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Sr Counsel, Credit Card and Merchant Agreements

348121BR
Legal Services / Counsel
Wilmington, DE

Additional Locations: Portland, ME Cherry Hill, NJ Philadelphia, PA

April 12, 2022

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.

Department Overview

The Senior Counsel provides oversight, legal advice and support to TD Bank management in Corporate Group Functions and Business
Units. Functions as legal expert in one or more defined subject matter areas and/or specific business lines. Provides high level legal advice
to specific business area(s), may prepare resolutions, contracts, memoranda to management, litigation documents and forms and
participates in major legal actions. Foresees and protects the Company against legal risks.

Job Description

The Senior Counsel provides oversight, legal advice and support to TD Bank management in Corporate Group Functions and Business
Units. Functions as legal expert in one or more defined subject matter areas and/or specific business lines. Provides high level legal advice
to specific business area(s), may prepare resolutions, contracts, memoranda to management, litigation documents and forms and
participates in major legal actions. Foresees and protects the Company against legal risks.

Negotiates co-branded and private label credit card relationships

Negotiates marketing and licensing agreements for financial service products

Responsible for acquisition and divestiture of credit card portfolios

Advises business on requests for proposals, reviews terms sheets, and prepares necessary agreements

l Gives practical support and assistance to contemporaries, junior attorneys and staff
l Volunteers expert advice and experience
l Verifies the information has been understood
l Serves in one or more permanent or ad hoc practice groups or cross-practice teams of attorneys and staff
l Assists in the management of expenditures for external counsel
l Advises lines of business on best practices that help minimize legal and litigation risk
l May assist General Counsel in developing and managing departmental budget for both internal and external legal spend
l Anticipates client needs
l Deals with complex legal issues

Requirements

  • Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.
  • Bachelors degree required
    l J.D. from an Accredited Law School required
    l 10+ Years of related experience
    l Strong knowledge of at least one area of law relating to banking/financial services operations and issues
    l Integrity and high moral standards
    l Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
    l Strong legal and analysis skills
    l Detail oriented
    l Must be able to apply legal knowledge to the business
    l Ability to exercise sound judgment
    l Strong interpersonal skills
    l Excellent oral and written communication skills
    l Strong teamwork and client skills
    l Highly motivated
    l 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
    l
    l Ability to identify problems and barriers, and effectively implement solutions to advance business strategy

    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.