At Regions, the Assistant General Counsel provides a wide range of legal services and advice. This position has extensive knowledge in a specific area of expertise that may include Securities and Corporate Governance, Capital Markets, Commercial and Corporate Banking, Consumer Investment, Private Client, Litigation, and other highly specialized areas.
Advises members within a specialized legal area or particular business activity
Works with the Chief Governance Officer’s team to advise Regions’ leaders and business units on public company securities and corporate governance matters
Protects the organization’s rights in contract negotiations, settlements, and litigation
Ensures compliance of laws and regulations
Advises management on recent changes in laws and regulations that affect the company
May direct activities of one or more General Attorneys
This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.
This position is incentive eligible.
Doctor of Jurisprudence degree
Eight (8) years or more of relevant experience in specialized area in law firm and/or in-house environment(s)
Skills and Competencies:
Ability to apply legal theories
Ability to assimilate and analyze facts
Ability to distinguish relevant facts
Demonstrated leadership and effective interpersonal skills
Demonstrated skill to judge character
Demonstrated skill to resolve complex legal issues
Familiarity with ESG principles and reporting frameworks
Knowledge of corporate and securities law (public company-focused), stock exchange listing standards and banking regulations
Well-developed written and oral (in person and by telephone/virtually) communication skills