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Job Details - Elavon Merchant Acquiring Solutions Attorney
U.S. Bank
Knoxville, TN
Category Description:
In-House Counsel
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Position Description:

Successful candidates for positions in the U.S. Bank Law Division consistently provide excellent advice and guidance to clients and colleagues on a variety of legal matters. They build trusting relationships that allow the business to make well-informed decisions. Successful candidates for positions in the Law Division also work to attract, retain, and develop great people in an inclusive environment where each person is valued for the distinct skills and attributes they bring to the group. They contribute to the excellence of the Law Division through meaningful collaboration, participation in the community, and investment in the development of the department.

U.S. Bank is seeking an attorney to join its in-house legal team to provide legal support to Elavon, U.S. Bank’s global merchant acquiring business.  Ideal candidates will have 7-10 years of law firm or in-house experience providing legal support for complex commercial deals, including support for agreements involving ecommerce, technology and intellectual property issues.  This position will report to the senior legal team.

Duties related to this position include:

Drafting and negotiating complex medium to large customer and partner agreements within designated compliance framework

Providing legal support and counsel to Elavon’s Business Development team during the negotiation process and providing information to the team to frame the analysis of business decisions

Providing legal support and advice for new technology products/services related to partners

Liaise with outside counsel as directed by the senior legal team, including as required to support Elavon’s global footprint

Required Skills:

Candidates must have a J.D., with strong academic credentials and licensed to practice law in good standing in the required state of practice; excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to client service, ability to lead projects and affect change, and the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment.  Familiarity with payment services and financial services regulations is desirable.  Familiarity with negotiating agreements spanning multiple countries is a plus. 

Successful candidates for a position in the U.S. Bank Law Division support U.S. Bank’s core values, which guide what we do every day:

• We do the right thing.

• We power potential.

• We stay a step ahead.

• We draw strength from diversity.

• We put people first.

In the U.S. Bank Law Division, we honor those values through our mission: “We guide our clients to remarkable results with expert legal counsel.” Our commitment is evident in the work we do, not only for the Bank, but for our communities. The Law Division has received several awards for its pro bono contributions, including the Minnesota Corporate Pro Bono Council’s “Excellence in Pro Bono Award,” and we encourage our legal professionals to contribute time and expertise to pro bono work as part of their role.

We are proud that in 2019 U.S. Bank was recognized as a “World’s Most Ethical Company®” by the Ethisphere Institute for a 6th year, named as one of Fortune World’s “Most Admired Companies,” and was on DiversityInc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” list. The U.S. Bank Law Division was also recognized in 2019 as one of Corporate Counsel’s “Best Legal Departments,” and as the “Best North American Legal Department in Financial Services & Insurance” by the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards.

- U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.  We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.




Contact Information
Anita Bright
U.S. Bank
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