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Legal Liaison Operations Support Associate - 3DISH in Getzville, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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Job Description

The Opportunity:
Legal Special Services works with in-house counsel and outside attorney firms to mitigate loss and recover funds through legal action. This position supports the Business Banking Legal Liaisons while they work through their portfolios on both performing and non-performing assets to reduce potential losses to the bank through litigation.
Primary Responsibilities:
Business Banking Legal Liaison Support assists on a variety of functions including but not limited to the following:
  • Prepping and reviewing referrals to send to outside counsel
  • Document commercial and collection systems with monthly updates from attorney firms
  • Verifies all affidavits, summons and complaints, motion filings, etc. for accuracy
  • Field phone calls when necessary to appropriate legal liaisons
  • Prioritizing work by deadline and urgency
  • Proper retrieval and organization of vault documents
  • Accepts remittance checks from attorney firms and properly posts funds to collection systems
  • Contacts external attorneys for information gathering
  • Inputting accounts accurately in bank’s collection system
  • Assisting on memo creation to update external attorney firms
  • Retrieving documentation as needed for external attorneys
  • Reviews debt validation letters
  • Perform active military searches
  • Scanning documents to attorneys
  • Uploading documents to bank filing system
  • Completes several MS Excel spreadsheets to monitor department volumes and results
  • Ordering and maintaining supplies for team
  • Assists on organizational projects
  • Completes various tasks as needed for management
  • Available for overtime hours when necessary
Minimum Qualifications Required:
High School or GED required. 
Minimum two years relevant work experience. 
Good PC skills with knowledge of MS Office products and departmental software. 
Moderate problem solving skills. 
Math skills necessary. 
Sets examples for others with a strong work ethic. 
Supports cross training activities and the ability to work in a team environment. 
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills. 
Good organizational and customer service skills. 
Flexibility to support multiple business lines. 
Familiar with business terms. 
Must be reliable. 
Ideal Qualifications Preferred:
Associate's Degree preferred. 
Three to five years office experience preferred. 
Notary public (as required. by department needs) preferred.

About M&T:
At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T.  As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future. 


M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas.
M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.