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Wells Fargo Counsel 3, Hedging Review in Irving, Texas

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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.

Wells Fargo & Company is seeking an experienced attorney to join the Hedge Review legal team. This position reports to the Managing Counsel of the team covering Commodities, Foreign Exchange, Institutional Derivatives, Special Entities and Hedge Reviews of the Global Capital Markets Division of the Wells Fargo Legal Department.

Primary responsibilities will involve coordinating and communicating with cross-disciplinary teams of attorneys, documentation partners, credit, and line of business clients to identify and review lending documents to confirm capacity and authority to enter into hedging transactions and security therefor (where applicable), and evidencing that review in a hedge review memo. Independently develops and renders opinions, consults with, and advises clients on commercial, legal and regulatory matters. Works closely with senior leaders to evaluate the legal and commercial impact of major decisions where applicable law, regulations, or facts are unclear, controversial, or conflicting. Reads, writes, analyzes, and interprets complex documents. Analyzes and reviews internal policies, standards, and procedures, and provides advice on required documentation enhancements. Manages outside counsel support and legal expense. Follows Legal Department policies and procedures in carrying out support and matter management responsibilities.


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

  • Experience with derivatives documentation and lending agreements, including guaranties and security agreements, strongly preferred.

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 550 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC

CA-SF-Financial District: 333 Market St - San Francisco, CA

NY-New York: 150 E 42nd St - New York, NY

IL-Chicago: 10 S Wacker Drive - Chicago, IL

MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN

IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA

TX-Irving: 5000 Riverside Drive - Irving, TX

MO-Saint Louis: 1 N Jefferson Ave - Saint Louis, MO


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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Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5582705-5

Updated: 2021-06-16 01:44:32.321 UTC

Location: Irving,TX