Counsel 3

Job Description

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 are looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. We are seeking candidates who embrace diversity, equity and inclusion in a workplace where everyone feels valued and inspired.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Legal - Our vision is to advance the company's strategy, support its transformation, and effectively manage risk through a team known for collaboration, sound judgment, and proactive advice.

We support our vision with four strategic pillars: Integrated Business Advice, Risk Management, Talent & Leadership Development, and Operational Excellence. #LegalDeptJobs

This Senior Counsel will work within the Regulatory & Risk Division supporting activities of the Policy, Regulatory & Remediation Section. This attorney will provide legal analysis and advice to the Company regarding the fulfillment of Consent Orders and significant regulatory matters involving enterprise risk management, as well as support the routine operations of Wells Fargo Regulatory Relations. Responsibilities include

  • Providing legal advice and counsel with respect to the governance and management of Consent Orders and other significant regulatory matters;
  • Advising Regulatory Relations on matters including supervisory interactions, responses to regulatory correspondence,enhancing the legal engagement model, and appropriate management of Confidential Supervisory Information;
  • Supporting the Company’s efforts to respond to regulatory inquiries and fulfill its commitments in connection with enforcement actions and other significant regulatory matters;
  • Advising on alignment between business activities and regulatory expectations by partnering with other teams within the Legal Department; and
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with other key internal constituencies, including business leaders, risk and compliance executives, as well as relevant external constituencies.

Required Qualifications

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

Desired Qualifications

  • 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
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience advising on prudential bank regulations gained as in house counsel, in private practice and/or regulator.
  • Experience with one or more aspect of risk management, regulatory supervision or enforcement, or consent order execution
  • Strong ability to think independently and provide credible challenge
  • Ability to positively interact with groups at all levels of the organization, including the ability to inspire confidence in senior leaders


    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.

Benefits Summary


Visit for benefits information.

Wells Fargo
Full time
St. Louis, MO 63146, US
Apply Now