Strategic Financial Solutions

  • Corporate Attorney (Buffalo, NY)

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
    Category
    Legal
    Job ID
    2018-1115
  • Overview

     Strategic Financial Solutions, a leading debt relief services company, was recently named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2017.  Strategic placed 21st on the list, which ranks the highest rated work environments in the State based on independently gathered employee feedback.  In the last three years, Strategic has also been named twice as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in New York City and was also named to the Inc. 500 as one of the 500 fastest growing companies in the United States.

     

    Our growing consumer services firm is seeking a highly motivated entry level/junior associate to assist the General In-House Counsel in everyday tasks. This role will be focused on the business operations and management. Ideal candidates will be a proactive, team player who is quick and eager to learn new skills. This position will act as a liaison between multiple departments and different attorney across the US. Additionally, the junior associate will work independently on small to medium sized matters and assist senior team members on large/complex matters. Salesforce knowledge and experience is preferred, but not required.

     

    Candidate admitted to practice in multiple states is a plus, particularly any of the following states: Florida, Texas, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Virginia, Ohio, and New Jersey.

    Responsibilities

    • Negotiate settlements for legal disputes
    • Prepare and draft legal documents
    • Work with and advise clients and attorneys on highly escalated matters, as well as providing guidance and practical solutions to multiple departments
    • Review settlement offers and audit client portfolios
    • Provide direct assistance to senior lawyers on matters arising in the course of day –to-day matters
    • Implement good judgement in internal and external written and verbal communications
    • Developing an innovative approach to legal issues in support of strategic business initiatives and objectives with a great level of professionalism and exceptional business judgment
    • Other duties as requested, and flexibility with regards to special projects or specific needs

    Qualifications

    • JD graduate from an ABA accredited law school and 2-3 years of experience
    • New York Bar License Required
    • Excellent mathematical skills
    • Analytical thinker/ forward and outside the box
    • Self-motivated and team player with a sense of humor
    • Ability to effectively communicate
    • Can provide practical legal advice that takes into account both the legal and business risk of a particular situation
    • Experience with bankruptcies, mortgages, and negotiations a plus

    Compensation: Up to 60-65K, commensurate with experience.

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