Counsel/In House/McLean, Virginia

Company Name:
Legal Counsel
Duties: Will report to Senior Counsel of the Canadian Branch of company and will have responsibility for identifying and assessing risks associated with company's credit card marketing materials and practices; working with brand, operations and compliance stakeholders to address risks, develop creative solutions, and resolve issues; developing and updating internal marketing guidelines; and engaging other legal work, including drafting contracts and researching and writing legal opinions as assigned. Will review marketing materials for compliance with all consumer regulatory laws and internal marketing policies and controls. Will entail numerous interactions with internal business teams and Legal Department subject matter experts in a fast-paced environment. Review marketing materials, disclosures and other communications with consumers for compliance with applicable legislation and internal policies. Keep abreast of banking industry developments. Update internal marketing guidelines and policies and provide training. Provide advice to business on the development and implementation of contests (including in social media space), drafting contest rules and releases, prepare and submit filings to regulators. Provide advice on other areas of regulatory compliance and other legal work as assigned. Engage various administrative responsibilities as assigned.

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