Cleveland, OH, USA
McGlinchey Stafford seeks to hire an associate with 3-5 years of experience to join our national Consumer Financial Services Compliance practice in Cleveland. The position will involve working with this practice group to provide regulatory compliance advice to depository institutions and non-depository lenders, finance companies, brokers, servicers, and debt collectors about compliance with federal and state consumer financial services laws that govern the financial services industry, such as the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and equivalent state laws. Candidates should have experience in consumer finance matters including experience with regulatory compliance issues at a state and federal level. Ideal candidates will have excellent academic credentials, strong writing and research abilities. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment of a national firm. Candidates must be admitted in Ohio and their license must be active, in good standing and up to date with current CLE requirements. Ideal candidates will also have: • A team mindset • Confidence in working directly with clients • Excellent research and analytical skills • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills • An understanding of the need for meticulous work and quality work product • The ability to distill and apply research results to issues presented • A demonstrated dedication to client service • A willingness to participate in client development opportunities All submissions will be held in strict confidence. Compensation will be commensurate with experience; relocation stipend available; full benefits included.
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
McGlinchey Stafford is a business and financial services law firm with a nationwide presence in commercial and consumer financial litigation. Our multidisciplinary team seeks a commercial litigator with 1 to 4 years of experience to join our office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. A top candidate for the position has 1 to 4 years of complex litigation experience, including experience in commercial litigation and/or financial services litigation. In this role, you will assist our team representing clients in commercial litigation, including working with financial institution clients and representing them in commercial litigation in state, federal, and appellate actions. This is an excellent opportunity for professional development in a growing national law firm with a collaborative environment. Requirements of the position: 1 to 4 years of prior experience in commercial litigation and/or financial services litigation A current license to practice law in the state of Louisiana Excellent academic credentials Experience drafting complaints, answers, motions and other pleadings Experience participating in the development of strategy for written and deposition discovery Ability to distill research into meaningful and persuasive written work product and to work meticulously to ensure the quality of work product Ideal candidates will also have: A team mindset while assisting with preparation for trials and evidentiary hearings Confidence in serving as a representative of clients and our firm while meeting and conferring with opposing counsel Excellent research and analytical skills as well as clear and concise verbal and written communication skills A demonstrated dedication to client service All submissions will be held in strict confidence. Compensation will be commensurate with experience; full benefits included. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.