Fifth Third Bank Legal Counsel II. (Deposits & Retail) in CINCINNATI, Ohio

Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. As The curious bank, we've staked our claim on looking at things differently, at being better listeners and at showing more commitment. We employ about 19,000 people, and what we offer is:

This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

  • A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial welln ess programs.

  • An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a two-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

  • An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

The Legal Division strives to be a valuable business partner by providing timely legal advice and counsel that protects the integrity, reputation, and business of Fifth Third Bancorp. Attorneys, paralegals, and administrative assistants work in unison to support all lines of business in their daily activities, decision-making, performance, and in the achievement of strategic initiatives and goals.


Attorney for one or more divisions, subsidiaries, or business lines of the Bancorp concentrating on a particular field of practice.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


-Responsible for legal matters affecting the Divisions represented, with specific focus in the areas of retail banking, U.C.C. Articles 3 and 4, Regulation DD, Regulation E, Regulation CC and the Electronic Signature Act.

-Act as Regional liaison.

-Proactive surveillance of regulatory changes to the environment

-Interpretation of regulatory changes identified

-Ongoing guidance of the interpretation for regulatory requirements and impacted changes




-J.D degree from accredited law school

-At least 3 years of significant and relevant experience with a law firm or corporation in the relevant areas of expertise

-Admission to a state bar

-Good communication skills, both written and verbal

-Ability to interface successfully with senior management

-Good negotiation skills

-Knowledge of the areas of expertise including technical knowledge

-Good issue spotting, risk assessment, and problem solving skills

-Good research skills


-Normal office environment with little exposure to dust, noise, temperature and the like.

-Extended viewing of a CRT screen.