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Assistant General Counsel – Technology Attorney

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection. Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference.

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Job Description:

The Bank of America Technology Legal team, which supports the bank’s Global Technology organization, is seeking a talented, versatile and dynamic technology attorney to provide strategic legal advice on a broad range of technologies.  We are looking for an attorney with initiative and drive who can handle a high volume of varied and complex legal work at the intersection of tech and finance to support many of the company’s most innovative and cutting edge initiatives, including new products and services, acquisition of technology services, research and development, and external partnerships and collaborations. The successful candidate will be skilled at transactional, regulatory, and advisory work and have a deep understanding of technology and the regulatory environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Counseling clients concerning legal issues related to the development, adoption, acquisition, and use of technology products and services.
  • Ensuring that all technology transactions and deployments are legally sound and comply with applicable laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Working with Legal, Compliance and business teams to implement regulatory changes and respond to regulatory inquiries.
  • Resolving disputes with technology vendors and suppliers.
  • Updating and training internal clients on relevant legal developments related to technology.
  • Structuring collaborative alliances with academic institutions, governments and industry partners related to technology.
  • Partnering with business, regulatory, and government relations stakeholders to engage and help guide regulatory and industry policy globally related to technology.
  • Providing strategic advice to internal clients that balance business objectives and legal risk.

Required Skills:

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school
  • Active member in good standing of at least one state bar
  • At least 7 years of experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department of a government agency, technology company, or bank or other financial services company

Desired Skills:

  • A deep understanding of and strong interest in technology and a commitment to continual learning in this fast-moving domain.
  • Strong command of the laws and regulations applicable to technology in the financial services industry.
  • Experience drafting, negotiating, and providing guidance on a wide range of agreements related to technology products and services.
  • leveraging sound judgment and an understanding of business goals to help internal clients evaluate risk effectively.
  • Ability to prioritize work, effectively manage many issues at one time, and interact effectively with personnel in various roles and levels across the organization.
  • A strong record of being an effective team player dedicated to collective successes. The ability to promote cooperation and solve problems in a timely, creative, and professional manner.
  • Presenting in front of non-legal stakeholders and communicating complex legal concepts in a clear, straightforward, and practical way.

Skills:

  • Advisory
  • Critical Thinking
  • Interpret Relevant Laws, Rules, and Regulations
  • Legal Drafting and Writing
  • Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
  • Decision Making
  • Issue Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Collaboration
  • Influence
  • Legal Structures and Legal Forms
  • Stakeholder Management

Minimum Education Requirement: Null

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-24012344

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 5% of the time

California pay and benefits information

California pay range:

$180,000 - $262,600 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.

Benefits

This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.

New York pay and benefits information

New York pay range:

$180,000 - $262,600 annualized salary, offers to be determined based on experience, education and skill set.

Discretionary incentive eligible

This role is eligible to participate in the annual discretionary plan. Employees are eligible for an annual discretionary award based on their overall individual performance results and behaviors, the performance and contributions of their line of business and/or group; and the overall success of the Company.

Benefits

This role is currently benefits eligible. We provide industry-leading benefits, access to paid time off, resources and support to our employees so they can make a genuine impact and contribute to the sustainable growth of our business and the communities we serve.