws.
Negotiate, draft and review contracts with a view to minimizing legal and financial exposure for the Bank, while ensuring regulatory compliance. Relevant contracts include loan documentation, vendor agreements, and real estate related materials.
Adhere to all standards of excellence in documentation review, management and monitoring contract compliance.
Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures.
Engage and manage outside counsel relationships, as needed.
Monitor legal and regulatory changes and provide guidance and updates to the impacted business units within the Bank. Conduct or direct research and provide interpretation of laws, rules, regulations and court orders relating to organizational activities and goals.
Provide employment law counsel, as needed.
Provide assistance as examinations or investigations are performed relating to the Bank.
Regularly collaborate with Compliance Department to assess risks impacting the Bank.
Implement legal and compliance work plans and manage administrative duties, as needed and requested.
Represent the Bank on industry committees and groups.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree plus J.D. degree from an accredited law school and licensed to practice in the State of Iowa.
Minimum three years’ legal experience in a reputable law firm and/or legal department environment is required.
Additional Salary Information: Great annual bonus plan in addition to base salary.
Internal Number: 19008
About Bankers Trust
For more than 100 years, Bankers Trust has been a leading financial institution for commercial and consumer banking services. Headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, Bankers Trust is the largest privately held financial institution in the state, and employs 565 people across the country. With offices in Ames and Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Omaha, Nebraska; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; and Phoenix, Arizona; Bankers Trust offers our customers outstanding service and innovative financial solutions, including a tremendous selection of products and services.