Counsel 4 - Equipment Finance - Vendor Financial Services

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Counsel 4 – Equipment Finance - Vendor Financial Services

Attorney will join the Law Department and the team of lawyers who support the Vendor Financial Services (VFS) unit of the Wells Fargo Equipment Finance business. VFS is a $13 billion business specializing in providing equipment leasing and equipment secured lending products to original equipment manufacturers, dealers, and commercial customers across the United States and Canada. Transactions involve all types of equipment, including construction, industrial, technology, medical, and office imaging equipment and include vendor and dealer program agreements, purchase agreements, leases, loans, and other ancillary products employed by VFS, including marketing arrangements, syndications, and referral agreements. Specific responsibilities will include: (i) negotiating and drafting lease and loan documents, (ii) supporting the capital markets and syndications teams in the acquisition and sale of transactions with other financial institutions, (iii) negotiating and drafting vendor programs and dealer agreements, (iv) review and providing advice on a wide range of equipment finance transactions, (v) providing general transactional advice for secured lending, transactions working with documentation, credit, sales team members, (vi) assisting with regulatory compliance requirements and management of legal and operational risk, (vii) drafting and updating transactional document templates.

Job location: Preference for Irving, TX but open to any city with an existing WF law department office.

Required Qualifications

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

Desired Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of research, counsel, and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Effective 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

Other Desired Qualifications

• Substantive experience handling equipment finance (leasing and loan) transactions.

Street Address

TX-Irving: 5000 Riverside Drive - Irving, TX
MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN
CA-LA-Downtown Los Angeles: 333 S Grand Avenue - Los Angeles, CA
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA
IL-Chicago: 10 S Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
GA-Macon: 1738 Bass Road - Macon, GA


    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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