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Major, Lindsey & Africa’s Interim Legal Talent group has an immediate need for a Corporate Counsel to join our clients established, and growing legal team.
Provide legal support and serve as a strategic advisor to business clients on a broad spectrum of consumer installment loan partnerships and product development initiatives, regulatory and policy matters, and information services
Draft and negotiate complex partnership agreements, marketing agreements, and other servicing agreements
Provide legal advice and guidance to product owners responsible for the Personal Loan product on a range of matters, including marketing and acquisition, card member communications, multi-channel user experiences, and new product development
Partner with Line of Business Compliance, Operational Risk, Privacy Office, and Global Marketing Operations to draft, review and approve marketing claims and disclosures
Develop regulatory subject matter expertise across U.S. consumer finance regulations, with a particular emphasis on Truth in Lending Act and UDAAP
Generate buy-in and develop strategic partnerships through relationship-building and effective communication
Effective, cost-conscious targeted engagements of outside counsel where necessary, with a disciplined approach to budget management
Bachelor’s degree & J.D.
Admitted to New York Bar or eligibility to do so
4+ years of relevant legal experience
Knowledge of the legal field and its intersection with business
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to generate creative and innovative solutions to client issues
Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and persuasively, in both written and oral format
Ability to build relationships and partner with others to drive results
Capacity to be agile and pivot appropriately when challenged with new information or evolving circumstances
Ability to understand and integrate details of business operational/systemic environment in applying legal and policy requirements
Ability to relate at all levels of the organization and with external constituencies and to drive consensus and exert influence in a cross-functional capacity
Self-motivated, high level of personal energy and commitment
Strong leadership skills and strong customer focus
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA) is the world's largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. MLA also provides law firms and companies with highly-specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Committed to providing full service in response to the talent needs of its clients, MLA also provides executive search services through its affiliate, Allegis Partners. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted "Best Legal Recruiter" by readers of The National Law Journal. To learn more about MLA, visit www.mlaglobal.com.