• FHLB - The Office of Finance
  • Reston, VA, United States
  • Jan 10, 2018
Full time Legal

Job Description

The FHLB – Office of Finance is seeking a strong Counsel.  Reporting into the General Counsel, the Counsel will provide day-to-day legal support to departments across the OF on a variety of legal matters related to the mission of the OF, including contracts, regulatory compliance, governance, and capital markets.


Major Responsibilities include:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate vendor contracts and other agreements and assist in contract management.
  • Prepare and/or review resolutions and minutes relating to meetings of the OF board of directors, board committees, and management committees, and assist in meeting preparation.
  • Draft, review, and update internal policies and procedures.
  • Conduct legal research and monitor legislative and regulatory developments affecting the OF.
  • Prepare memos, correspondence, and other documents.
  • Provide day-to-day legal advice and support to departments across the OF regarding general corporate, regulatory compliance, and governance matters.
  • Assist in drafting, reviewing, and updating periodic reports and other disclosure documents.
  • Coordinate with outside counsel as necessary.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.


Qualified candidates will offer a J.D. degree from an accredited U.S. law school and active bar membership in good standing in at least one U.S. jurisdiction (Virginia preferred).  Qualified candidates will also offer a minimum of four years of relevant law firm and/or in-house experience (experience in drafting and negotiating vendor contracts in the information technology area and experience with regulated financial institutions a plus).  Knowledge of debt capital markets and disclosure matters is required.  Successful candidates will offer excellent writing, research, and analytical skills; a collaborative style and ability to work in a team environment, adjusting quickly to evolving needs; good judgment, high level of professional integrity, and strong work ethic; and strong organizational, planning, prioritizing, and follow-through skills.


This position offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits and work environment and is based in Reston, VA.


FHLB-OF is not currently sponsoring work visas or transfers.  Green Card or citizenship required.


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to the following job link:


General-Other: Legal