Senior Attorney

Legal Petaluma, California Miami, Florida


Description

The Senior Attorney provides legal guidance and support for organizational legal issues including expanded jurisdictions, securitizations, structured financing, and other financial agreements. 

 

Senior Attorney Duties and Responsibilities:

Legal Review & Guidance: 90%

  • Take a legal leadership role and negotiate and close various bond transactions, including in jurisdictions new to Ygrene.
  • Assist in non-recourse lending, corporate facilities, securitizations, and structured financings. 
  • Provide advice and support company-wide on a variety of legal issues on a daily basis in a timely and effective manner.
  • Collaborate with representatives from various departments on developing and modifying. practices and procedures to conform with legal requirements, including new jurisdictions.
  • Formulate and implement corporate legal policy concerning a variety of legal issues.
  • Identify, research and analyze relevant federal, state and local requirements and translate the requirements into business solutions.
  • Act as a liaison with outside law firms.
  • Participate in due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and other transactions including drafting and reviewing agreements.

Other Duties as Assigned: 10%

  • Perform special projects and research as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Senior Attorney Skills and Experience:

  • This position requires a J.D. degree; and a minimum of 8 years of experience in finance law.
  •  Preferred experience at an AmLaw 100 law firm and prior in-house experience.
  • Knowledge of financial transaction work in public and/or structured finance.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and strong collaborative skills.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills and high ethical standards.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing demands.
  • Ability to work with teams.
  • License to practice under any state bar.

 

Work Environment & Physical Requirements

This position operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, and filing cabinets.

Work environment is indoors with majority of time spent sitting at a desk.

Ability to stand, bend, stoop, sit, walk, twist and turn.

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally.

Ability to use a computer keyboard and calculator.

 

Position Type, Expected Hours of Work, and Travel

This is a full-time position.

Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Position may have opportunity to work remotely.

No travel is expected for this position.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  This document does not represent an employment contract.