We are seeking an energetic self-starter for a unique opportunity to assume the role of Counsel on the Investment Services Legal team supporting each of our Credit Services and Trade Finance businesses. Credit Services is the traditional lending business of An American Investment Banking Services Holding Company and consists of Institutional Lending, Syndications, Real Estate & Mortgage Banking and Credit Management. Credit Services focuses on positioning the bank's balance sheet to generate assets and net interest income and to broadly support strategic client relationships while taking an appropriate level of risk. Trade Finance is part of An American Investment Banking Services Holding Company's Treasury Services business which has an integral role within An American Investment Banking Services Holding Company's Global Market Infrastructure business, combining leading treasury solutions with industry expertise to help organizations optimize cash flows, maintain liquidity, manage risk and move money across the globe.

This role is located in Pittsburgh, PA – working on a hybrid schedule.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
  • Advise on all aspects of commercial lending and trade finance transactions, products, programs, platforms, processes and related matters
  • Structure, document, negotiate and close commercial lending transactions
  • Negotiate and draft transactional agreements for An American Investment Banking Services Holding Company's Trade Finance business– including those related to supply chain finance, receivables finance, risk distribution, white label outsourcing, and a broad range of traditional trade-finance products such as letters of credit, trade loans and the discounting of instruments and documents
  • Manage escalations from various business stakeholders internally and outside counsel on transactional and documentation issues
  • Assist on special, regional and global projects as required for the Credit Services and Trade Finance businesses
  • At times interact with senior management and relevant business stakeholders
  • Partner with control functions serving in an advisory or oversight capacity, such as Risk, Audit and Compliance
  • Manage outside counsel and advise on business, regulatory and legal developments
  • Collaborate with the Treasury Services Payments and Liquidity Services Legal Team, as needed
  • Negotiate servicing outsourcing contracts

To be successful in this role, we're seeking the following:
  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and a member of the Pennsylvania or New York Bar.
  • 5 years' minimum of total work experience as a qualified attorney, preferably representing major financial institutions in lending transactions.
  • Commercial real estate, fund finance or supply chain finance a plus
  • Cross-border transactional experience a plus
  • Ability to handle a diverse and demanding workload
  • Excellent negotiation, analytical, problem-solving, drafting and communications skills
  • Ability to function independently, but also to function as part of effective teams

At An American Investment Banking Services Holding Company, our inclusive culture speaks for itself. Here's a few of our awards:
  • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies & Top 20 for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Bloomberg's Gender Equality Index (GEI)
  • Human Rights Campaign Foundation, 100% score Corporate Equality Index
  • Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion, Disability: IN – 100% score
  • 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fast Company
  • CDP's Climate Change ‘A List'
  • Forbes Blockchain 50