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Senior Staff Counsel

Company: Fiserv
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Do you thrive in a dynamic, committed, and professional environment and would you like to be a part of a team that positively effects change? Are you up for a challenge of driving technology forward?

At Fiserv, you'll find team environment that values partnership and flexibility. Our rare combination of expertise and innovative spirit is how we deliver the most comprehensive financial solutions to banks and businesses worldwide. We're helping more businesses move money faster and more easily than ever before.

What does a great Sr. Staff Counsel, Card Services do?

As a Sr. Staff Counsel, you would provide legal support to Fiserv’s fast-paced, Card Services business, which includes debit card, credit card, and ATM processing as well as Fiserv’s three proprietary card payment networks—STAR, Accel, and MoneyPass, by drafting and negotiating agreements with clients and partners; applying interpretations of laws and regulations to business opportunities; providing counsel to sales, account management, product, and technology leaders on legal and business matters; and liaising with company specialists regarding intellectual property, technology, privacy, security, regulatory, employment, and litigation matters.

Basic Qualifications for Consideration:

•JD from accredited law school

•Licensed to practice, or ability to become licensed to practice, in appropriate jurisdiction

•In good standing with State Bar with no disciplinary record

•5+ years of proven experience negotiating, drafting, and redlining contracts

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

•Payment card/ATM proven experience preferred

•Knowledge of applicable regulatory landscape preferred (e.g., Durbin Amendment/Regulation II, Consumer Finance/Lending Law, Federal and State Money Transmission Law; and Card Association Operating Rules)

•Experience interacting with senior management

•Exposure to financial services and technology outsourcing contracts

•Self-assured, driven, independent leader

Travel required: Infrequent

As a Sr. Staff Counsel, you can look forward to:

•Being a part of a congenial and collaborative legal team

•Providing counsel and legal advice on regulatory matters, critical initiatives, client, partner and other contracts, intellectual property, dispute resolution, corporate policies and procedures, and administration

•Working directly with business unit representatives to prepare and negotiate client, partner and other commercial contracts for payment card and ATM processing, as well as for Fiserv-owned and third party payment network arrangements with issuers, program managers, ISOs, and merchants

•Advising business partners on legal, contractual, and risk matters impacting their areas of responsibility

•Effectively interacting with corporate specialists regarding finance, audit, tax, IT, publicity/press, regulatory, privacy and technology matters that affect the Card Services business

•Maintaining knowledge of industry standard methodologies and applicable legislation affecting the Card Services business operations

•Developing and maintaining forms of contracts and other legal documentation

Learn more about Fiserv:

To support the total well-being of our associates, Fiserv takes a broad approach to our benefits. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that provides flexibility and affordability with a variety of medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability options.

We are #FISVProud of our benefits and well-being programs. Our commitment to wellness, wellness education, preventive services and fitness activities are designed to meet you where you are.

Life moves fast. And as it does, we know most people aren’t thinking about “financial services”. But we are.

We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely.

We’re Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. The company’s approximately 44,000 associates proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought.

Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE™ 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World’s Most Admired Companies for the seventh consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBTQ+)

Explore the possibilities of a career with Fiserv and Find Your Forward with us.

Keywords: Fiserv, Alpharetta , Senior Staff Counsel, Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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