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Corporate Counsel

Company: Cathay Bank
Location: El Monte
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

People Drive Our SuccessAre you enthusiastic, highly motivated, and have a strong work ethic? If yes, come join our team! At Cathay Bank - we strive to provide a caring culture that supports your aspirations and success. We believe people are our most valuable asset and we proudly foster growth and development empowering you to achieve your professional goals. We have thrived for 60 years and persevered through many economic cycles due to our team members' drive and optimism. Together we can make a difference in the financial future of our communities.We offer a competitive benefits package and comprehensive training programs so you can focus on your long-term professional career and your next steps at Cathay Bank. Apply today!What our team members are saying:Video Clip 1 Video Clip 2 Video Clip 3 Learn more about us at cathaybank.com GENERAL SUMMARYPerform legal services and assist or manage outside counsel on a wide range of legal, compliance, and risk management matters that affect the bank and its publicly traded bank holding company, including: reviewing, preparing, and negotiating legal documents (e.g., agreements, regulatory filings, deeds and other real estate transaction documents, pleadings and discovery responses); researching, analyzing, and advising on legal, compliance, and risk issues; representing the bank or its holding company in negotiating and handling transactions or disputes with opposing counsel and customers, vendors, regulators, governmental entities, other banks and financial institutions, and other third parties. These matters may include, without limitation, the matters described below under Essential Functions.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvide legal counsel and advice to the Bank on a range of legal topics and policies.Identify gaps and issues and advises Bank on matters as related to a legal perspective.Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and law through creation and management process to mitigate legal risk.Provide day-to-day legal advice in support of management, business units and operations. Such support may include the review and creation of form loan documentation, outside counsel management, perform internal training, conduct legal research, prepare legal opinions, and draft documents.Support the implementation of a comprehensive loan operating system for underwriting, financial reporting, marketing, and, in some cases, loan documentation.Work with a wide range of business units and groups, such as compliance, marketing, lending, operations, treasury, and risk management, to provide effective and efficient legal, transactional, and regulatory guidance.Review and interpret legal documents such as contracts and opinions.Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategicallyBase decision-making process on ethics and integrity.Draft and negotiate contracts and document amendments.Review and distribute appropriate banking circulars and supplements.Maintain compliance with all Federal and State banking laws and related regulations, to include but not limited to the Bank Secrecy Act.Perform other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONSEducation: Juris Doctor/Bachelor of Law degree from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice in California required.Experience: At least 3 years of experience in providing legal support and advice to financial institutions either in private practice or as in-house counsel on lending, deposit operations, regulations, and litigation.Skills/Ability: Strong communication, management, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. Willingness to learn and adapt to new business and regulatory demands. Good judgment.Cathay Bank may collect personal information from potential job candidates and applicants. For more information on how we handle personal information and your applicable rights, please review our Privacy Policy.Cathay Bank is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome applications for employment from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship, gender, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and related medical conditions, childbirth and breastfeeding), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information or characteristics, disability or medical condition, military status or status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.Cathay Bank endeavors to make www.CathayBank.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact, Mickey Hsu, FVP, Employee Relations Manager, at (626) 582-7370 or mickey.hsu@cathaybank.com.This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.Click here to view the EEO is the Law poster in English. 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