The Senior Counsel is a senior professional position responsible for accomplishing results through the management of a team or department in an effort to manage and direct day-to-day legal activities in coordination with the Legal team. The overall objective of this role is to provide legal support, advice and guidance across a broad range of practice areas.
Manage day to day activities of Legal team(s) within a country, product or sub-unit
Evaluate employee performance and provide recommendations for pay increases, promotions, terminations, etc.
Provide legal advisory services to business managers and defend legal matters
Supervise external counsel and resolve moderately complex issues
Continuously stay informed of regulatory changes, new regulations, internal policy changes and developments in the law
Allocate and coordinate resources and conduct planning and budgeting activities, as needed
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
6-10 years of relevant experience
Valid Bar license to practice law
Banking/financial industry experience or experience from big law firm
Extensive knowledge and understanding of area of responsibility
Comprehensive knowledge of local, state and federal laws and practices
Consistently demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication
Proven analytical and organizational skills
Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
Master's degree preferred
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
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