Wells Fargo Counsel 1 in Charlotte, North Carolina
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The Legal Department is seeking a Counsel 1 to join the Client Relationship Group section within the Wealth & Investment Management Division providing legal support associated with the retail brokerage and private bank activities of Wells Fargo & Co. Candidate should be able to excel in a stimulating, diverse, and collegial work environment where team members routinely collaborate within the Legal Department and throughout the company to effectively identify and manage risk. This counsel role includes handling matters from retail brokerage offices regarding general legal issues, including trusts, estates, powers of attorney, UTMAs, guardianships, pledged accounts, TODs, as well as client agreements and other contractual matters. Responsibilities may also include handling matters associated with retail brokerage operations, including books and records, margin/credit, securities lending, restricted stock, clearance/settlement, trade reporting, possession and control requirements, electronic delivery/signature, as well as client agreements and other contractual matters. Attorney will also be responsible for providing legal analyses, reviewing/updating policies and procedures, as well as other projects as needed, including research of statutes and regulations.
- A Juris Doctorate (JD) degree
Ability to research law and regulations and develop advice with respect to complex legal issues using public as well as company websites and databases
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
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
Experience developing partnerships and collaborating with other business and functional areas
Advanced Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, LiveMeeting and SharePoint) skills
- Active State Bar Membership must be obtained within 1 year of hire date
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN
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.
Visit https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/careers/benefits for benefits information.
Company: Wells Fargo
Req Number: 5583023-2
Updated: 2021-06-13 01:52:00.636 UTC