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Vice President, Assistant General Counsel of Direct Banking Products - P202098

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EDiscover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America\u0027s cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Global Network comprised of Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation\u0027s leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance around the world. For more information, visit www.discover.com/company\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is focused on its customers, and which is consistently awarded for both. We\u0027re all about people and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003E \u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EThe Position:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EReporting to the General Counsel, the Assistant General Counsel - Direct Banking Products will be a key member of the Law Department leadership team and will manage a large group of attorneys with responsibility for providing advisory support for Discover\u0027s consumer products and services. \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThe successful candidate will be an expert in consumer financial services laws and regulations, with a proven track record of successfully partnering with senior business leaders to achieve business objectives. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated ability to manage and develop a large team of high performing attorneys and legal professionals.\u003Cbr\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EOversee, manage and develop a team of 15\u002B attorneys and professionals.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide strong thought leadership and advice to senior management on the full range of legal and regulatory issues impacting Discover\u0027s consumer products and services, including federal and state consumer financial services laws and regulations and supervisory matters. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESupport achieving business strategies and results through legal advice that reflects an advanced ability to understand and evaluate legal and regulatory matters in the context of business objectives. \u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESupport and advise business leaders and other stakeholders on supervisory and examination matters.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAssess and communicate changes in laws and regulations and work with colleagues and clients to implement changes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelop positions and strategies on regulatory policy matters and coordinate with Government Affairs Group on advocacy activities.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork closely with Corporate Risk, Corporate Compliance and Internal Audit on consumer compliance matters.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EJuris doctor\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdmission to a state bar\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E15\u002B years of experience in consumer financial services law\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience managing a large team of attorneys\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organizations\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to set strategic direction and deliver practical business solutions\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDemonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative, interdependent environment in which success depends on sharing opportunities, responsibility and credit\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExcellent communication skills and executive presence\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E #LI-KB1 \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-08-31 Expires: 2019-12-12

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