Exceed the expectations of our residential mortgage borrowers & business partners through superior service, simple processes, and effective communications.
We deliver on this mission by empowering our employees by encouraging and recognizing superior performance and innovative solutions, by promoting teamwork and divisional cooperation.
The Senior Counsel provides legal support for NewRez residential mortgage lending function. The candidate shall be responsible for identifying and analyzing legal issues, drafting key documents, presenting clear recommendations, assuring legal compliance, and overseeing legal department personnel.
Provides legal support to multiple business units
Researches and advises on variety of legal issues and communicates recommendations to business units
Reviews and drafts contracts and leases
Supports corporate governance functions
Oversees and maintains multiple compliance projects
Provides advice on company policies and procedures
Participates in litigation and regulatory matters
Tracks regulatory changes affecting the business units
Handles employment law issues
Investigates and responds to customer complaints
Assists with third party due diligence
5+ years’ experience as attorney in law firm and/or corporate setting
JD from an accredited law school
Admitted to the Bar in any State
Experience representing mortgage lenders, banks and/or consumer finance companies required
Management experience preferred
Litigation experience preferred
Willingness and ability to handle multiple assignments in a high volume environment
Ability to communicate complex legal issues clearly and concisely
Possesses excellent oral, written, and organizational skills
NewRez is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Equal Opportunity Lender
* 15 Paid Time Off (PTO) days and 18 after 1st anniversary!
* 8 Paid Holidays
* Casual Workplace
* Employee Engagement Activities
* Medical (including Health Savings Account & Flexible Savings Account)
* Dental - RX - Vision - Life, Disability Insurance - 401(k) Plan with company match! - Employee Assistance Plan
* Pet Insurance!
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R957-2