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The Law Department supports the vision and values of Wells Fargo by providing expert, creative, cost-effective, and timely advice and services to all Wells Fargo businesses and support functions. We operate in accordance with the highest standards of judgment, integrity, and ethical leadership to find creative solutions that best serve our customers, prudently manage risks, and contribute to Wells Fargo’s enterprise success.
This attorney will be a member of the Global Commercial and Securities Division of the Law Department. This position will provide support to two different teams within the Middle Market Banking Group, the Global Advisory Specialty Division and the International Trade Services team. The Middle Market Banking Group is one of the largest lines of business in Wells Fargo’s Wholesale Banking organization, serving businesses with $20 million to $500 million or more in annual revenues across the United States and in Canada. The Global Advisory Specialty Division offers global advisory support to Middle Market Banking as well as loans and other credit facilities to middle market multinational companies, including US importers, exporters and trading companies. International Trade Services offers global financial products to customers of Wells Fargo’s Wholesale Banking organization, including commercial and standby letters of credit. This attorney will assist the Global Advisory Specialty Division and International Trade Services team members with, among other things: (a) structuring loans and other credit facilities and products; (b) drafting documentation provisions for loans and trade products, including the creation or revision of standard forms; (c) legal guidance with respect to applicable laws and regulations relating to the activities of these two groups; and (d) legal compliance and operational support.
The successful candidate will be collegial, skilled and efficient in gathering information in a fast-paced business environment, understanding business needs and goals, detecting legal issues and obstacles, identifying legal solutions and alternatives, and succinctly and competently counseling and communicating with business leaders on legal risks, solutions, and alternatives.
5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney
Active State Bar membership
Ability to analyze legal issues in substantive law in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters
Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries
Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Effective organizational, multi tasking, and prioritizing skills
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines
Other Desired Qualifications
Transactional experience negotiating deals
Relevant experience in global commercial transactions and trade finance
Experience counseling business clients on legal, regulatory and reputational risks arising from complex matters involving laws and regulations impacting global commercial lending and trade finance
Demonstrated ability to quickly and effectively analyze complex laws, regulations and the external risk environment, and provide effective solution-based legal advice taking into consideration legal risk and business objectives
Strong judgment, communication and leadership skills in guiding and influencing management, including senior management
Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues, peers and professional staff as well as client groups in providing legal advice, and to operate successfully in a horizontal fashion across a legal group or similar professional organization
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and the ability to work with both business leaders and legal subject matter experts to resolve significant legal matters
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.
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Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services to individuals, businesses, and institutions. The companys Community Banking segment offers checking and market rate accounts, savings and time deposits, individual retirement accounts, and remittances; and lines of credit, auto floor plan lines, equity lines and loans, equipment and transportation loans, education and residential mortgage loans, and credit and debit cards. This segment also provides equipment leases, real estate and other commercial financing, small business administration financing, venture capital financing, cash management, payroll services, retirement plans, health savings accounts, and merchant payment processing and private label financing solutions, as well as purchases retail installment contracts. Its Wholesale Banking segment offers commercial loans and lines of credit, letters of credit, asset-based lending, equipment leasing, international trade facilities, trade financing, collection, foreign exchange, treasury management, investment management, institutional fixed-income sales, interest rate, commodity and equity risk management, insurance, corporate trust fiduciary and agency, and investment banking services, as well as online/electronic products. This segment also provides construction, and land acquisition and development loans; secured and unsecured lines of credit; interim financing arrangements; rehabilitation loans; affordable housing loans and letters of credit; loans for securitization; commercial real estate loan servicing; and real estate and mortgage brokerage services. The companys Wealth, Brokerage, and Retirement segment offers financial advisory, wealth management, brokerage, retirement, trust, and reinsurance services. As of March 7, 2014, it operated through 9,000 locations and 12,000 ATMs, and offices in 36 countries, as well as through wellsfargo.com. The Company was founded in 1852 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.