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Counsel I

Company: TMX Finance
Location: Savannah
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID 2022-30985
Category: Legal/Compliance
Location: US-GA-SAVANNAH

Overview

The TMX Finance - Family of Companies is looking for a Counsel I to join our team to handle and manage certain litigation matters, review certain contracts, perform legal tasks such as legal research and legal project management, and support corporate and field partners as necessary. Reporting to a Corporate and Litigation Counsel, the Counsel I will work with a talented and sophisticated group of legal professionals. The successful candidate must have strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize deadlines, to execute multiple legal tasks, drive strategic and aggressive litigation strategies, and consider business impacts when reviewing contracts. The Counsel I must be a self-starter and work well under pressure independently and as part of a collaborative team. Some travel (domestic) may be required. Hybrid work from home schedule provided. Fully remote considered, but not preferred. Relocation package provided.

Responsibilities

Oversee and manage small claims litigation matters throughout the country.

Coordinate and direct case strategy, draft/edit pleadings and discovery, interview and prepare witnesses for depositions and trial, and negotiate settlements.

Respond to attorney letters and other pre-suit correspondence.

Assist in management of various litigation, corporate matters, contracts, and outside counsel.

Provide legal research on a variety of issues including legal, compliance, and regulatory matters.

Responsible for identifying, assessing and pursuing claims and affirmative recoveries, when necessary.

Support the other department members (including the following teams: Bankruptcy, Legal Operations, Licensing, Regulatory, and the other attorneys, known as "Legal Escalations"), as needed, with discovery and other legal projects, document review, legal research, and business projects.

Support the corporate and field operations, as needed.

Qualifications

0 to 2 years relevant experience including law firm and/or in-house positions
J.D. degree required and membership in good standing in at least one state bar in U.S.
Willing to learn and grow by being a self-starter and accepting of feedback
Work in a collegial, fast paced, environment
Sense of humor required
Desire to be part of a fun loving, hardworking, fast paced team of legal professionals who enjoy working with each other
Impeccable communication, both written and verbal
Strong attention to detail
Ability to research in a thorough and effective manner
Strong factual and legal analytical abilities
Experience with legal research programs such as Westlaw, Lexis, or Fastcase
Ability to interact effectively with individuals of varied backgrounds and skill levels
Comfortable with aggressive and proactive defense strategies
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, and be computer literate
Litigation experience preferred
Experience with contracts and corporate matters a plus
Some knowledge of business and legal issues a plus.
Physical demands for this position frequently include: the ability to remain in a stationary position, move about freely inside and occasionally outside of the office, and the operation of mechanical controls, such as a keyboard.

Our Benefits Include*:
A comprehensive new hire training program designed to help set you up for success
Access to a robust learning management system, full of e-learning modules and training programs to help boost your professional and personal development
Professional Development and Mentor Programs plus Ongoing Training Resources
Multiple coverage levels for Medical, Dental, & Vision
Group Health & Wellness Program, plus special savings on retail items, travel, entertainment, and more through TMX Perks
Traditional 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with Company match
Flexible Spending Accounts
Basic and AD&D Life Insurance
Voluntary benefits, including short-term and long-term disability insurance, accident, critical illness, and hospital confinement insurance
Paid Time Off (Accrue 12 days per calendar year plus 2 additional days for each year of service after the first year of employment, 18 days in total)
Performance-based career advancement
Diverse Culture and Inclusive Environment

Learn More About Us

The Counsel I is a part of the Legal team, which is united by a commitment to always act with honesty and integrity. This team provides a range of legal services to all of our store brands and corporate departments, always protecting our strategic interests. To learn more about this team, visit https://www.tmxfinancefamily.com/careers/top-talent/

Check out what's happening in our Company at https://www.tmxfinancefamily.com/tmx-talks .

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. The Company may, at its discretion, revise the job description at any time, and additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to illustrate the minimal standards required to successfully perform the position.

*Based on current benefit offering, which is subject to change with or without notice. Certain benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of the governing plan documents which should be consulted for additional details and eligibility requirements.

Important: The TMX Finance - Family of Companies will never ask you for banking or other payment information at any point during the interview or hiring process, nor will we conduct an interview via text message. Any official email correspondence will come from the domain @titlemax.com or @titlemax.biz. In-store positions are in-person only, remote options not available. For questions or verification, call 1- 855-TMX-JOBS.?

All TMX Finance - Family of Companies Are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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Keywords: TMX Finance, Savannah , Counsel I, Legal , Savannah, Georgia

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