The Staff Attorney will demonstrate proficiency with the following:
Reviewing, analyzing and negotiating leases, contracts and other vendor agreements; providing dedicated support to the Bank’s contracting function, including its Vendor Management Office, OMWI Director, and Compliance and Enterprise Risk functions.
Monitoring the Federal Register and other compliance sources to identify any regulatory actions that may affect the Bank; subject to supervision and oversight from another department attorney, leading the internal process for the Bank to track and comment on all relevant proposed and final rules and policies.
Supporting the risk management process for the department as directed.
Researching, performing legal analysis and writing legal memoranda on issues affecting the Bank in its banking and corporate capacities, as assigned by department attorneys; serving as primary legal research support for the department attorneys.
Staying current with the law, including statutes and regulations affecting the Bank.
Providing legal support to the Bank’s Corporate Governance function; reviewing and analyzing corporate governance resources (e.g., NACD and similar publications) regarding topics such as best practices and trends in corporate governance, director position descriptions, skills assessments, committee organization, meeting effectiveness and director education.
Managing the production of corporate governance records (as issues arise/as applicable) for compliance with legal requirements, including any litigation, regulatory examination, audit purposes and other due diligence activities.
Providing primary legal support to the Bank’s annual director election process, ensuring compliance with FHFA regulations.
Contributing to the preparation and review of annual Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosure documents to ensure legal compliance with Director Independence, Audit Committee financial expert, director-related party transactions and Code of Conduct issues.
Providing legal support to the Bank’s Ethics Officer.
JD degree from accredited university
Admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar
Two to three years of prior legal experience preferred, either in-house or at a firm
Contract-drafting experience preferred
Understanding of or experience working in banking, mortgage banking or financial services preferred
About Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh
As an intermediary between global capital markets and local lenders, FHLBank Pittsburgh provides readily available liquidity, as well as affordable housing and community development opportunities, to member financial institutions in Delaware, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The billions we lend to members every day are powered by a small tight-knit workforce focused on the Bank’s mission to enhance our members’ business and vitalize communities.