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R125670 Posted 10/20/2021

Commercial Bank - Structured Finance and Leveraged Lending Senior Counsel

New York , New York
  • Category Legal
  • Experience Sr. Manager
  • Primary Address New York, New York

Overview

Locations: NY - New York, United States of America, New York, New York

Commercial Bank - Structured Finance and Leveraged Lending Senior Counsel

A great opportunity exists for a detail-oriented, confident and experienced professional to join the legal team for Capital One’s Corporate Bank business as a Senior Counsel. The Commercial Bank legal team is a dynamic group of legal professionals who provide legal advice and support for a successful and growing business that provides financing to the Financial Institutions Group and the Commercial and Industrial Group, which includes Sponsor Finance, US Corporate, Diversified Industries and the Core Middle Market lending group. The Senior Counsel role will involve interaction with internal business associates, senior management and with internal and external legal counsel.

Responsibilities

This Senior Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Providing deal support on structured finance transactions, including structuring, documentation review and negotiation and collaboration with partners across the bank

  • Managing and developing a group of key outside counsel partners  to work with the business to deliver market leading advice to assist the teams in building the business.

  • Representing Capital One at trade associations and being a leader in the lending and fund finance community from a regulatory and market perspective in order to bring to Capital One market intelligence and best practices

  • Working seamlessly with Capital One’s first class legal team to deliver a wider variety of customer cutting edge banking products

  • Working with Capital One’s enterprise regulatory litigation, and corporate transaction team on regulatory reputational and compliance issues 

  • Working with the business associates on foreign lending questions and developing an internal framework to lend to Capital One’s US customers overseas

  • Managing all legal issues in connection with maintaining a portfolio of loans

  • Manage form document libraries, including form development and identification of market leading digital tools to assist with legal operations

Experience

Specific candidate competencies include, but are not limited to:

  • Strong internal counsel experience in the structured finance area, complex leverage lending products and capital markets

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with impeccable attention to detail

  • The ability to prioritize and manage a significant volume of work on a broad array of topics with multiple and simultaneous deadlines is critical

  • Ability and willingness to work as a team player to manage efficient processes, to get issues resolved across organizational boundaries, and to build collegial and effective relationships with business leaders, attorneys, paralegals, project managers and administrative assistants at all levels of the company

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills

  • Ability to manage complex processes and projects

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Juris Doctor and active member in good standing with the New York state bar or the ability to be admitted to the New York bar on motion or registered in-house counsel

  • At least 5 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm or an in-house legal department  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years at an Am Law 100 law firm or in-house legal department experience in complex commercial lending transactions, including fund finance, asset-based, cash flow, and acquisition financings, as well as CLO/ABS structures

  • Experience with sponsor-backed finance and structured finance transactions

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to commercial lending, including consumer and mortgage related issues

  • Demonstrated ability to get issues resolved across organizational borders

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position. 

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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