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Paralegal 2 - Enterprise Global Services Paralegal

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.

This position will work with Wells Fargo's enterprise global services in sourcing and transitioning operations and technology activities to Wells Fargo in-house centers and external service providers. The position will be expected to focus on legal compliance in financial services operational risk, technology, data protection and legal and regulatory requirements related to inter-affiliate servicing relationships and service-provider relationships.


Working at the direction of supervising attorneys, the paralegal’s responsibilities and duties will include the following:

  • Working with attorneys on advising and supporting financial services professionals, operational risk managers, technology managers and project management teams by analyzing the legal and regulatory permissibility and feasibility of transitioning operations and technology activities to Wells Fargo's global locations.
  • Working on legal issues involving international service delivery of technology and telecommunications infrastructure for the company's internal business units.
  • Collaborating with attorneys on identifying, synthesizing and resolving issues in collaboration with legal, risk and compliance subject-matter experts.
  • Coordinating with global legal, compliance, operations and risk management teams across a broad enterprise in diverse time zones and supporting them in developing practical operational processes that control risk and ensure compliance.
  • Being skilled with gathering information in a fast-paced business environment, understanding business needs and goals and working with intensity toward effective, practical, and timely legal solutions.
  • Monitoring, digesting, and developing written summaries of proposed and enacted legislation, regulations, court decisions, industry guidelines, trade journals, and other relevant publications in privacy, cybersecurity, information security, and technology.
  • Developing educational and training materials for the Legal Department business client groups and other divisions of the Legal Department.
  • Providing support for development and maintenance of template contracts regarding confidentiality, privacy, and data security, and contract user guides designed for use by other legal teams within the Legal Department or clients.
  • Managing the team’s Outlook mailboxes regarding the submission of matters to the team by clients. 
  • Assisting with the administration and management of work streams.
  • Interfacing directly with attorneys, business managers and compliance and risk managers on corporate governance matters.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

This position will be located in any of the following cities: Charlotte, NC; New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA or San Francisco, CA.


Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of paralegal experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work independently, proactively, innovatively, and creatively while exercising sound judgment
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Financial Services experience
  • Governance experience

Job Expectations

  • Paralegal certification may be required in some states

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
CA-LA-Downtown Los Angeles: 333 S Grand Avenue - Los Angeles, CA
NY-White Plains: 50 Main St - White Plains, NY


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.