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MUFG Union Bank – Cash Management Attorney, Vice President – #10013377-WD

The MUFG is recruiting for a Treasury Cash Management attorney. The attorney can be located in San Francisco, Los Angeles or New York.  Interested candidates should apply online and contact Lisa Lapicco at [email protected].




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Major Responsibilities:
MUFG Union Bank seeks an attorney with broad experience advising banks to join MUFG Union Bank’s legal team that supports global and domestic cash management/treasury management and deposit services provided by The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., New York Branch (“Branch”) and MUFG Union Bank (“Bank”) to their multi-national and domestic clients. 
  • Provide legal counsel to the Branch and Bank’s businesses to assist with their development and delivery of cash management services to their multi-national and domestic clients. The position requires expertise in supporting the following cash management services:
    • Domestic and Global Cash Pooling
    • On-line banking
    • Deposit Services
    • Liquidity Management
    • Wire Transfer Services/ACH
    • Zero Balance Account
    • Controlled Disbursement
    • Account Reconcilement
    • Positive Pay
    • Remote Check/Check Issuance
    • Lockbox
    • Commercial Card
    • Merchant Services
    • Foreign Exchange
  • Draft and negotiate client agreements for the foregoing and new cash management products, including the ability to recognize and reconcile provisions in contracts for clients in foreign jurisdictions that may conflict with U.S. law and regulations
  • Advise on applicable bank operations
  • Counsel the deposit and cash management business units on banking and related laws and regulations applicable to the delivery of the respective cash management services by both a national bank and the U.S. branch of a foreign bank
  • Partner with compliance and risk management personnel to provide legal and regulatory guidance regarding policies and procedures for cash management services
  • Serve as consultative resource to other Bank in-house counsel




  • Candidate must be a member of the New York or California State Bar or otherwise qualified to practice law in California and/or New York as in-house counsel;
  • Strong preference for New York; alternatively Los Angeles
  • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience either as in house counsel with a bank, or experience with a law firm, providing advice to banks on cash management or related topics
  • Demonstrated ability to provide counsel and guidance on matters ranging from complex legal questions to routine day-to-day legal matters
  • Contract negotiating skills
  • Excellent issue spotting, risk assessment and problem solving skills
  • Ability to recognize, research and analyze complex domestic and foreign multi-jurisdictional legal issues and provide practical advice and solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and deadlines and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Initiative, strategic thinker and sound judgment; with the ability to influence, interact with and advise senior executives, build trusted relationships with clients and colleagues, deal constructively with conflict
  • Strong work ethic, self?starter, reputation for timely transaction execution and comfortable in a fast?paced environment.
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