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Senior Manager, Senior Counsel- Consumer and Small Business

Posted Feb 02
Full Time
On Site
Richmond, Virginia


About the role:

The Consumer and Small Business Legal team is seeking an attorney to provide legal support for Capital One’s Retail Bank. At Capital One, you get to work with bright and intelligent individuals who will help elevate you to a new level. If you enjoy working with a team of high performing top talent, Capital One is the place for you! Our legal team thrives on collaborating and creates an inclusive environment where everyone’s voice is heard. This exciting role will allow you to use your depth and breadth of experience to strategize and influence the business lines you support. In addition, you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills and broaden your knowledge. Come to Capital One to be a part of challenging work while enjoying our exceptional culture and work-life balance.  

The attorney in this role will be responsible for providing support to the Retail Bank, which may include checking and savings products, marketing, operations, payments and fraud support. The successful candidate must be capable of quickly answering complex legal questions that arise, including with respect to federal consumer banking laws and state laws impacting consumer deposit accounts.


Specific responsibilities included, but not limited to: 

  • Advise the business on legal issues related to bank products and operations

  • Review and advise on collateral and customer experience interfaces

  • Identify and coordinate resolution of potential line of business compliance or operational errors


Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school

  • Active member in good standing of a least one state bar

  • At least four 4 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, in-house legal department, or government agency.   


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 + years as in-house counsel at a Bank or practicing in a law firm providing legal advice for a retail bank

  • Experience in Regulation E, Regulation CC, Regulation DD, UDAAP, Articles 3, 4 and 4A and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

  • Ability to build collegial and effective relationships with business clients, attorneys, risk and compliance professionals

  • Ability to prioritize and manage a significant volume of legal questions on a broad array of topics with multiple and simultaneous deadlines

  • Ability to rapidly synthesize new information and make quick, well-grounded decisions

  • Excellent legal research and verbal and written communication skills with the ability to influence others


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at theCapital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

This role is expected to accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days.

No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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