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We are looking for a highly skilled Attorney to join our talented team. Navient is a leading provider of business processing solutions and asset management for education, healthcare, and government clients at the federal, state and local levels. This position will allow you the opportunity to provide legal advice to management and businesses you support. Position also available at one of the following locations: Arcade, NY; Fishers, IN; Hendersonville, TN; Reston, VA or Wilmington, DE.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Legal Research, Advice and Counsel •Provide legal advice and counsel on a variety of topics, including state and federal debt collection and consumer protection laws and regulations, health care revenue cycle management, and student loans. •Research legal issues and maintain a high degree of knowledge over applicable laws and regulations impacting the business units supported. •Stay apprised of, and counsel internal clients on, new or pending legislation, case law, rules and guidance. Convey relevant developments to compliance and business clients in a way that is actionable and understandable. •Identify legal risks impacting the business units and work effectively within the Legal Department, and with business and compliance partners, to advise on and help mitigate such risks. Provide effective legal guidance and risk mitigation recommendations on new business processes and initiatives. •Work effectively with compliance partners and provide legal advice and support. •Research topics as assigned by Deputy General Counsel and supervisor.
2. Prepare and/or Review Documents and Materials •Perform legal research and prepare legal memoranda, legal opinions, charts, tools and resources on relevant topics and issues impacting compliance and business partners. •Review compliance policies, disclosures, consumer facing correspondence, notices, and consumer complaints. •Review and propose edits to client contracts and other legal documents, including proposals and RFPs. •Assist on and prepare information and materials as requested by supervisor and Deputy General Counsel.
3. Project Management and Department Goals and Objectives •Support Legal Departments goals and objectives, including documenting key legal advice and guidance, collaborating with others in the Legal Department to help ensure consistency and uniformity in advice given, proactively identifying and raisings legal or compliance risks to supervisor or Deputy General Counsel, and assisting in promoting efficiency of the Legal Department by preparing templates, memos, forms, outlines, instructional materials, and other tools and resources. •Assist and serve as a resource to Deputy General Counsel and other Legal Department management. •Perform legal review of company polies, correspondence, and other documents or materials. •Participate on behalf of the Legal Department in calls and standing meetings, and as a member of various working groups and committees, as assigned.
4. Other Duties: •Occasionally assist with regulatory exams and inquiries, litigation, and threats of litigation. •Occasionally assist or support other areas of the Company. •Special legal projects as assigned. •Perform other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: •This position will support a federal government contract. Applicants must be able to obtain Public Trust security clearance as required of federal government contractors to include a background check conducted by the U.S. Government to determine eligibility and suitability for federal contract employment for public trust or sensitive positions. For this level of clearance, applicants must possess U.S. citizenship. •Juris Doctor Degree; Licensed and in good standing in a United States jurisdiction, and able to be admitted to any state bar. •Strong foundational legal experience with at least 2+ years in a law firm, corporate legal department or similar legal experience. •Experience and knowledge of debt collection laws, regulatory laws, health care laws, student loans or consumer credit laws (e.g. FDCPA, TCPA, FCRA, HIPAA and HEA). •Strong legal//business acumen and ability to work effectively and multitask successfully in fast-paced and complex business environment. •Strong legal research and writing skills. •Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: •Excellent interpersonal, team work, verbal, and written communication skills. •High level of personal responsibility and initiative. •Must be able to write, read, analyze, interpret, present, and explain legal concepts, risks, and documents. •Must have experience and proficiency with Microsoft Standard Office Suite. •Ability to understand and then clearly communicate verbally and in writing complex legal and business concepts to others, including employees and managers in compliance, legal and operations. •Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple and simultaneous legal actions, business developments, and performance objectives. •Ability to quickly grasp and understand complex business practices, products and services, and operations, and adeptly interpret and explain the law and legal requirements in light of operations and business realities, and use that knowledge of the business to help assess risk and identify and propose risk mitigation options. •Ability to make professional legal and business presentations in writing, through emails and reports, or orally, including complex legal, business, and technical matters to an audience of high technical skills, management, and operational experience. •Limited travel maybe required.
Internal Number: 19REQ-00789
Navient (Nasdaq: NAVI) provides asset management and business processing solutions to education, healthcare and government clients at the federal, state, and local levels. We help our clients and millions of Americans achieve financial success through our services and support. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, Navient employs team members in Western New York, Northeastern Pennsylvania, Indiana, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and other locations. Learn more at navient.com.