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Private Banking Counsel - 3DHQ7 in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Buffalo, NY
  • Job Type:
    Banking
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/9/2018

Job Description

M&T Bank Counsel – Private Banking Buffalo, NY, Wilmington, DE or NYC, NY  
Overview: The successful candidate will be located in (i) Buffalo, NY (ii) New York City, or (iii) Wilmington, Delaware, and will be providing primary legal counsel and support to Wilmington Trust’s Wealth Management Private Banking division.  This includes Private Banking products and services, advisory lending and banking, bridge financing, securities-based lines of credit, specialized asset-backed loans, and other financial products and services.   
More specifically, the successful candidate will assist in:  
Supporting and advising Private Bankers with respect to consumer and commercial lending transactions  
Negotiating and drafting modifications to the business’s standard loan documents  
Supporting Private Bankers, underwriters and risk officers in connection with all products and services offered, including fund transfers  
 Advising on legal matters relating to compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations such as the Truth in Lending Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Reg E), UCC-4A, Truth in Savings Act, as well as the regulations that implement those laws  
Identifying legal risks associated with Private Banking products and services; collaborating with the business to develop plans to mitigate such risks with a view towards the risk appetite of the organization   
Working cooperatively with primary subject matter experts in the Legal Division  
Partnering with other areas of the organization on Private Banking matters  
Providing legal analysis of new business opportunities and new service offerings  
Minimum Qualifications J.D. degree required.  Licensed to practice law in New York or Delaware (or ability to obtain an in-house counsel license in New York or Delaware, as applicable).     
Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience including some private banking and/or consumer lending experience  
Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment  
Ability to understand and integrate details of business/operational/systemic environment in applying legal and policy requirements  
Strong substantive background with federal and state consumer financial services laws, and in particular, Regulation B, Regulation E, Regulation Z, and Regulation DD.  
Experience identifying, evaluating and escalating legal risk issues  
Strong communication skills to deal with internal and external constituencies, including senior business leaders; external counsel; regulatory officials; risk, compliance and audit counterparts at the organization  
Exceptional written and verbal communications skills; ability to communicate and relate at all levels of the organization  
Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills and ability to influence through collaboration  
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M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.