First Midwest, with assets over $18 billion, is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the dynamic Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of commercial, retail banking, and wealth management services through some 120+ offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, Northwest Indiana, Central and Western Illinois, and Eastern Iowa.
First Midwest is seeking a banking attorney with strong academic and professional credentials that include a minimum of 3 years of experience at a major law firm, an in-house legal department of a financial institution or a bank regulatory agency. The ideal candidate will have bank regulatory experience and the ability to coordinate a variety of legal matters at a bank. This position is not a loan documentation or workout position, though familiarity with loan documentation is desirable.
This position will be located at First Midwest’s headquarters in Chicago’s O’Hare corridor adjacent to the CTA’s blue line. The individual will be part of a growing, collegial and dynamic organization and an expanding legal department, currently with six lawyers and four paralegals. This position will have significant visibility to members of executive management.
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