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Hannon Armstrong
Annapolis, MD, United States
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TMX Finance
Savannah, Georgia, United States
3 days ago

Description

Requisition ID 2021-12857
Category: Legal/Compliance
Location: US-GA-Savannah

Overview

As a Legal Projects Specialist, you will be part of a sharp, dedicated, and proactive team that provides guidance in interpreting the laws and regulations that govern our industry. Our Legal Team Members always stay up-to-date on areas of the law that could impact our organization, and work daily to mitigate any potential or actual risks. You will provide support to various members of the Legal Team, including the SVP & General Counsel and VP, Senior Managing Counsel. Overall, you'll play a key role within the Legal Team by staying involved in many areas including compliance, litigation, corporate initiatives, and others, allowing the team to provide the proper counsel for Company executives on business problems and solutions.

This position is based in-office. The health and well-being of our Team Members, their families, and our customers remain a top priority for us. That's why we've taken a number of steps to help maintain a clean and safe environment where Team Members can thrive, and customers can feel safe. Currently, in our stores and Corporate offices, we're practicing social distancing, encouraging face coverings (unless otherwise required by law), and considering state, local requirements and Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines to help ensure a clean and safe environment for all. As the situation evolves, changes may be made to our practices, in line with state and local mandates as well as CDC-guidelines.

Responsibilities

Serve as the primary point of contact for various ad hoc requests coming to the Legal team including but not limited to, documentation needed for Annual Reports, State Exams, Litigation Reports, assistance with Disaster Response Protocol, etc., ensuring accuracy and deadlines are timely met.

Strategize resolutions across all platforms of litigation, complaints, regulatory challenges, field issues, and other issues brought to the Legal Department for optimal resolution.

Provide guidance on a wide variety of questions/issues from field employees and provide legal support needed to field employees and over 1000+ store locations, by handling investigations and responding to customer and product-related issues, as well as appropriately interacting with all levels of Company professionals, including outside counsel.

Prepare strategic responses to customer or attorney facing correspondence, and/or from the State and from other regulatory authorities.

Manage insurance process for incoming demands triggering notice requirements, ensuring notices are delivered promptly and acknowledged and handling coverage issues.

Handle significant litigation workload by participating in group strategy discussions, reviewing drafts, tracking, and ensuring deadlines are timely met, researching, and providing additional case management support as needed by the SVP & General Counsel and VP, Senior Managing Counsel, as well as other members of the Legal Team.

Oversee third party document and information requests including third party subpoenas (including invoicing and tracking payments for the same), written responses to discovery requests, as well as management of litigation calendars and maintenance of legal files.

In all responsibilities, represent the Legal Department in a professional, courteous, and positive manner while utilizing strong interpersonal skills to communicate and interact with customers, business partners, and Team Members at all levels.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree OR the equivalent combination of formal education, training, and/or related experience
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience working as a Legal Assistant, Paralegal, Case Manager or similar type role with some litigation experience is desired
  • Ability to think strategically, work independently, and identify areas of improvement and propose solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism and skill working in a team environment and coordinating workloads
  • Ability to multi-task and consistently meet aggressive and time-sensitive deadlines
  • Ability to maintain a full-time work schedule with regular in-person attendance is required for this position. A full-time work schedule for this position includes, at a minimum, 40-hours per week, possibly more depending on work demands and priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Expertise in Word, Outlook and Excel required
  • Physical demands for this position frequently include: the ability to remain in a stationary position, move about freely inside and outside of the office, and the operation of mechanical controls, such as a keyboard.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Consumer Finance regulatory experience
  • Exposure to litigation
  • Previous corporate legal department experience


Learn More About Us

The Legal Projects Specialist is part of the Legal Team, which is united by a commitment to act at all times with honesty and integrity. This team provides a range of legal services to all of our store brands and corporate departments, always protecting our strategic interests. To learn more, visit https://www.tmxfinancefamily.com/careers/top-talent/legal-compliance.

Check out what's happening in our Company at https://www.tmxfinancefamily.com/tmx-talks.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. The Company may, at its discretion, revise the job description at any time, and additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to illustrate the minimal standards required to successfully perform the position.

All TMX FinanceĀ® Family of Companies Are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 59978878
  • Location:
    Savannah, Georgia, United States
  • Position Title: Legal Projects Specialist
  • Company Name: TMX Finance
  • Industry: Banking / Accounting / Financial
  • Job Function: Admin/Clerical/Secretarial
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