• Sr Counsel, Bank Regulatory

    TD Bank New York, NY 10176

    Job #2426987905

  • 363217BR

    Job Title:

    Sr Counsel, Bank Regulatory

    TD Description:

    About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®

    TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit ~~~. Find TD Bank on Facebook at ~~~/TDBank and on Twitter at ~~~/TDBank_US .

    TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit ~~~ .

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    Department Overview:

    The Senior Counsel, U.S. Regulatory will be a member of the U.S. Bank Regulatory team reporting to the Managing Counsel, Legal Regulatory. The U.S. Regulatory team provides legal advice and support to TD's U.S. Corporate and Control functions on prudential bank regulation, applications and approvals, investments, AML/OFAC compliance, and related regulatory matters.

    • Provides legal counsel and support to the Bank and its U.S. affiliates on prudential regulatory matters.

    • Monitors relevant legislation, regulation, and supervisory guidance; assesses impact to the Bank; and partners with relevant Control Functions and business partners to coordinate Bank responses and/or implementation strategies


    United States

    Job Requirements:

    Bachelors degree required

    J.D. from an Accredited Law School required

    10+ Years of related experience

    Strong knowledge of at least one area of law relating to banking/financial services operations and issues

    Integrity and high moral standards

    Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills

    Strong legal and analysis skills

    Detail oriented

    Must be able to apply legal knowledge to the business

    Ability to exercise sound judgment

    Strong interpersonal skills

    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Strong teamwork and client skills

    Highly motivated

    Ability to provide difficult, complex and unwelcomed legal advice credibly and convincingly to management

    Strong technology aptitude including i) proficiency with standard office software and ability to learn and apply new technologies in work environment and ii) capacity to understand current and emerging technologies in the industry and how they affect business objectives

    Ability to identify problems and barriers, and effectively implement solutions to advance business strategy

    Operates with creativity and innovation; seeks different perspectives and new ideas

    Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities

    Understands the value of knowledge management , builds and supports systems and tools that efficiently connect people to the knowledge they need to do their job

    Highly preferred Skills & Experience:

    • Substantial knowledge and depth of experience in laws and regulations relating to prudential regulation of bank holding companies, IDIs and their subsidiaries

    • Familiarity with Reg Y, Reg YY, Reg W, permissible activities and investments for national banks

    • Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.



    Job Description:

    May manage paralegal and administrative staff, assigning responsibilities and evaluating results

    Provides leadership, coaching, counseling and guidance to staff

    Supervises external counsel providing advice or other legal services of the Company

    Works closely with General Counsel, department attorneys and external legal counsel on specific legal issues related to the Company's business

    Gives practical support and assistance to contemporaries, junior attorneys and staff

    Volunteers expert advice and experience

    Verifies the information has been understood

    Serves in one or more permanent or ad hoc practice groups or cross-practice teams of attorneys and staff

    Assists in the management of expenditures for external counsel

    Advises lines of business on best practices that help minimize legal and litigation risk

    May assist General Counsel in developing and managing departmental budget for both internal and external legal spend

    Anticipates client needs

    Deals with complex legal issues

    Clearly delivers difficult messages without jeopardizing client relationships

    Gives pragmatic legal opinions with reasons and rationale

    Provides advice in ambiguous situations; identifies and prevents future legal risks

    Identifies and takes action on future opportunities

    Resolves most situations where conflicts arise between the needs and desires of specific business units and the interests of the Company without requiring intervention of more senior attorneys

    Demonstrates highest professional ethical and behavioral standards and complies with all applicable Bar Rules and Codes of Professional Responsibility, and corporate ethical and behavioral standards

    Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required


    At TD, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and communities in which we live in and serve, and creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

    If you are a candidate with a disability and need an accommodation to complete the application process, email the TD Bank US Workplace Accommodations Program at ~~~ . Include your full name, best way to reach you, and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process.

    EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


    District of Columbia, Delaware, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, New York


    Cherry Hill, Farmington Hills, New York, Portland, Washington, Wilmington

    Work Location:

    1 Portland Square, 1 Vanderbilt Avenue Corporate, 1313 North Market Street, 1701 Route 70 East, 27777 Inkster Road

    Business Line:

    TD Bank AMCB

    Job Category - Primary:

    Legal Services / Counsel

    Job Category(s):

    Legal Services / Counsel

    State (Primary):

    District of Columbia

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    New Jersey

    State #6:

    New York

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    City #4:

    Farmington Hills

    City #5:

    Cherry Hill

    City #6:

    New York

    Job Family:

    Legal Counsel

    Time Type:

    Full Time

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    Pay Range:

    $160,000 - $264,000 annually

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