We are currently seeking talented Senior Attorney - Commercial Transactions for our San Antonio, TX facility.
Responsible for providing expert legal counsel to Senior Leaders including Executive Counsel for corporate regulatory matters. Responds to needs of the business unit by identifying and analyzing complex and unique legal issues and provide resolution for these legal matters. Ensures the company’s activities are conducted in compliance with applicable laws. Responsible for identifying and managing legal risk in association with USAA’s Risk Appetite and provide strategic direction. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works independently on matters of significance to the organization and has in-depth, expert knowledge in specific type of law, and/or the proven ability to lead teams to resolve complex issues.
Responsible for leading complex legal negotiations, venture capital financings and investments Responsible for leading complex commercial transactions such as asset-backed securities, commercial paper programs and other corporate financing mechanisms Understanding of Volcker Rule limitations on investing in covered funds and proprietary trading Interacting with senior management to support executive decision-making Independently provides strategic and skillful legal counsel to USAA businesses. Leads highly complex legal and unique work assignments to deliver highly effective problem resolutions. Engages and collaborates with other legal experts within the company and at times outside counsel. Leads highly complex legal research and provide solution-oriented legal advice and counsel to senior level internal clients that support business objectives. Effectively manage and work with outside counsel to complete assignments with minimal supervision. Applies critical thinking to review complex and non-legal material for legal implications that may pose a risk to the organization. Produces clear and concise written materials appropriate for submission to senior level internal clients. May prepare written legal positions involving highly complex and unique issues that require a high degree of independent legal thought and strategy for resolution.
JD from an accredited law school. Admitted to the practice law in one state or a territory of the USA Active member of good standing of the bar in at least one state or territory 7+ years experience practicing law within Complex commercial transactions. Ability to exercise good judgment on complex legal matters. Ability to influence members of executive management and executive council. *Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level.*
When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.
Experience with venture capital financings and investments Experience with complex commercial transactions such as asset-backed securities, commercial paper programs and other corporate financing mechanisms Understanding of Volcker Rule limitations on investing in covered funds and proprietary trading Experience interacting with senior management to support executive decision-making The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.
At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits packages in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.
USAA also offers a variety of on-site services and conveniences to help you manage your work and personal life, including seven cafeterias, two company stores and three fitness centers.
Relocation assistance is available for this position.