Mortgage Structured Finance Transactional Attorney


The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $250,000 and $315,000/year*


Department Overview:

Nomura is a global financial services group with an integrated network spanning over 30 countries and regions. By connecting markets East & West, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking), and Investment Management. Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership. For further information about Nomura, visit


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Department Overview:

·       Legal team of regulatory and transactional attorneys supporting all Global Markets businesses, including Equities, Rates, Credit, FX, Securitized Products and various Solutions businesses

Role description:

·       Work closely with the Business with respect to the structuring, sale, negotiation, documentation and execution of a wide range of products, with a primary focus on mortgage structured finance and lending businesses (including repurchase transactions, securitizations and whole loan trading) within the Global Markets division

·       Advise and assist in the creation, structuring, regulatory analysis and launch of new products and businesses within structured finance

·       Interpret, educate and assist with the implementation of regulatory changes that impact structured finance businesses

·       Advise the Business, Risk, Operations, IT, Compliance and others internally regarding legal and regulatory issues, developments and risks relating to structured finance products and businesses

·       Assist with ongoing advocacy efforts relating to regulatory changes impacting structured finance businesses


Skills, experience, qualifications and knowledge required:

·       Strong structured finance experience (e.g. asset-backed lending, secured or unsecured credit facilities, repurchase transactions, securitizations, trade finance, insurance solutions, project finance, direct lending transactions)

·       Familiarity with corporate, securities, creditor, finance and bankruptcy laws and related issues

·       Strong organizational, analytical and time management skills

·       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills — ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management

·       Ability to work independently and respond proactively to business needs

·       Strong team player



*base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, corporate

and functional title and duties, job-related knowledge and advanced degrees, skills, and experience.


If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as

well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to

individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.



Nomura is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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