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The Risk Management Association (RMA) is seeking a highly motivated Corporate Counsel. This position will focus on corporate law which may include corporate governance, employment, trademarks and copyrights, vendor contracting, licensing, and privacy and security.
This position will provide general legal services to support RMA's business operations including:
Review, negotiate, and draft contracts for domestic and international commercial transactions and licensing arrangements;
Assist in managing RMA’s trademark portfolio;
Draft and manage standard terms and conditions and forms of agreement;
Analyze complex legal issues and applicable laws as they relate to RMA’s business;
Advise and counsel management on diverse issues of law that arise in RMA’s business operations; research and prepare legal memoranda to apply to varying business situations and personnel issues;
Assist RMA management with risk identification and management.
Assure compliance with all law and regulations governing RMA’s business, including preparation and timely submission of mandated regulatory filings.
Required Education and Professional Qualifications:
Law degree from an ABA accredited law school and a strong academic background.
Admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar and in good standing.
At least three to five years of experience practicing in general corporate law and commercial transactions at a large law firm or in-house legal department.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to analyze complex legal issues and provide timely recommendations for well-reasoned, practical solutions and alternatives
Ability to identify legal risks and develop plans to reduce the chance of occurrence and / or exposure.
Strong work ethic and enthusiasm for taking on a wide range of projects and responsibilities.
Proactive, detail-oriented, and able to prioritize while handling multiple tasks.
About The Risk Management Association
he Risk Management Association (RMA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association serving the financial services industry. Its sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry.
RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, operational risk, securities lending, and regulatory issues. RMA has approximately 2,500 institutional members. These include banks of all sizes as well as non-bank financial institutions. RMA is proud of the leadership role its member institutions take in the financial services industry. Relationship managers, credit officers, risk managers, and other financial services professionals in these organizations with responsibilities related to the risk management function represent these institutions within RMA. Known as RMA Associates, these 18,000 individuals are located throughout North America and financial centers in Europe, Australia and Asia.
Members actively participate in the RMA network of chapters. These chapters are run by RMA Associates on a volunteer basis and they provide our members with opportunities in their local commun...ities for education, training, and networking throughout all stages of their financial services career. Chapters are located across the U.S. and Canada as well as in financial centers internationally.
RMA members also avail themselves of benefits offered through headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. To assist members in advancing sound risk management principles, RMA keeps members informed and provides access to industry information at this site; publishes a journal (The RMA Journal) and a variety of newsletters, books, and statistics; conducts many workshops and seminars; holds several conferences, an annual convention (Annual Risk Management Conference); and has numerous committees working on a variety of projects.