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TD Bank Senior Counsel (Investigations and Anti-Money Laundering) in Cherry Hill, New Jersey


Job Title:

Senior Counsel (Investigations and Anti-Money Laundering)

TD Description:

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 over 9.8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at more than 1,100 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Auto Finance, a division of TD Bank, N.A., offers vehicle financing and dealer commercial services. TD Bank and its subsidiaries also offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit . Find TD Bank on Facebook at and on Twitter at and .

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 .

We offer a competitive salary and benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental, and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; paid time off and work/life benefits to maintain a good balance.

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Department Overview:

The Senior Counsel, Investigations and Anti-Money Laundering provides oversight, legal advice and support to TD Bank's (the "Company") management and business units, including the Company's U.S. Anti-Money Laundering ("AML") program. The Senior Counsel will provide high level advice to TD's AML team and specific business area(s) on legal and regulatory matters pertaining to AML and sanctions, may prepare memoranda to management, litigation documents and forms and will participate in major legal actions. Responsible for foreseeing and protecting the Company against legal risks.


United States

Job Requirements:

  • Must be eligible for employment under regulatory standards applicable to the position.

May manage paralegal and administrative staff, assigning responsibilities and evaluating results

Provides leadership, coaching, counseling and guidance to staff

Supervises external counsel providing advice or other legal services of the Company

Works closely with General Counsel, department attorneys and external legal counsel on specific legal issues related to the Company's business

Gives practical support and assistance to contemporaries, junior attorneys and staff

Volunteers expert advice and experience

Verifies the information has been understood

Serves in one or more permanent or ad hoc practice groups or cross-practice teams of attorneys and staff

Assists in the management of expenditures for external counsel

Advises lines of business on best practices that help minimize legal and litigation risk

May assist General Counsel in developing and managing departmental budget for both internal and external legal spend

Anticipates client needs

Deals with complex legal issues

Clearly delivers difficult messages without jeopardizing client relationships

Gives pragmatic legal opinions with reasons and rationale

Provides advice in ambiguous situations; identifies and prevents future legal risks

Identifies and takes action on future opportunities

Resolves most situations where conflicts arise between the needs and desires of specific business units and the interests of the Company without requiring intervention of more senior attorneys

Demonstrates highest professional ethical and behavioral standards and complies with all applicable Bar Rules and Codes of Professional Responsibility, and corporate ethical and behavioral standards

Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required

Rapidly and uniformly respond to and manage regulatory inquiries, internal investigations and other matters which carry significant regulatory, reputational or economic risk related to TD Bank's US AML program and Global Sanctions Unit



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.


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 . 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.


District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York


Cherry Hill, New York, Washington


Bachelors degree required

J.D. from an Accredited Law School required

10+ Years of related experience

Strong knowledge of at least one area of law relating to banking/financial services operations and issues

Integrity and high moral standards

Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills

Strong legal and analysis skills

Detail oriented

Must be able to apply legal knowledge to the business

Ability to exercise sound judgment

Strong interpersonal skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong teamwork and client skills

Highly motivated

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

Ability to identify problems and barriers, and effectively implement solutions to advance business strategy

Operates with creativity and innovation; seeks different perspectives and new ideas

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple deadlines and priorities

Understands the value of knowledge management, builds and supports systems and tools that efficiently connect people to the knowledge they need to do their job

Work Location:

1 Vanderbilt Avenue Corporate, 1701 Route 70 East, 607 14th Street North West

Business Line:


Job Category - Primary:

Legal Services / Counsel

Job Category(s):

Legal Services / Counsel

State (Primary):

New Jersey

State #2:

New York

State #3:

District of Columbia

City (Primary):

Cherry Hill

City #2:

New York

City #3:


Job Family:

Legal Counsel

Time Type:

Full Time

Employment Type:


Pay Range:

$160,000 - $264,000 annually

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