Albany - Consumer Financial Services Associate (2-5 years) - Albany, New York, United States, 12237

McGlinchey Stafford seeks to hire an associate attorney with 2-5 years of experience to join our national Consumer Financial Services Compliance practice in Albany. This practice group provides compliance, transactional and risk management advice to depository institutions and non-depository lenders, finance companies, brokers, servicers, and debt collectors about federal and state laws that govern the consumer financial services industry, such as the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Electronic Funds Transfer Act (EFTA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and equivalent state laws.

Preferred candidates will have experience either with regulatory compliance issues at the state and federal level or with corporate and transactional experience relating to financial services. Ideal candidates will have experience in consumer finance, excellent academic credentials, strong writing, and research abilities. This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth in a collegial environment of a national firm. Candidates must be admitted in New York and their license must be active, in good standing and up to date with current CLE requirements.

Ideal candidates will also have:

  • A team mindset
  • Confidence in working directly with clients
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills
  • An understanding of the need for meticulous work and quality work product
  • The ability to distill and apply research results to issues presented
  • A demonstrated dedication to client service
  • A willingness to participate in client development opportunities

All submissions will be held in strict confidence.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience; full benefits included.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Interested qualified candidates, please apply through our online application: Please address questions about the application process to Margeaux Roush, Director of Talent Acquisition, at