Senior Counsel - Business Payments

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jun 09, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Counsel - Business Payments

The Capital One Legal Department is seeking an experienced attorney to support the Commercial Bank's growing Business Payments division. This is a great opportunity to join an outstanding team at a Fortune 100 Company that is consistently voted one of the best places to work in the U.S.

This role will support Integrated Payables, an exciting new business at Capital One that is primed to re-imagine how businesses pay each other, and Treasury Management, an established but growing business offering payables, receivables, and liquidity products.

Responsibilities include:
  • Identifying and assessing legal risk, providing legal advice, and assisting in resolving or escalating matters related to development and operation of payment products and services
  • Collaborating with subject matter experts and other stakeholders as part of risk management
  • Managing and coordinating outside counsel, when necessary
  • Reviewing, drafting, negotiating, and advising on various commercial agreements in support of business initiatives
  • Reviewing internal and external marketing materials
  • Reacting quickly to bank customer needs, including advising on customer facing matters to minimize risk

Basic Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • Active member in good standing of at least one state bar
  • 4 +years of experience at a law firm, government or in-house legal department or in-house procurement experience involving contract creation and negotiation, or a combination

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 6 years of experience at a law firm, government, in-house legal department, or in-house procurement experience involving contract creation and negotiation, or a combination
  • Experience providing advice and counsel on products, services, platforms and transactions to clients in the financial services industry
  • Familiarity with Nacha Operating Rules, payment card network rules, Reg II, and UCC Articles 3, 4, and 4A
  • Experience drafting terms of service
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a complex, highly regulated, and evolving environment
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a variety of cross-functional stakeholders
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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