Legal, Private Wealth Management / Residential Mortgage Loans Attorney, Irving

  • Competitive
  • Irving, TX, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 17 Jan 18 2018-01-17

Legal, Private Wealth Management / Residential Mortgage Loans Attorney, Irving

We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.

Role Overview:
Goldman Sachs Bank USA is seeking an attorney located in Dallas, TX, to support the Private Wealth Management Business when originating residential mortgage loans to high net worth individuals.

The Candidate will provide transaction specific advice as well as general mortgage regulatory and servicing advice. The Candidate will coordinate with internal groups, external counsel and third party vendors to maintain the residential lending platform. The Candidate should have extensive experience working with financial institutions in connection with residential mortgage lending and servicing.


  • Support the residential mortgage business by providing legal advice on a wide variety of issues including loan structures and mortgage processes
  • Oversee the legal entity review process
  • Analyze risk mitigation, workout, and foreclosure issues on residential mortgage loans
  • Negotiate and manage contracts with subservicers and other vendors
  • Coordinate with compliance and licensing groups to address federal and state regulatory requirements and develop related policies
  • Review and maintain lending documents including state disclosure documents
  • Assist the Legal Team supporting the Private Wealth Management Business non-residential loan program
  • Manage projects related to the private wealth lending platform generally
  • Minimum 5 years' of post-JD, transaction-based legal experience in a reputable law firm, mortgage company or other financial institution
  • Strong substantive knowledge of and significant experience in residential mortgages and servicing
  • Knowledge of residential regulatory compliance and asset based lending preferred
  • Adept at developing interpersonal relationships
  • Independent thinker who will be proactive, assertive and professional in dealings with internal/external customers, third-party vendor partners, other team members and senior managers
  • Possess excellent time management/organizational skills with a keen eye toward attention to detail
  • Must have ability to handle a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision
  • Strong ability to organize, analyze and interpret legal and compliance related materials
  • Strong self-confidence, good judgment, and sound decision making and problem solving skills
  • Outstanding initiative and excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)

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