• Mclean, VA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: CA168-2727124

$228000 to $340000 Per Year

$228,000 - $342,000
DC / VA / MD
Scheduled work from home days

Single-Family Real Estate Department in the Legal Division of the company is seeking a motivated and client-focused attorney to join its legal staff.

The attorney will be part of the single-family mortgage operations and technology group, primarily working with the insurance-based credit risk transfer business area, and providing counsel related to technology licensing and related matters. This group is part of the SF Real Estate Department in the company’s Legal Division, which provides all-around legal support and advice to the Single Family Business area of the company, covering all aspects of residential mortgage underwriting, purchase, delivery, servicing and risk mitigation.

  • Advisory support to internal clients regarding licensing new software and related products for use in selling or servicing mortgages the company
  • Negotiate and document insurance-based credit risk transfer transactions, including development of novel risk transfer structures and tools
  • Understand the company’s Single-Family Seller/Servicer Guide (including knowledge of representations, warranties, covenants and legal remedies)


  • 10 or more years of relevant sophisticated legal experience, either in-house with a bank, mortgage company or real estate company, or with a law firm
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree; membership in good standing in a state Bar
  • Excellent analytical, strategic, legal research, writing and advocacy skills
  • Ability to effectively handle numerous issues across multiple areas and to set priorities independently
  • Experience working with issues pertaining to E-Mortgages, E-Notes, and MERs

Keys to Success in this Role:

  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong collaborative relationships with colleagues and clients

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $240,000.00 - $340,000.00 per year



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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