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TD Bank Sr Counsel, Bank Regulatory in Farmington Hills, Michigan


Job Title:

Sr Counsel, Bank Regulatory

TD Description:

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Department Overview:

The Senior Counsel, U.S. Regulatory will be a member of the U.S. Bank Regulatory team reporting to the Managing Counsel, Legal Regulatory. The U.S. Regulatory team provides legal advice and support to TD's U.S. Corporate and Control functions on prudential bank regulation, applications and approvals, investments, AML/OFAC compliance, and related regulatory matters.

• Provides legal counsel and support to the Bank and its U.S. affiliates on prudential regulatory matters.

• Monitors relevant legislation, regulation, and supervisory guidance; assesses impact to the Bank; and partners with relevant Control Functions and business partners to coordinate Bank responses and/or implementation strategies


United States

Job Requirements:

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

Highly preferred Skills & Experience:

• Substantial knowledge and depth of experience in laws and regulations relating to prudential regulation of bank holding companies, IDIs and their subsidiaries

• Familiarity with Reg Y, Reg YY, Reg W, permissible activities and investments for national banks

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



Job Description:

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


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, Delaware, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, New York


Cherry Hill, Farmington Hills, New York, Portland, Washington, Wilmington

Work Location:

1 Portland Square, 1 Vanderbilt Avenue Corporate, 1313 North Market Street, 1701 Route 70 East, 27777 Inkster Road

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Job Category - Primary:

Legal Services / Counsel

Job Category(s):

Legal Services / Counsel

State (Primary):

District of Columbia

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New Jersey

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New York

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Farmington Hills

City #5:

Cherry Hill

City #6:

New York

Job Family:

Legal Counsel

Time Type:

Full Time

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Pay Range:

$160,000 - $264,000 annually

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