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Counsel 4 – Corporate Counsel

Wells Fargo

This is a Full-time position in Plano, TX posted April 10, 2021.

Job Description

Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your application for consideration. To participate in some selection activities you will need to respond to an invitation. The invitation can be sent by both email and text message.  In order to receive text message invitations, your profile must include a mobile phone number designated as ‘Personal Cell’ or ‘Cellular’ in the contact information of your application. 

At Wells Fargo, we are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Legal – Our vision is to advance the company’s strategy, support its transformation, and effectively manage risk through a team known for collaboration, sound judgment, and proactive advice.

We support our vision with four strategic pillars: Integrated Business Advice, Risk Management, Talent & Leadership Development, and Operational Excellence.

Provides guidance to senior management on complex legal and regulatory matters with significant impact on business initiatives, strategy, and performance. Assesses legal risk associated with all risk types and develops strategies for reducing legal exposure. Leads analysis of and response to legal, regulatory, reputational, compliance, and policy matters within area of expertise. May serve as the primary legal contact for assigned clients. Collaborates within the department and across business and staff functions to address legal and risk issues in a manner consistent with the best interests of Wells Fargo. Takes an active role in the development of more junior staff. May lead initiatives of varying scope and complexity.
 

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience as a practicing attorney; or 6+ years of experience as a practicing attorney and 2+ years of legal-related experience in one or a combination of the following areas: risk, compliance, contracts, government, regulatory, financial services, or technology
  • Active State Bar membership

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to analyze legal and regulatory issues in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters
  • Extensive experience conducting research and providing counsel and guidance regarding complex legal issues
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work while handling multiple matters
  • Ability to work effectively in a complex environment with a high degree of collaboration
  • Effective in building partnerships, functioning well with project teams, and working for the success of the team

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience advising senior management of publicly traded companies on SEC filings and other public disclosures, corporate governance, board and shareholder items, and securities law compliance matters. Strong securities and corporate law background, including demonstrated knowledge of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and corporate governance principles for publicly traded companies. Familiarity with NYSE and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and with financial services industry.  

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S Tryon St – Charlotte, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St – Minneapolis, MN
NY-New York: 150 E 42nd St – New York, NY
CA-SF-Financial District: 333 Market St – San Francisco, CA
TX-Plano: 2400 Dallas Pkwy – Plano, TX

Disclaimer

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.



Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

Benefits Summary

Benefits
 

Visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers/benefits for benefits information.