Attorney Corporate III-Defined Duration

Attorney Corporate III-Defined Duration

Washington, DC

Job #35645

 

This is a full time, defined duration opportunity with the potential to be extended further, based on business need. You may also be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Tax-Saver Spending Accounts for Medical and Dental Care

 

The individual in this position will work on Fannie Mae’s implementation of certain programs under the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s (“Treasury”) Making Home Affordable initiative.  U.S. citizenship status is required by Treasury for such individual, as is execution of a nondisclosure agreement and compliance with other Fannie Mae requirements per Treasury’s guidelines.

 

Operate with considerable latitude in consulting, advising, and representing the company on a variety of highly complex legal matters and projects related to corporate law. Provide legal counsel to management on broad issues affecting the company. Ensure that legal documents regarding board meetings and motions, mergers or acquisitions, contracts, or other corporate actions are prepared properly. Confer with executives regarding corporate initiatives, product development, or regulatory concerns to assess legal risks to the company and plan actions to control or minimize those risks. May act as a subject area/technical expert, or key advisor on significant business or product decisions with or without management responsibilities. May manage a specific unit or specialist function. May directly manage in-house counsel, paralegals and legal support staff.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • May plan, guide, and/or oversee the performance of in-house counsel, team members, and/or legal support staff. Provide legal advice and service by combining skill in corporate law with sound business acumen and knowledge of business goals and objectives of the company or assigned business units.
  • Engage with assigned business units to meet goals. Pursue details and achieve closure on various matters. Provide excellent client service.
  • Use business and legal judgment to balance an appropriate level of risk against the business needs in a particular situation. Operate within the framework of allowable corporate behavior and governance, and legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Supervise and actively direct outside counsel.
  • Work closely with business clients and outside counsel to ensure adherence to important corporate and regulatory policies.
  • Draft templates. Write documents. May draft comment letters. May analyze legislation that impacts the company and assist the company in responding to inquiries from Congress and government agencies.
  • Prepare and manage a due diligence budget. Coordinate with internal departments to ensure proper tracking and accounting of legal due diligence expenses.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required

 

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required
  • JD required
  • Active WashingtonDC bar required

 

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

 

Candidate should:

 

  • Have transactional experience
  • Ideal candidate will have experience with government investigations, compliance issues, litigation, and bid protests. Experience with identification and resolution of organizational conflicts of interest preferred.
  • Ideal candidate will have first-hand experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating federal government contract documents.

 

 

 

Vonda Nemire

Fannie Mae

Talent Sourcer

202-752-5335