Assistant General Counsel

Role Overview

This position will provide support to Mortgage Solutions Financial’s (“MSF”) Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel as directed. The Assistant General Counsel will be responsible for assisting in a broad general practice including litigated, transactional, and regulatory matters relevant to financial institutions which offer mortgage lending.

Essential Duties

  • Supports Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel as directed with other duties as assigned
  • General legal advice
    • Identifies and analyzes legal issues relevant to lines of business, human resources, intellectual property, mortgage lending operations, regulatory and compliance matters, litigation management, policies, and general contracts
  • Litigation management
    • Supports and directs outside legal counsel on discovery, motions practice, and settlement negotiations
    • Provides legal research memoranda on matters affecting litigation
    • Summarizes litigated matters and suggests risk management practices for consideration by management
    • Identifies responsive documents and prepares responses to subpoenas for loan files and communications, or other subpoenas for company records and information
    • Drafts responses to and addresses concerns of escalated customers
  • Transactions
    • Drafts and reviews contracts and agreements pertaining to MSF’s business activities
    • Negotiates and drafts commercial lease agreements and related notices
  • Regulatory and compliance
    • Monitors federal and state laws and regulations affecting mortgage lenders and financial institutions
    • Assists in the company’s compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws
    • Drafts and reviews responses to audits
  • Assists paralegal and legal assistant with use of matter and document management software program

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Juris doctorate from an ABA accredited law school
  • 3-6 years legal experience required, preferably within the real estate, finance, mortgage, or banking industries
  • Highly organized with the ability to juggle multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven team player with an exceptional customer service focus
  • Must be a member in good standing of at least one state bar 
  • Proficiency with all MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)  and ability to adapt quickly to other information systems 
  • Proven analytical and decision-making skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Professional appearance (business casual) 
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Position Type: Non-exempt
Location: Colorado Springs
Pay Range: $90,000-$120,000, depending on experience

Mortgage Solutions of Colorado, LLC offers a comprehensive benefit package and PTO (paid time off) for eligible employees. The benefit package includes Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, options to participate in a Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Health Reimbursement Arrangement, Life and AD&D coverage, voluntary Short Term, Long Term Disability and Supplemental insurance. In addition, option to participate in the company retirement plan, company will match dollar for dollar up to 4% of contributions made by the employee.

Please send cover letter, resumé, writing sample, and law school transcripts to legal@mortgagesolutions.net.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.