Financial Services Legal Counsel


Plano 5 (31065), United States of America, Plano, Texas

Financial Services Legal Counsel

As both a leader and a pioneer in the financial services industry, Capital One's Financial Services (FS) division is headquartered in Plano, TX and specializes in delivering Artificial Intelligence (Ai-) and tech-enabled solutions to partners and consumers alike. We are looking for an accomplished attorney to join our team as we dare to dream, disrupt, and deliver solutions for our customers. As an attorney on our team, you will serve in a key role advising our Financial Services operations team across a full spectrum of subject areas. We help our business customers ensure that our interactions with customers follow both the letter and spirit of the law, and that we treat customers with compassion and humanity.

By joining Capital One, you will become a member of a leading financial services institution, and collaborate daily with diverse, talented individuals to achieve results that benefit Capital One's customers, our associates, and our shareholders.

In this role, you will be required to possess and demonstrate responsibility and accountability, strong executive presence, judgment, impeccable written and oral communication skills, strategic influencing capabilities, and the ability to drive consensus across multiple teams. We highly value the ability to take complex ideas/problems and distill them into simple concepts/solutions, which we call integrated problem solving. In short, we are looking for someone who possesses a successful track record of thriving and leading in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and dynamic environment.

More specifically, you will:
  • Review state and federal laws and regulations for their applicability to Capital One's Financial Services business operations;
  • Advise lines of businesses on the legal significance and interpretation of applicable laws and regulations tailored to specific business processes and practices;
  • Provide management assistance to attorneys and business partners;
  • Over time, develop a thorough understanding of the entire Financial Services division's operations and strategy so that your legal advice regarding how the business operations teams implements legal requirements is clear and contextualized; and
  • Perform all of the above responsibilities in a highly-collaborative environment that values your insight, encourages you to take on new responsibilities, promotes a growth mindset, and rewards your innovation and intellectual curiosity.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Juris Doctor and member in good standing of at least one state bar
  • At least 3 years of experience in a law firm, governmental agency, or as in-house counsel, working on consumer finance litigation or regulatory compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 4 years of experience in a law firm, governmental agency, or as in-house counsel, work in consumer finance or regulatory compliance
  • Experience working with and understanding Artificial Intelligence (Ai), technology, data, and process improvement

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

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, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, 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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