At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. We are committed to our purpose: we invest our hearts and minds to power human potential. Part of this commitment, and one of our core values, is the creation of a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
Successful candidates for positions in the U.S. Bank Law Division consistently provide excellent advice and guidance to clients and colleagues, on a variety of legal matters. They build trusting relationships that allow the business to make well-informed decisions. They work to attract, retain, and develop great people in an inclusive environment where each person is valued for the distinct skills and attributes they bring to the group. Meaningful collaboration, participation in the community, and investment in the development of the Law Division are all expected from candidates.
U.S. Bank is seeking an experienced bank regulatory attorney for its Legal Regulatory Group (LRG) within the Law Division. This attorney will provide legal support on a wide range of core federal banking statutes and regulations including prudential and safety and soundness regulations, and how they apply to U.S. Bank’s operations, corporate activities, investments and affiliate transactions.
The attorney will be responsible for drafting regulatory change memoranda, enterprise wide policies and comment letters; interacting with bank regulatory staff; participating in trade association meetings; assisting with regulatory approvals from and notices to the banking regulators in connection with new activities, products or services, mergers and acquisitions, corporate organization and governance changes; providing legal interpretation regarding bank regulations for members of the Law Division, Government Relations, Corporate Risk and Compliance, Audit teams and business lines; and serving as legal support for various corporate projects. Experience or working knowledge of securities laws and regulations, including the Investment Adviser Act of 1940, Investment Company Act of 1940, Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934, is a plus.Qualifications
- Law degree
- Licensed in good standing to practice law in at least one jurisdiction
- 6-8 years of experience working in the financial services industry with a strong knowledge of bank regulation and recent practical experience.
- Advanced knowledge of operations of business unit(s), products, policies and relation to industry
- Well-developed leadership abilities and strategic management skills
- Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Advanced client management, diplomacy and people skills
- Strong organizational and project management skills
- A strong commitment to client service
- The ability to work in a team environment
Successful candidates for a position in the U.S. Bank Law Division will support U.S. Bank’s core values, which guide what we do every day:
- We do the right thing.
- We power potential.
- We stay a step ahead.
- We draw strength from diversity.
- We put people first.
We are proud that U.S. Bank has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute and has been named the #1 Most Admired Superregional Bank by Fortune magazine.
In the U.S. Bank Law Division, we honor those values through our mission: “we guide our clients to remarkable results with expert legal counsel.” Our commitment is evident in the work we do, not only for the bank, but for our communities. The Law Division has received several awards for its pro bono contributions, including the Minnesota Corporate Pro Bono Council’s “Excellence in Pro Bono Award,” and we encourage our legal professionals to contribute time and expertise to pro bono work as part of their role.