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Collections Attorney

Job Description

The Collections Attorney manages/resolves collection litigation; provides legal support for the collections litigation business unit; oversees or interacts with outside collections/defense counsel; provides legal advice in connection with the company’s business operations; supports corporate compliance with laws and regulations governing debt collection and related activities; conducts legal research; and, assists with special projects as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage special projects for Internal Legal or Legal Outsourcing.
  • Create, review, direct and resolve collection litigation matters cost-effectively by working with business clients and legal support staff.
  • Determine appropriate settlements to encourage financial recovery.
  • Maintain and enhance company reputation with courts, vendors, and outside counsel.
  • Manage exposure.
  • Negotiate with opposing counsel, conduct discovery and respond to discovery and prepare and attend hearings and trials.
  • Provide legal advice to company to support compliance with federal, state and local laws relating to debt recovery.

Qualifications and Education:

Required: JD degree from an accredited law school. Minimum 1 year of experience with collections as an attorney. Bar admission in NY or NJ.

Preferred: 5+ years of experience with collections as an attorney is a plus. Addition bar admissions a plus.

Send us your CV to info@cooleet.com