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Loan Assistant General Counsel

American Pacific Mortgage Corporation San Jose ,CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Position: Assistant General Counsel Location: Roseville, CA
Job Id: 1705 # of Openings: 1
Learn How We Create Experiences That Matter Everyday Join Our Team!
Who you work with and for is one of lifes biggest choices. APM exists to serve our branch managers and originators. In every interaction with us as individuals and a company, we let our branch managers, loan officers, employees and associates know that they matter. Our core values drive the day-to-day behavior and decision making throughout our company.Respect, Transparency, and Scrappydefine how we act and work together as a team. These values have led us to be voted Top Employer 5 years running, 50 Best Places to Work, and Top 15 Mortgage Companies in America.
Primary Job Functions:
The Assistant General Counsel (AGC) works closely with General Counsel (GC) with the goal to add value and ensure that the APM Legal Department remains the backbone of our business. Together with GC, the ACG ensures that American Pacific Mortgage Corporation (APM) operates within the law at all times, provides counsel on legal issues, identifies and addresses areas of compliance/legal risk and facilitates APMs strategic development and growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management
  • Set internal governance policies and manage the impact of external factors
  • Evaluate and weigh multiple inputs and impacts of any decision or course of action
  • Anticipate issues and estimate risks strategically
  • Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks
  • Build relationships of trust and respect with APM leadership, corporate management and the production staff at all APM mortgage branch offices.
  • Deal with external parties (regulators, external counsel, politicians, clients)
  • Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights
  • Meet legal objectives
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related areas
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes
  • Other job duties as assigned
  • Ability to collaborate on and develop legal strategy and objectives
  • Professional ethics and integrity
  • Excellent judgement, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Flexibility and adaptability in response to changing business priorities
  • JD Degree from an accredited Law School
  • Active State Bar registration
  • Minimum 5 years of practical experience as a practicing attorney
  • Legal training in several of the areas impacting mortgage lenders, including:
    • Employment law
    • Business litigation
    • Corporate law/M&A transactions
    • Drafting/review of business contracts
    • Mortgage lending regulations and compliance
    • Real estate law
  • Note: The specific role of AGC may be adapted to take advantage of AGCs areas of strength. Lack of legal training in one or more of the above areas will not disqualify any applicant from consideration.
  • This person must live our culture every day! (Respect, Transparency, Scrappy)
Embrace APMC Culture:
  • APMCares- Our charitable entity
    • As we grow and our reputation spreads, we know there are opportunities to make more significant contributions to the communities in our footprint.
    • APMCares was created to serve and support APM families in need and the causes we care about.
  • Office of Diversity
    • Increase APMs workforce diversity
    • Increase the diversity of the communities we serve
American Pacific Mortgage Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
Live in our values everyday- Respect~ Transparency~ Scrappy!

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American Pacific Mortgage Corporation


San Jose, CA