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Counsel 3 - Commercial Deposits and Payments Attorney

Job Description

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 and values 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.

Responsibilities include research and providing legal advice with respect to commercial deposits products, treasury management services and payments systems.   Specific responsibilities within these areas of specialization include providing support to various internal Wells Fargo lines of business with respect to Treasury Management Services and payments systems; drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts; drafting and reviewing  policies and procedures, advising clients regarding new and modified products and services and emerging payments systems, marketing reviews, evaluating the impact of changes in laws and regulations. 

Possible Locations: Strong preference for Charlotte, NC (301 S. College St.), San Francisco, CA (45 Fremont St.), Minneapolis, MN (90 S. 7th St.), Des Moines, IA (800 Walnut St.) or Chicago, IL (10 S. Wacker Dr.), but open to other cities with a Wells Fargo Law Department office.

Required Qualifications

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

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to analyze legal issues in substantive law in area of practice and provide effective advice to clients on complex legal matters
  • 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 be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of UCC articles 3, 4 and 4A, federal banking regulations, Regulation CC, FDIC regulations, and NACHA operating rules
  • Basic knowledge of and legal experience in financial services is highly desired

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
CA-SF-South Of Market Area: 45 Fremont Street - San Francisco, CA
MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA
CA-LA-Downtown Los Angeles: 333 S Grand Avenue - Los Angeles, CA


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.