Associate General Counsel- Multifamily Finance
As a valued contributor to our team, you will operate with considerable latitude in consulting, advising, and representing Fannie Mae’s multifamily business in service of our mission to provide stability, liquidity, and affordability in the housing ecosystem. Your work will span a wide range of multifamily loan transactions and other high-impact legal matters and projects…
THE IMPACT YOU WILL MAKE
The Multifamily Legal – Associate General Counsel – Principal role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:
- Provide legal advice and service by combining skill and knowledge in multifamily and commercial mortgage finance, real estate law, municipal finance law and corporate law with sound business acumen and judgment of business goals and objectives of the company or assigned business units.
- Use business and legal judgment to balance an appropriate level of risk against the business needs in a particular situation. Operate within the framework of appropriate corporate behavior and governance, and legal and regulatory compliance.
- Supervise and actively direct outside counsel.
- Evaluate legal and regulatory analyses and partner with management to identify and escalate potential reputation issues to leadership.
- Negotiate and draft contracts, disclosures, agreements, and other legal documents.
- Provide advice on counseling business clients related to important business and legal issues, developments and initiatives. Engage with assigned business units to meet goals. Pursue details and achieve closure on transactions and various matters and projects. Provide excellent client service.
- Collaborate on issues of significance for the company.
Minimum Required Experience
- Juris Doctorate
- 8 years related experience, including 3 years public finance experience
- Experience negotiating and closing complex finance transactions, specifically multifamily affordable housing finance, bond finance or other municipal finance transactions
- Experience working independently and flexibly in fast-paced environment
- Experience communicating with clients and building trusted advisor relationships
- Experience working in a collaborative legal or business environment
- Experience adapting, learning and applying existing skills in new professional contexts or areas of law
- Agency finance and/or other commercial, leasing, finance or corporate transaction experience
- Experience with complex borrower structures and lending issues such as non-recourse carveouts, title insurance, surveys, mezzanine loans and market standards
- Experience with complex deal structures, variable rate or multi-modal bonds, and bonds with credit enhancement
- Experience advising a regulated entity
- Experience engaging and managing outside counsel, establishing matter budgets, and reviewing and managing outside counsel billings
- Experience supporting continuous improvement of legal processes to support business transactions
- Legal skills including legal analysis, advocacy and drafting
- Ability to quickly understand the business needs and partner with the business and other stakeholders to create solutions and effectively deliver team results
- Ability to work with people with different functional expertise and at all levels, respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
- Interpersonal and influencing skills including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict
- Relationship management skills including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, and building relationship networks
- Ability to identify and select strategic options, and identify resources to meet the defined objectives
- Adept at time management
- Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion
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About Fannie Mae
At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do helps make a home a possibility for millions of homeowners and renters. Every day offers compelling opportunities to impact the future of the housing industry while being part of an inclusive team thriving in an energizing, flexible environment. Here, you will grow your career and help create access to fair, affordable housing finance.
Fannie Mae is primarily a hybrid company. We embrace flexibility for our employees while providing office space for in-person work and collaboration. This role is classified as open to remote. If you speak with a Recruiter, they will provide you with more information about the definition of this classification.
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at email@example.com.