Supervising Attorney - Alabama - Remote Work from Home!

Aldridge Pite, LLP is a multi-state law firm that focuses heavily on the utilization of technology to create work flow synergies with its clients and business partners. Aldridge Pite is a full-service provider of legal services to depository and non-depository financial institutions including banks, credit unions, mortgage servicing concerns, institutional investors, private firms, and other commercial clients. Aldridge Pite is dedicated to providing best-in-class representation across all of its Practice Areas through its unwavering subscription to three fundamental tenets: Partnership, Integrity, and Innovation.

Purpose

The Supervising Attorney is responsible for managing the attorneys and employees of the Alabama Division of the firm, whose primary clients are mortgage lenders and servicers, banks, and other mortgage investors throughout the region. Supervisory duties include the compliance with FHA, VA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and loan servicer/investor guidelines. This person will be responsible for the development, forecasting and managing of the department annual P&L. This person will manage and direct a team of Attorneys, Managers, Supervisors, and legal professionals providing both legal and operational oversight as required with daily business operations for the judicial foreclosure process for the State of Alabama. This person will utilize expert legal knowledge and experience as necessary to manage the litigation process on behalf of National Lending Institutions with an emphasis on mortgage foreclosures and the defense of clients in complex civil litigation cases, including the analysis and preparation of case management strategy, the mitigation of client exposure, and compliance. This person will actively manage and develop existing and potential business.

Specific Duties, Activities and Responsibilities

  • Must attend mediations, trials, and hearings, and other duties as assigned
  • Must be accountable for legal, risk mitigation and cost control while remaining compliant with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
  • Must collaborate with executive manage, senior leadership, and team members throughout the firm, including Bankruptcy, Litigation, Title, REO, Human Resources, Accounting, and IT Departments, to ensure operational and legal compliance
  • Must manage Attorneys and Paralegals
  • Must develop departmental policies, procedures and goals.
  • Must be willing and able to travel on an as needed basis
  • Must be able to work well with all members of the group
  • Must be willing and able to write articles and make presentations to clients, trade associations
  • Must be willing and able to participate in marketing initiatives / business development
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and cases
  • Assist with other duties and special projects as needed

Job Requirements

  • Located in the state of Alabama
  • JD from accredited law school
  • Licensed to practice law in AL, TN, and GA
  • Minimum of eight years of litigation/courtroom experience and default management (foreclosure, title, bankruptcy, evictions and REO)
  • Member of the state Bar while maintaining all necessary licensing and continuing legal education requirements
  • Subject matter expert in their field
  • Experience managing employees and P&L responsibility

General Competency Factors

  • Must be proficient in software tools, including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook, and the Internet.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Identifies and solves issues in a timely manner.
  • Must be a team player and willing to help others in their department whenever necessary.
  • Must be extremely organized and be able to multi-task.
  • Conscientious with respect to work completion, deadlines, time management and attendance.
  • Takes initiative in face of obstacles and identifies what needs to be done and takes action.
  • Demonstrates commitment to Firm’s vision, mission, and core values.
  • Analytical and detail oriented, while working at a fast pace and capable of multi-tasking.
  • Develops professional relationships and builds rapport with others.
  • Overall good work ethic and willingness to adapt to change.

Comprehensive Benefit Program

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans with Prescription coverage
  • Company Paid Life and Disability Insurance plans
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible scheduling (within reason, depending on position)
  • Generous PTO plan for all full-time employees
  • Full equipment station at no cost for remote employees, including dual monitors
  • Employee Assistance Plan, offering free 24/7 counseling and consulting services to support emotional health and wellbeing
  • Wellness programs and employee discounts
  • Learning and development training opportunities for both personal and professional growth
  • And so much more!

Aldridge Pite, LLP is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.