Financial Services Staff Attorney

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Washington, DC
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

Financial Services Staff Attorney

Venable is seeking a Staff Attorney to assist its consumer financial services group with state and federal regulatory compliance and licensing matters related to mortgage regulation, lending, consumer credit and lease products, general consumer protection, money transmission, and payment processing. The successful candidate should be able to handle a diverse and busy workload in a growing firm practice.

Specific duties may include:

·         Coordinate financial services licensing applications, including both NMLS and non-NMLS applications

·         Interface with state regulators

·         Track pending state and federal legislative, regulatory, and rulemaking activities

·         Monitor state and federal enforcement activity and private actions

·         Draft articles and other publications regarding legal developments affecting financial services

Required Skills and Qualifications

·         JDrequired

·         2+ years’ experience in law firm setting

·         License to practice in the District of Columbia or ability to waive-in

·         Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to manage a variety of projects and deadlines

·         Experience with legal or regulatory filings


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

·         Experience in managing financial services license applications, including use of the NMLS system

·         Prior experience in financial services practice

Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected Veteran status and any other protected basis under applicable law.

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