Wells Fargo


Charlotte, North Carolina



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time


415) 820-7800

Counsel 3 - Recovery and Resolution Planning

Wells Fargo - Charlotte, North Carolina

Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Description

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 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.

Wells Fargo & Company is seeking an experienced attorney to join its resolution and recovery planning group within the Law Department. The individual selected will join a growing team of legal professionals responsible for providing legal support in connection with all aspects of the Company’s resolution and recovery planning efforts under Titles I and II of Dodd-Frank and the FDIC’s IDI Rule. Primary responsibilities will involve coordinating cross-disciplinary teams of attorneys, financial advisors, consultants and line of business team members in connection with the Law Department’s support of the Company’s overall resolution and recovery planning efforts. The team member will also be responsible for evaluating the impact of all major changes in the law and assessing the impact on the Company’s policies and operating procedures and will provide support in the implementation of changes to policies and procedures. The range of practice will span from transactional to regulatory and provide the team member with a broad view of the entire company.

Other locations may be considered for this opportunity within the Wells Fargo footprint.

Required Qualifications

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

  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
  • Ability to analyze legal issues in substantive law in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Effective organizational, multi tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
Other Desired Qualifications
  • At least 6 years in an in-house environment at a large corporation or with a mid-large size law firm with a practice area focused on corporate finance, syndicated lending, capital markets, M&A transactions or debtor-side restructuring with increasing levels of responsibility, including leading teams of junior attorneys and legal professionals
  • Extensive experience collaboration with cross-functional teams of attorneys, financial advisory professionals and lines of business to execute upon defined goals under
  • At least 2 years advising financial institutions, preferably systemically important financial institutions, on resolution and recovery matters or working within a regulatory agency on such matters
  • Understanding of federal banking laws and regulations
  • Understanding of domestic and foreign insolvency regimes, particularly as such regimes relate to financial institutions
  • Experience working on corporate governance matters, including publicly traded company corporate governance matters
Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC


  • 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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