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M&T Bank Attorney – Mortgage Banking Servicing Operations (Hybrid in Buffalo) in Buffalo, New York

Work Arrangement/Location: This is a hybrid position that will be based in the Buffalo, NY office requiring in-office work multiple times/week.*


Support assigned business unit by providing analysis and counsel on basic legal matters. Attorneys will assist with mitigating legal risks facing M&T, execute corporate policy and positions on legal issues. Attorneys also will conduct research on a variety of legal issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • May represent the organization in litigation matters.

  • Participate in the development of departmental policies; review existing law and make recommendations regarding new procedures.

  • Provide legal advice within area of expertise and answer day-to-day questions.

  • Draft and review documents to include regulatory disclosures, marketing material and licensing statutes.

  • Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

Scope of Responsibilities :

This position is responsible for providing basic analysis and counsel on legal issues for business units supported. Incumbent should be able to guard against legal risks facing M&T, develop and recommend corporate policy and positions on legal issues and conduct research into a variety of legal issues. This position requires interaction with mid-level management.

Supervisory/ Managerial Responsibilities:

May provide guidance to more junior staff members.

Education and Experience Required:

  • J.D. from an accredited law school.

  • New York State or applicable state bar admission.

  • 2-5 years or experience practicing law, ideally in mortgage servicing in banking/financial services or within a law firm.

  • Ability to identify legal issues, evaluate legal risks, and offer solutions.

  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal, organizational skills.

  • Excellent writing, analytical and verbal skills.

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

M&T Bank is committed to fair, competitive, and market-informed pay for our employees. The pay range for this position is $90,855.45 - $151,425.75 Annual (USD). The successful candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, and experience will inform their specific compensation.


Buffalo, New York, United States of America

M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including disabilities and veterans.