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VP, Corporate Counsel-Mortgage Origination/Servicing

Company: loanDepot
Location: Lake Forest
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

loanDepot, America's lender, matches borrowers through technology and high-touch customer care with the credit they need to fuel their lives.While there are many loan-touch career opportunities within loanDepot, we could not take care of our employees, nor our customers, without the amazing support of our corporate teams. From HR & Marketing to Finance & Compliance, #TeamloanDepot is always searching for the best talent out there. With over $100 billion in funded loans since inception, the evolution & enthusiasm is not slowing down anytime soon. Come join us!loanDepot We are Americas Lender.Position Summary: Responsible for managing mortgage loan origination and servicing litigation, including complex litigation, title matters and bankruptcy proceedings. Works with business units to resolve legal disputes regarding post-close origination matters. Manages outside counsel and works with litigation counsel with subservicer. This position ensures the performance of all duties in accordance with the companys policies and procedures, all U.S. state and federal laws and regulations, wherein the company operates.Responsibilities: Manages origination and servicing litigation in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Provides legal support to business units and leaders within the organization as it relates to post-close and prelitigation matters, including conducting internal investigations and preparing and responding to customer disputes and legal demands. Manages outside counsel regarding strategy, proceedings, and billings. Reviews and approves pleadings, motions, discovery, briefs, and settlement agreements. Attends hearings, conferences, interviews, mediations, arbitrations, and trials, as may be selectively prioritized, and attended remotely, where feasible. Reviews loan files and related documents, conducts internal investigations and prepares case summaries. Assist in maintaining current and accurate litigation management records in Legal Tracker. Creates and manages various litigation reports for internal and external distribution. Assist with other compliance and risk management matters in partnership with members of the Legal and Compliance Department and leadership throughout the organization. Researches legal issues and tracks industry legal trends. Promotes the ethical and professional practice of law while interacting with internal clients, litigants, members of the bar, members of the judiciary and their staff, and all others, while engaged in the practice of law on behalf of loanDepot, Inc., and its affiliated entities.Requirements: Minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of litigation experience managing large caseload and multiple priorities required. Mortgage origination and/or servicing experience required. Experience and proficiency with e-discovery. Graduate of an accredited law school, admitted into the state bar and in good standing required. Demonstrates knowledge of, adherence to, monitoring and responsibility for compliance with state and federal regulations and laws as they pertain to this position. Advanced knowledge and firm command of all aspects of the litigation process. Intermediate math skills; calculate interest and percentages; balance accounts; add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; locate routine mathematical errors; compute rate, ratio, and percent, including the drafting and interpretation of bar graphs. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ability to positively reflect the Legal Department in individual interactions with internal clients at all levels of the organization as well as in interactions with external customers, clients, and vendors. Ability to make decisions that have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and cross functional departments. Ability to make informal and formal presentations, inside and outside the organization; speaking before assigned team or other groups as needed.Why work for #teamloanDepot: Aggressive earning potential and 401K with robust company match Inclusive, diverse and collaborative culture where people from all backgrounds can thrive Work with other passionate, purposeful and customer-centric people Extensive internal growth and professional development opportunities including tuition reimbursement Comprehensive benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision Wellness program to support both mental and physical health Generous paid time off for both exempt and non-exempt positionsWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.PM17#LI-JCLPI152382396

Keywords: loanDepot, Lake Forest , VP, Corporate Counsel-Mortgage Origination/Servicing, Executive , Lake Forest, California

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