Education Required: Juris Doctor
Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years
Job ID: 9999
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
The attorney in this position will practice in the regulatory and legislative group within MidFirst’s internal legal department. Primary responsibilities include providing relevant legal advice to business management, other practice groups within the Legal Department and the Compliance and Enterprise Risk Departments, aimed at ensuring that MidFirst maintains compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, monitoring new legislation and changes to existing legislation that, in each case, have the potential to impact MidFirst’s business. The individual in this position will work closely with Compliance Department staff to provide legal guidance and interpretations in connection with the compliance testing, risk assessments and regulatory change management projects, and also will assist with MidFirst’s participation in the regulatory comment process.
The qualified candidate will possess a law degree and must have 5+ years of legal experience in either banking or general corporate law with a law firm or financial institution. Bank or other regulatory experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have excellent academic credentials, strong written and oral communication skills and must possess the ability to manage large numbers of projects simultaneously in a variety of legal areas. The candidate must be able to work under pressure and have good judgment and the ability to identify potential legal issues. The ability to communicate effectively with management regarding complex regulatory issues is also a critical skill set.
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