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Sr Attorney Legal Risk

Company: USAA
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: June 29, 2020

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Sr Attorney - Legal Risk Job at USAA in San Antonio, Texas - - Post - Job Packages - About - - LAW FIRM JOBS - Employers - Log In - Create Employer Account - Post - Job Packages - About - - LAW FIRM JOBS - Employers - Log In - Create Employer Account Category - ADR - Advertising - Banking - Bankruptcy - Biotech - Commercial and Contracts - Compliance - Copyright - Corporate Generalist - Corporate Governance - Data Privacy - Employment - Energy - Entertainment - Environmental - ERISA - Finance - Governmental Affairs - Government Contracts - Healthcare - Insurance - Intellectual Property - International - Labor Relations - Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions - Non-Profit - Patent - Pharma - Products Liability - Real Estate - Securities - Tax - Tech Transactional - Trademark - Transactions - All Categories Search Close Posted June 16, 2020 Sr Attorney - Legal Risk USAA San Antonio, TX Remote Full Time Reference: USAAR - Compliance - Corporate Generalist - Litigation Purpose of Job We are currently seeking a talented Senior Attorney - Legal Risk for our San Antonio, TX facility location. This position is working in our San Antonio, Texas home office location or working remotely In this position you will be responsible for providing legal counsel to business unit leadership within USAA by identifying and analyzing legal issues and communicating effective legal advice. Proactively engages with business clients to better understand USAA's strategic and operational objectives. Engages and collaborates with internal stakeholders within business units and the Chief Legal Office. Works independently on matters of significance to the organization, has in-depth expert knowledge and the proven ability to lead efforts to resolve complex issues. Job Requirements USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level. In each of the past five years, we've been a top-40 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, and we've ranked among Victory Media's Top 10 Military Friendly Employers 13 years straight. We embrace a robust veteran workforce and encourage veterans and veteran spouses to apply. At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals. See USAA's San Antonio, Texas home office campus, culture, and mission here: USAA Careers Going Above and Beyond - Independently provides legal counsel to senior leadership to support business objectives and manage regulatory, compliance and litigation risk to USAA. - Leads complex legal assignments with a high level of business impact and delivers appropriate solutions. - Proactively identifies and manages existing and emerging legal and other risks that stem from business activities, in alignment with USAAs legal risk appetite. - Ensures risks are effectively measured, monitored and controlled. - Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures. - Effectively communicates with stakeholders and varying levels of leadership in both verbal and written forms. - Produces clear and concise legal positions involving highly complex issues. - Proactively collaborates across USAA and the Chief Legal Office to mitigate risk. - Proactively monitors and analyzes changes in laws, regulations and industry and advises appropriate organizational leadership of such changes in a timely manner. Anticipates potential or future legal and operational issues that present a risk to the organization and proactively engages with others to identify potential solutions. - Regularly provides guidance to more junior attorneys and serves as a resource to others in the Chief Legal Office. - Provides leadership through cross-functional projects that have a material impact to USAA. - Effectively manages outside counsel to obtain legal advice. Minimum Experience: - Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school - Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school required. - Licensed and in good standing to practice law in one state or a territory of the USA - 8 years of relevant experience with at least 7 years of experience as a practicing attorney. - Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with key resources and stakeholders, influencing decisions and managing work to achieve strategic goals. *Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level* When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses. Preferred: - Deep understanding of legal risk and current financial services regulatory environment - Knowledge of the components of risk management (identification, monitoring and reporting) - Experience managing the risk profile of the Legal organization in a large, highly-matrixed financial institution and identifying current inherent and residual risks and proactively targeting where new risks may likely arise (e.g., risks derived from third party vendors, new legislation or case law, the use of outdated standard documentation, changes within the Legal team, atypical assumptions in legal decisioning, etc.) - Experience implementing best practices to ensure that the inherent, residual and potential risks of the operations of the Legal function are proactively and effectively controlled. - Experience with standing-up and coordinating a Legal Risk Management Working Group including developing and tracking Key Risk Indicators for the function and interfacing with Operational Risk - Demonstrated success working closely with colleagues in Business, Risk, Compliance and Audit to ensure continuous improvement in the identification and escalation of legal risks and in the management of emerging regulatory trends. - Experience with briefing senior management on identified risks and prioritization decisions and provide effective updates to legal peers on bank regulatory reform and legal developments. The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job. At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals. Relocation assistance is available for this position.

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