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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.
Senior corporate counsel (Counsel 4) is a member of the Legal Department responsible for advising senior management on public company matters, including SEC filings and other public disclosures, corporate governance, board and shareholder items, and securities law compliance matters.
8+ years of experience as a practicing attorney; or 6+ 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
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
Minimum 10 years of demonstrated sound knowledge and experience advising senior management of publicly traded companies on SEC filings and other public disclosures, corporate governance, board and shareholder items, and securities law compliance matters
Strong securities and corporate law background, including demonstrated knowledge of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and corporate governance principles for publicly traded companies
Detail oriented; able to analyze, and develop and execute solutions to complex legal issues; and comfortable advising senior management on high profile matters
Excellent time management, interpersonal and communication skills, and a demonstrated willingness to collaborate with colleagues and other team members
Familiarity with NYSE and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
Familiarity with financial services industry
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