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Senior Company Counsel- Retail Brokerage

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

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. #LegalDeptJobs

This position will serve as an informal deputy under the Assistant General Counsel for Retail Brokerage. The role will interact regularly with senior Wealth & Investment Management ("WIM") and Client Relationship Group, ("CRG") business team leaders and with CRG Control Partners in compliance, risk, and with other senior leaders that interface with WIM (e.g., Litigation & Regulatory). More specifically, this role will also:

  • Act as senior legal advisor to FiNet (Independent Brokerage Channel) and CRG - with a specific focus on CRG / Private Weath integration (WIM Vision) and provide legal advice to other sales channels as appropriate;
  • Attend meetings and provide advice in connection with delegated responsibilities from the Assistant General Counsel in certain functions including Regulatory Change Management, Credit Committee, Remediations, and others;
  • Partner with the Assistant General Counsel in continuing evaluation of her staffing, work distribution and structure, including solutioning when it comes to large projects;
  • Assist in drawing alignment with WIM COEs (Advice and Planning, Banking Lending & Trust, Investment Solutions, Ops)
  • Provide leadership of specific projects including:
  • Work with HR Legal on various workstreams
  • Continue evaluation and work on International Exit
  • Serve as liaison among capital markets counsel, legal, risk and compliance on such issues including cannabis, crypto and SPACs with the client-facing lens
  • Other similar projects

#LegalDeptJobs

Required Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience as a practicing attorney; or 8+ 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
  • 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

  • Broad broker-dealer experience (capital markets experience a bonus)
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience in project management

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

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.

Keywords: Wells Fargo, St. Louis , Senior Company Counsel- Retail Brokerage, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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