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Posted May 01
Full Time
Richmond, Virginia

Center 3 (19075), United States of America, McLean, VirginiaManager-Counsel

Capital One’s growing Legal department will allow you to showcase your talents in a fast paced, fun environment. 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 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 management as well as 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 Counsel/Manager will be the initial point of contact for assisting compliance and business partners who provide written responses to consumer complaints for our US credit card business. This person will be part of a team within the legal department and will support the development of reporting and interaction with compliance, legal and the business to identify trends within the company, across the financial industry, as well as both the federal and state regulatory environment, and any other developments that may assist the business in proactively resolving potential sources of future complaints.

Additionally, this role will provide critical legal advice to credit card business units that investigate and respond to consumer complaints, disputes, and fraud indicators. The Counsel/ Manager will apply strategic and analytical skills to support our business teams. Strong legal and business analytical skills, and excellent attention to details and nuance are required. Written and oral communication skills also are key, as is the ability to organize and convey thoughts on legal risk with a focus on laws and regulations that impact banks in general and credit cards in particular.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide legal advice and support on responses to customer complaints and disputes;
  • Work with compliance and business partners to investigate consumer complaints and develop appropriate written response;
  • Identify and coordinate resolution of potential line of business compliance or operational errors;
  • Provide legal advice on approaches for standardized responses to particular types or recurring instances of complaints or non-lit demands for compensation;
  • Provide information on litigation and regulatory trends;
  • Provide information to legal partners about trends and issues identified through complaints;
  • Identifying and assessing legal risks associated with Capital One credit card products and related business operations particularly as they relate to address concerns raised by our customers;
  • “Translating” the laws and legal requirements for the business teams and the business intent for the legal team and legal subject matter experts;
  • Ensuring that support is provided in a timely manner in order to meet regulatory and business requirements; and
  • Actively engaging with colleagues to provide legal support as part of a collaborative and cross-functional team .

Basic Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • Active member in good standing of at least one state bar, with the ability to register as Virginia Corporate Counsel
  • At least 3 years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, in-house legal department, or government agency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience as an attorney in a law firm, in-house legal department and/or government agency doing work related to the financial service industry
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and flexibility to adapt to changing needs
  • Ability and desire to learn new areas of law
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team player
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

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 the Capital 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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Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).