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Senior Counsel (Digital) in Columbus at Huntington

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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Job Description

Huntington National Bank has an exceptional opportunity for a talented lawyer to join its dynamic Legal Department in Columbus, Ohio. You will provide advice on the delivery of financial products and services through online, mobile, and digital channels, provide legal advice on customer Omni-Channel experiences, and emerging payments. By leveraging good judgment and business sense, you will partner closely with the business to assist in the development of thoughtful and creative strategies while assessing and mitigating legal risk. Huntington's digital products and services leverage electronic and emerging technology to develop and enhance customer experiences.

Job Description:

  • Demonstrated ability to act as an effective legal advisor in the successful development and execution of online, mobile, digital and Omni-Channel initiatives.

  • Review business requirements, products, features, wire frames, and customer facing content for online, mobile and digital products and services;

  • Provide legal advice to business units on online, mobile, and digital products and services, including electronic disclosure, contracting and signatures;

  • Provide interpretation and application of laws, regulations, and other regulatory guidance and best practice related to the delivery of online, mobile and digital products and services, including on privacy, data security, consumer protection and intellectual property;

  • Support product teams on Omni-Channel initiatives while balancing user and policy considerations;

  • Draft clear and concise in-product notices, disclosures, disclaimers, FAQs, terms of use, policies and other public facing documents;

  • Coordinate with cross-functional stakeholders, including product, development, IT, sales, marketing and other partners

  • Remain up to date on eSign and other industry standards and laws;

  • Assist with drafting and implementing policies and procedures for compliance related to online, mobile and digital specific laws and regulations;

  • Ensure product compliance with US laws and regulations, including intellectual property, security, data privacy, eSign, consumer protection, and other guidance from regulators;

  • Participate in industry working groups focused on online, mobile and digital channels;

  • Assist business units and vendor management with review and negotiation of IT contracts related to digital initiatives.

  • Advice on relevant federal and state consumer and non-consumer laws and regulations related to digital services and emerging payments, including E-Sign and UETA, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), Data Privacy Laws, FFIEC Guidance, UDAAP, Regulation E, Electronic Funds Transfers Act (EFTA), Regulation DD, Truth-in-Savings Act, Regulation CC, Expedited Funds Availability Act, and the Uniform Commercial Code, Articles 3, 4, and 4A.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree and JD required

  • 5+ years of experience at leading law firm, government, or in-house (strongly preferred).

  • Experience advising clients in the development of digital products and services, preferably in the financial services industry or emerging payments experience.

  • Licensed attorney

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and collegial attitude

  • A collaborative team player who likes to work with others to get the job done

  • Ability to resolve issues and drive performance

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities under pressure

  • Highly motivated self-started with demonstrated growth mindset and passion for learning

  • Ability to break down complex legal concepts to internal clients in a practical, understandable way that balances legal risk and business objectives.

  • Interact professionally and effectively with clients, business partners, and peers at all levels

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills with an eye for detail

  • Flexibility, initiative, with the willingness to learn new areas of law

  • Experience in banking products and services

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