Capital Markets Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Bank

Capital One
New York, New York
Jul 03, 2022
Aug 02, 2022
Full Time
NYC 299 Park Avenue (22957), United States of America, New York, New York

Capital Markets Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Bank

The Role and the Team

The Capital One Legal Department is seeking an experienced attorney to provide support for its growing Commercial Bank business. The role will primarily support the Capital Markets legal team which includes mergers and acquisitions advisory, asset-backed securities (ABS) placements and ABS trading, high yield and IG debt and equity placements, derivatives, syndicated loan sales and trading, equity research, sales and trading and tax credit finance.

This role will include providing legal deal support on complex transactions, as well as managing outside counsel and trade organization representation. The initial focus of this role will be to support the mergers and acquisitions advisory businesses at Capital One, as well as other capital markets businesses as required.

The successful candidate must have strong legal and analysis skills, an ability to anticipate, discover and troubleshoot legal and business issues, and the flexibility to simultaneously manage a wide range of projects.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor and active member in good standing with at least one state bar
  • At least 6 years of law firm or in-house legal department experience relating to financial transactions or commercial banking

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 7+ years in-house experience at a large financial institution or at least 7+ years experience in a combination of in-house experience at a large financial institution and law firm experience
  • Experience working with mergers and acquisitions advisory transactions
  • Experience handling conflicts issues and information walls/barriers in a financial transaction setting
  • Experience representing sellers and buyers in mergers and acquisitions transactions
  • Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills, with the ability to influence others
  • Strong organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and manage a significant volume of work on a broad array of topics with multiple and simultaneous deadlines
  • Comfort tackling issues that may not have a clear answer
  • Curiosity; willing to learn and proactive in that regard

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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