Senior Principal Counsel - Fair Lending & UDAAP

at Discover Bank in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you'll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it - we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies.We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description
What You'll Do

This attorney will be responsible for handling various legal matters primarily in support of Discover's Fair and Responsible Banking program and issue management. Successful candidates will have experience advising on consumer financial services laws and regulations including fair lending.

Provides advice, direction and support to internal business clients, including risk, compliance, risk and operations, governance, government relations, and/or provides legal advice, as applicable to role, on new initiatives, business processes, contract review and analysis, training, corrective actions, compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures, litigation risk and issues raised in governance committees.

How You'll Do It
Advise business and compliance partners on fair and responsible banking matters including ECOA, FHA, UDAAP, and state fair banking laws (including laws and guidance related to consumers with limited English proficiency). This includes review and analysis of factors used in credit risk and fraud models/strategies, as well as the use of machine learning and alternative data.
Advise on fair banking issues associated with new initiatives, business processes, training, and, policies and procedures.
Support issue management and complaint programs
Analyze new and amended regulations and laws and communicate them to business and compliance partners.
Support supervisory examinations.

Qualifications You'll Need
The Basics
J.D. Degree
6+ years of experience in Consumer financial services (including credit card, mortgage, student loans, collections and deposit products) or related
Active law license in good standing

Bonus Points If You Have
3+ years of experience advising on consumer financial laws and regulations, including but not limited to, ECOA, FHA, and UDAAP (familiarity with FCRA also preferred).
Strong oral and written analytic and communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to build and foster relationships at all levels.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

All Discover employees place our customers at the very the center of our work.To deliver on our promises to our customers, each of us contribute every day to a culture that values compliance and risk management.

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

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Job Posting: 1078462

Posted On: Nov 25, 2022

Updated On: Dec 07, 2022

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