Wells Fargo Capital Markets Counsel 3 in New York, New York

  • Capital Markets Counsel 3*

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.8 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through 8,700 locations, 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 36 countries to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune’s 2015 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories

Wells Fargo Law Department

Executive Summary

The Wells Fargo Law Department strives to offer services in accordance with the highest standards of judgment, integrity and ethical leadership.

The Law Department partners with clients to find solutions that best serve customers and contribute to the success of Wells Fargo. It seeks to create a stimulating, diverse and collegial work environment in which team members collaborate effectively among themselves and with other groups throughout the company.

The Role

The successful candidate will serve as a legal advisor in the Structured Products & Corporate Trust Services Section of the Global Commercial & Securities Division of the Law Department, providing support to the following lines of business: Asset Backed Finance, portions of Structured Real Estate and portions of Investment Portfolio & Principal Investments, and certain other lines of business in the context of any structured products transactions being executed by the related lines of business. The types of transactions within coverage primarily include securitizations of financial assets distributed by Wells Fargo Securities or originated/sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. or its subsidiaries, structured repurchase facilities, warehousing facilities, subscription lending businesses and other structured transactions.

Specific responsibilities include (i) providing substantive legal advice on a variety of laws and regulations relative to Wells Fargo's structured products capital markets and investment banking activities; (ii) working directly with business clients and developing an in depth understanding of business unit activities and products; (iii) identifying and analyzing complex legal issues, developing conclusions and making recommendations for issue resolution; (iv) drafting and negotiating complex legal documents; (v) reviewing and negotiating transaction documents prepared by outside counsel, including securities offering materials and contractual arrangements for complex asset securitization and financing transactions; (vi) engaging and managing outside counsel; (vii) assisting with internal and external examinations and investigations as well as bankruptcy and litigation proceedings; (viii) providing guidance to other support partners (i.e., compliance, credit, operations) and enterprise/wholesale groups related to matters associated with structured transactions; and (ix) following and ensuring consistent application of Law Department policies and procedures to manage Wells Fargo's legal matters, outside counsel and legal expenses.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of legal experience with a major law firm, securities regulatory agency or in-house law department; including 3+ years of representing firms in capital markets and investment banking activities

  • Active State Bar membership

Desired Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills

  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities

How to Express Interest in This Job: Wells Fargo invites you to apply for this job at https://employment.wellsfargo.com/psp/PSEA/APPLICANTNW/HRMS/c/HRSHRAM.HRSAPPSCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRSAPPJBPST&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=5349353&PostingSeq=1.

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.

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.