Counsel, Digital, Payments & Data

TD Bank Group • Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Company Overview

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 and on Twitter at

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

Job Description

The Counsel provides legal advice and support to management in Corporate Group Functions and Business units.

Functions as a legal advisor & resource in one or more defined subject matters and/or specific businesses. Provides legal

advice to the organization, prepares documents, resolutions, forms and pleadings, and participates in major legal actions.

Responsible for foreseeing and protecting the company against legal risks. Relies on experience and judgment to plan

and accomplish goals.


* May manage administrative and paralegal staff and junior attorneys, assigning responsibilities and evaluating results; provides

leadership, coaching, counseling and guidance to staff.

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

Professional Responsibility.

* Educates and trains Associate Counsel and staff for continued development.

* Prevents and/or resolves conflicts with the team; encourages and empowers others.

* Assists in the management of expenditures for outside counsel.

* Reduces expenses in providing internal legal advice.

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

* 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 lawyers.

* Inspires the confidence of clients by clearly understanding the client's role with the Company and considers the practical business implications of legal advice.

* Identifies relevant facts; gathers relevant information from appropriate resources; evaluates the reliability of information


* Knows relevant substantive law; identifies legal issues for business units and formulates relevant legal strategies.

* Leads in complex and sensitive negotiations; considers the long-term consequences and coaches clients towards protecting the

Company's interest.

* Provides advice in ambiguous situations; identifies and reduces future legal risks; identifies and takes action on future


* Anticipates client needs; deals with complex legal issues; delivers difficult messages without jeopardizing client relationships.

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


* Bachelor's degree required

* JD from accredited law school required

* 5+ Years of related experience

* Admission to appropriate State Bar in good standing and licensed to practice law in the State

* Basic understanding of banking/financial services operations and issues

* Ability to simplify, problem solve, multitask and work effectively against deadlines

* Integrity and high moral standards

* Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills

* Strong legal research and analysis skills

* Detail oriented

* Must be able to apply legal knowledge to the business

* Ability to exercise sound judgment

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* Strong teamwork and client skills

* Highly motivated

* May supervise administrative and paralegal staff and junior attorneys

Preferred Qualifications: Strong knowledge of Reg E and the E-sign act in particular. Other payment knowledge is welcome (such as the NACHA rules or industry payment-related knowledge).


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 her/his 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.


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