Counsel 3

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
October 17 2020
Ref
5554247-1
Industry
Banking
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 want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

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

The Legal Department supports the vision, values & goals 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 Legal Department.This position will provide support to the Global Receivables and Trade Finance product, sales, and operations teams. Global Receivables and Trade Finance offers global financial products and services, including commercial and standby letters of credit, to customers of Wells Fargo's Commercial Banking, and Corporate and Investment Banking, divisions.This attorney will (a) advise international trade services operations on letter of credit related issues, (b) advise on letter of credit related disputes, (c) negotiate letter of credit reimbursement agreements and related collateral documentation, (d) review resolutions and certificates of incumbency, (e) collaborate with legal and operational teams in various jurisdictions to manage risks, (f) draft updates and amendments to documentation for trade products, including the creation or revision of standard forms, and (g) provide legal guidance with respect to international standard banking rules such as the ISP98, UCP600, UCC Article 5, and other applicable laws and regulations relating to trade finance products.

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.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney
  • Active State Bar membership


Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy 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
  • 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


Other Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with letters of credit and reimbursement agreements
  • Transactional experience negotiating commercial loan documentation for bilateral and syndicated loans
  • Experience reviewing organization formation documents and authorizing resolutions
  • Experience counseling business clients on legal, regulatory, and reputational risks


Salary Information

To be determined

Street Address

MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC

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.

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