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Counsel, Retail Products

335121BR
Legal Services / Counsel
Cherry Hill, NJ

November 7, 2021

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 www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/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 www.td.com.

Job Description

The Counsel provides legal advice and support to management and employees in Corporate Group functions and Business units. Functions as a legal resource focusing on one or more defined subject matters and/or specific businesses. Typical tasks include managing litigation, negotiating contracts, assisting the Business with product roll-outs, and advising the Business regarding regulatory developments. Responsible for anticipating and addressing potential legal risks. Relies on legal skills, experience and judgment to accomplish goals.

Provides consistent and sound legal advice in a clear, concise and responsive manner by taking initiative to develop legal knowledge and skill; knowing relevant substantive law, identifying legal issues; knowing the business and its products, operations, strategy, risk appetite and regulatory environment; owning the role of interpreting legal requirements through a balanced understanding of the law and business context to formulate relevant legal theories; and identifying business issues and policies related to the legal requirements, describing legal issues and options to the client
Identifies conflict situations and brings more senior lawyers into the decision-making process as appropriate by identifying situations when actions that the business unit wants to take conflicts with TD’s risk appetite and discusses with client how particular actions might be inconsistent
Effectively contributes to and/or leads negotiations and conflict resolutions by gathering supportive information in preparation for the negotiation, understanding the dynamics of the process and displaying an effective combination of firmness, tact, patience and respect in dealing with all parties involved

Requirements

Basic understanding of banking/financial services operations and issues with knowledge of consumer banking laws and regulations applicable to consumer banking products include deposit products and real estate secured lending and servicing.

Bachelors 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

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

    40.0

    Inclusiveness

    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 USWAPTDO@td.com . 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.