Sr. Legal Counsel at Santander Bank (Dallas, TX)

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Sr. Legal Counsel

Dallas, United States of America


The Sr. Legal Counsel provides day-to-day leadership and advice to the lines of business and/or corporate functions.

Provides legal counsel and guidance to the company's and its various entities' management and boards of directors on strategies and solutions to potential, anticipated and/or identified legal, regulatory and/or compliance matters and issues of concern. Advises management and various partners to help ensure operations comply with laws and other regulatory provisions and contractual obligations. Represents or oversees the company in transactions, legal proceedings, disputes, initiatives and various other matters. Drafts, reviews, negotiates, advises regarding and/or approves policies, procedures, contracts and related documents for business operations, regulatory compliance, procurement of goods and services, confidentiality of proprietary information, employment, leases of space and equipment and software licenses, and generally to support business operations and promote the company's objectives and interests

Essential Functions/Responsibility Statements:

  • Acts as legal/technical expert providing advice, insights and solutions to clients and consultants on applicable legal/technical and compliance issues affecting strategies, programs, plans (design and operations), and practices.
  • Analyzes key policy, legislative and legal developments and issues, and shares advice, insights and solutions with internal and external clients.
  • Researches relevant legal issues and technical and industry specific topics.
  • Reviews current developments in the area of legal/technical expertise, prepares complex technical analyses and develops advice, insights, and solutions.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

Work Experience:

9-12 years ; Experience practicing law in financial services, bank, or law firm.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to provide sound, clear legal advice to senior executives and other senior leaders.
  • Expertise handling government and regulatory enforcement actions that involve civil and criminal inquiries directed at large corporations operating in highly regulated industries.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desire and aptitude to work in a collaborative environment on a team of high-performing legal professionals.
  • Strong ability to identify and solve complex problems.
  • Ability to present information clearly and effectively in written and oral form.
  • Ability to develop strategy and tactics for complex, high profile matters.

At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply.

Santander is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Working Conditions:

Frequent Minimal physical effort such as sitting, standing and walking. Occasional moving and lifting equipment and furniture is required to support onsite and offsite meeting setup and teardown. Physically capable of lifting up to fifty pounds, able to bend, kneel, climb ladders.

Employer Rights:

This job description does not list all of the job duties of the job. You may be asked by your supervisors or managers to perform other duties. You may be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment and either you or the employer may terminate at any time for any reason.

Bachelor of Science (BS) English

Primary Location: Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Other Locations: Texas-Dallas

Organization: Santander Consumer USA Inc.

As a part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and clients, we have implemented COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. These requirements may include all or some combination of: disclosing your vaccination status, being fully vaccinated, regular testing, mask wearing and social distancing. As you go through our selection process, the requirements will be clearly disclosed to you.
More Information on Santander Bank
Santander Bank operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Boston, MA. Santander Bank was founded in 2022. It has 11655 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 67 open jobs at Santander Bank, click here.
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