Counsel 2- Employment Law

Wells Fargo
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September 4, 2020
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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.

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, is seeking an experienced employment attorney to join its Law Department. The individual selected will join a team of attorneys responsible for handling employment-related legal issues for Wells Fargo & Company and its subsidiaries, including managing administrative agency claims, threatened litigation, litigation and outside counsel relationships; providing advice, counsel and risk management training to business line management and Human Resources; developing and drafting policies, plans, agreements and contracts; and working on reports and projects as may be needed. Wells Fargo is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V, and we encourage diverse candidates to apply. This position will be located at one of our Legal Department offices in Charlotte, Des Moines, Minneapolis, or St. Louis.

Required Qualifications

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

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to research law and regulations and develop advice with respect to complex legal issues using public as well as company websites and databases
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience preparing legal memoranda for senior attorneys and business leaders
  • 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

  • Two years of employment law experience
  • Knowledge of and extensive experience in state and federal employment laws and regulations
  • Knowledge and experience with handling employment law matters in litigation and the administrative agency process
  • Assume responsibility quickly and have the ability to work in a complex environment requiring a high degree of collaboration

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

Street Address

MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA

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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