Senior Banking Attorney
Lake Elmo, MN 
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Job Description
Job Title
Senior Banking Attorney
Job ID
Bremer Srvc Ctr-Lake Elmo, MN
Full/Part Time
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Bremer Financial Corporation

Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately held, $13 billion regional financial services company jointly owned by the Otto Bremer Trust and Bremer employees. Founded in 1943 by Otto Bremer, the company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and provides a comprehensive range of banking, wealth management, investment, trust and insurance products and services throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Clients include individuals and families, mid-sized corporations, small businesses, agribusinesses, nonprofits, and public and government entities.

Job Description
Bremer Bank, National Association is seeking a senior-level attorney to primarily support the organization's deposits, payments, electronic services and treasury management areas. This includes a focus on the support and maintenance of existing products and services as well as activities related to product development strategy and initiatives. In addition, this role supports Privacy related legal and compliance issues, strategies and documentation.
Required Qualifications:
A combination of education and experience attained through a juris doctorate degree and ten or more years of the following experience, preferably in-house at a bank;
  • Strong substantive background with federal and state financial services laws and regulations regarding deposits, payments and cash management
  • Strong substantive experience with federal and state privacy laws and regulations applicable to financial institutions
  • Ability to identify, evaluate and escalate legal risk issues
  • Ability to understand and integrate details of business and operational policies, guidelines, procedures and systems in applying legal and policy requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize work in a deadline-intensive environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills; ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization, including senior business leaders, as well as with external constituencies, including external counsel and regulatory officials
  • Active license to practice law in Minnesota
Shared Expectations

Personal Leadership: Model Bremer values in all interactions; communicate clearly, honestly and with authenticity; identify and respect style differences in others and be willing to adapt; read and respond appropriately to individuals and/or situations; enhance and maintain robust relationships within and outside the organization; be accountable and demonstrate credibility and follow through on commitments; and build self-awareness by continually seeking feedback from others.

Thought Leadership: Use holistic approach when problem solving and decision making; proactively seek diverse perspectives to develop synergetic solutions; promote engagement and empowerment; translate complex concepts and challenges into tasks and activities that are quick and easy to achieve; use authority appropriately and acknowledge the contributions of others.

Team Leadership: Lead strategically with rigor around communicating the what and why behind decisions; demonstrate transparency, honesty and courage to earn a reputation as an authentic leader; communicate a vision and engage team in achieving that vision; drive dedication to serve and promote the client intimacy model; clearly communicate and hold employees to performance expectations providing clear and timely feedback and holding all employees accountable; build high performing teams through engagement and accountability; delegate and draw on others knowledge and expertise; commit to coaching and developing team and next generation of leaders by taking an enterprise point of view.

Results Leadership: Prioritize strategically by organizing resources, time and people to achieve key goals and objectives; act with a sense of urgency, proactively address critical concerns, work quickly to get things done; lead change effectively; demonstrate knowledge skill and abilities while demonstrating operational excellence; deliver consistent results.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Bremer is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Notice to Third Party Recruiters

Bremer Bank, National Association, including its affiliates, does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed agreement for recruiting or placement services, Bremer will have no obligation and will not agree to pay any referral or recruiting fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a candidate for consideration, Bremer explicitly reserves the right to pursue and/or hire any such candidate(s) without any financial or other obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, will be deemed to be the property of Bremer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
10+ years
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