Senior Counsel- Corporate Capital Markets

Capital One
McLean, Virginia
Jul 23, 2022
Aug 21, 2022
Full Time
Center 1 (19052), United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Senior Counsel- Corporate Capital Markets

As a member of Capital One's Corporate Capital Markets Legal team you will deliver key business, transactional and regulatory counsel support across Capital One's various capital markets funding activities, including issuances of Capital One's senior and subordinated debt, preferred stock and asset-backed securities as well as stock repurchases, tender offers and redemptions. You will work closely with the Corporate Treasury team to help keep Capital One well funded while managing legal risk and navigating complex securities and financial regulations. You will be part of a collaborative and supportive team that values your insight, encourages intellectual curiosity, rewards creative thinking and makes work fun.

To succeed in this role, you will need strong legal and analytical skills, an ability to navigate novel legal and business situations, the flexibility to simultaneously manage a wide range of projects and an ownership mindset. Strong written and oral communication and organizational skills are a must as well as the ability to work seamlessly with our business and legal partners.

Through its bold initiatives, state of the art infrastructure, breadth of talent and dynamic work environment, the Legal Department of Capital One has become one of the most highly admired corporate legal departments in the country. The successful candidate will become an advisor to Capital One's Corporate Treasury team focused on funding and balance sheet management for one of the top 10 banks in the country.

Responsibilities include:
  • Supporting the execution of a wide range of capital markets transactions and securities offerings for Capital One as issuer
  • Managing the drafting, negotiation and execution of share repurchase agreements, redemption documents and other documents relating to capital markets functions
  • Counseling and advising Corporate Treasury on the impact of changes in laws and regulations
  • Interpreting and providing guidance on existing agreements and obligations
  • Providing strategic legal advice on complex and novel issues
  • Collaborating with business partners to maintain unsecured and securitization funding platforms
  • Implementing and monitoring repeatable, controlled processes for capital markets transactions, including with respect to due diligence
  • Supervising process-oriented work of other legal professionals
  • Managing and coordinating outside counsel

Basic Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school
  • Active member in good standing of at least one state bar
  • 3+ years of experience in a law firm, in-house legal department or a combination with a focus on financial transactions

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience supporting capital markets transactions within the financial services industry
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to asset-backed securities

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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