Counsel 3 - Resolution and Recovery Planning

Job Description

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 provides support in the implementation of changes to policies and procedures. This position may assist with the management of junior attorneys and other legal professionals in the group.

This position will be located in any of the following cities: Charlotte, NC, Minneapolis, MN, San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Washington, DC, Philadelphia, PA, Chicago, IL, or Boston, MA

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
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • 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

• Significant experience with either corporate finance, syndicated lending, capital markets, M&A transactions or corporate bankruptcy, reorganization or restructuring
• Extensive experience collaboration with cross-functional teams of attorneys, financial advisory professionals and lines of business to execute upon defined goals under
• Experience 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


    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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