Associate General Counsel - Technology, Licensing & E-Mortgages

Freddie MacMcLean, VirginiaFull TimeHybrid

At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you’ll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation.

Position Overview:

Are you someone who loves complex transactions and legal issues involved with sophisticated technology and licensing? Do you want your work to be meaningful and make an impact in the housing industry? We are looking for an analytical and detail-oriented attorney to participate the analysis, drafting and negotiation of transaction and policy documents in structured mortgage and insurance-related transactions, as well as experience with technology and licensing related to product development. In that context, the Single-Family Real Estate Department in the Legal Division of Freddie Mac is seeking a motivated and client-focused attorney to join its legal staff.

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Our Impact:

The attorney will be part of the single-family mortgage operations and technology group, primarily working with the insurance-based credit risk transfer business area, and providing counsel related to technology licensing and related matters. This group is part of the SF Real Estate Department in the company’s Legal Division, which provides all-around legal support and advice to the Single Family Business area of the company, covering all aspects of residential mortgage underwriting, purchase, delivery, servicing and risk mitigation.

Your Impact:

  • Advisory support to internal clients regarding licensing new software and related products for use in selling or servicing mortgages Freddie Mac

  • Negotiate and document insurance-based credit risk transfer transactions, including development of novel risk transfer structures and tools

  • Understand Freddie Mac’s Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide (including knowledge of representations, warranties, covenants and legal remedies)


  • 10 or more years of relevant sophisticated legal experience, either in-house with a bank, mortgage company or real estate company, or with a law firm

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree; membership in good standing in a state Bar

  • Excellent analytical, strategic, legal research, writing and advocacy skills

  • Ability to effectively handle numerous issues across multiple areas and to set priorities independently

  • Experience working with issues pertaining to E-Mortgages, E-Notes, and MERs

Keys to Success in this Role:

  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills

  • Ability to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with colleagues and clients

  • Partnership – Build trust and positive relationships through individual and team actions

  • Client Focus – Personally engage with internal clients to understand their needs

  • Drive for Execution – Be accountable for strong individual and team performance

Current Freddie Mac employees please apply through the internal career site.

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you’ll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We will ensure that individuals with differing abilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Time-type: Full time

FLSA Status: Exempt

Freddie Mac offers a comprehensive total rewards package to include competitive compensation and market-leading benefit programs. Information on these benefit programs is available on our Careers site.

This position has an annualized market-based salary range of $228,000 - $342,000 and is eligible to participate in the annual incentive program. The final salary offered will generally fall within this range and is dependent on various factors including but not limited to the responsibilities of the position, experience, skill set, internal pay equity and other relevant qualifications of the applicant.

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