Truist is seeking an attorney with mid-level experience to join its Legal Department to support its commercial equipment finance business, Truist Equipment Finance Corp., Truist Leasing Corp. and Truist Finance NC Corp. (the “Equipment Finance Group”).
The successful candidate will join a team of attorneys providing legal support for the Equipment Finance Group. The role will provide an excellent opportunity for a lawyer to play a leading role in providing legal support for Truist’s commercial equipment finance business.
The support of the Equipment Finance Group involves providing legal advice and services to management and staff within the Equipment Finance Group, including to the Equipment Finance Group’s direct originations and capital markets business channels, on all legal aspects for Truist’s commercial equipment leasing and finance business.
Legal support will include:
(i) drafting, reviewing and negotiation of non-standard legal documentation with customers, vendors and funders;
(ii) continuous updating of standard legal documentation;
(iii) coordination with and supervision of external attorneys;
(iv) undertaking legal research and analysis as required or assigned;
(v) remaining informed and knowledgeable of the U.S. equipment finance industry and of legislation, regulations and court cases/decisions affecting the Equipment Finance Group;
(vi) drafting and/or reviewing of Truist risk management policies and procedures;
(vii) management of and assistance with legal training projects; and (vii) other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Truist supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.
a JD from and accredited law school, excellent academic credentials, and current membership in good standing with a state bar;
5-10 years of relevant commercial equipment finance experience at a law firm and/or in-house law department; experience working in a financial services institution or equipment finance business is preferred;
a demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge of the areas of commercial equipment loan and lease financing;
an ability to collaborate with Legal Department colleagues and staff and to manage and partner with external counsel;
self-starter organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines in fast-paced financial services environment;
strong analytical skills and the ability to balance business needs with legal risks;
excellent verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on contract drafting abilities; and
a readiness to develop legal skills and expand legal knowledge into new substantive areas of the law.
Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) is a purpose-driven company dedicated to building a better future for its clients, teammates, and communities. With 275 years of combined BB&T and SunTrust history, Truist is one of the nation's largest financial services holding companies offering a wide range of services including retail, small business, and commercial banking; asset management; capital markets; commercial real estate; corporate and institutional banking; insurance; mortgage; payments; specialized lending; and wealth management. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Truist serves approximately 10 million households with leading market share in many high-growth markets in the country.
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