Associate General Counsel - Retail Banking

US-IL-Chicago
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-4331
# of Openings
1

Overview

CIBC provides tailored commercial, wealth management, personal, and small business financial solutions in the United States through 46 offices in 18 states, as well as cross-border banking services to clients with North American operations. Learn more at cibc.com/US.

 

CIBC is a Toronto-based, global financial institution with a 150 year history, serving 11 million personal and business clients. We invest in our businesses, our clients, our people and our communities to deliver consistent and sustainable earnings to our shareholders. 

 

CIBC delivers access to career and development opportunities, safe and healthy workplaces, effective training, and positive work-life balance – so that employees are able to perform at their best, contribute to their communities and focus on cultivating deeper relationships with our clients.

 

Every year, CIBC is recognized for its business success, community commitment and employee initiatives.  We are proud of this success and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace and an environment where all employees can excel.

 

CIBC Bank USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and support to Consumer Banking Group and Private Wealth businesses on consumer deposit and lending products and services including mortgage lending;
  • Provide legal advice and support on development of new retail banking products and services, including cross border products and services;
  • Advise retail lines of business on new laws and regulations and impact on the Bank’s consumer products and services; and
  • Provide branch support and advice regarding trust and estate, court proceedings, and other customer support and maintenance legal issues impacting consumer deposit accounts and loans.

Qualifications

  • Licensed Illinois lawyer with at least 10 years of retail banking legal experience preferably in-house counsel at a bank;
  • Expertise in consumer protection banking laws and regulations including Regulations Z, DD, E, B, Privacy, FCRA, and GLBA requirements;
  • Experience addressing private wealth and other complex retail banking consumer requests;
  • Ability to analyze banking laws and regulations and provide stakeholders with accurate and pragmatic guidance;
  • J.D. from an accredited law school
  • Strong academic record
  • Highest ethical standards and integrity
  • Client-focused and service-oriented professional
  • Excellent judgment
  • Effective communication skills and ability to build good working relationships;
  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to draft documentation in consumer appropriate language that is easy to understand.
  • Strong time management skills

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