Attorney Wanted Stearns Bank N.A.

Come Grow with Us!
Stearns Bank N.A. is seeking a junior level, in-house corporate attorney. The ideal candidate has a background in corporate law, secured transactions, commercial transactions and litigation, collections, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy. Banking law experience and representation of lenders and financial institutions a plus.
Responsibilities
• Support General Counsel in managing a comprehensive range of legal matters
• Provide direction, guidance and assistance on legal matters to General Counsel and management
• Research legal issues and statutes/regulations, and brief General Counsel and management on research and recommendations
• Provide recommendations and legal support in potential litigation and loan documentation, secured transactions, and lender rights, remedies and recourse
• Engage and manage outside counsel

Qualifications:
• Juris Doctor (J.D.) from an accredited law school or Paralegal Degree
• Licensed to practice in Minnesota (if attorney)
For more information visit our website: www.stearnsbank.com
The Company
Founded in 1912, Stearns Financial Services Inc. (SFSI) is a $2 billion well-capitalized, independent financial holding company based in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Specializing in nationwide small business lending and equipment financing, Stearns has maintained outstanding customer service, fast decisions, and customized finance solutions to their customers for decades.
Stearns Bank has earned itself a stellar reputation amongst customers and competitors alike. This reputation goes beyond just word-of-mouth, as Stearns has been recognized by the Independent Community Banker’s Association (ICBA) as the #1 top-performing bank in the nation over a based on the 3-year average Return on Assets for banks $1 billion or more. They have also been recognized by American Banker as the #1 top-performing bank in the nation over a 3-year period for Return on Equity for banks from $2 billion to $10 billion.
As a 2017 & 2018 recipient of the Minnesota Business Magazine 100 Best Places to Work in Minnesota award, Stearns takes pride in their team and holds their employees in extremely high regard. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package including our Employee Stock Ownership Program-one of the best long-term incentive programs in the nation.