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Capital Markets Counsel 3 - Equity Finance

Company: Wells Fargo
Location: New York
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionImportant 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. #LegalDeptJobsThis Capital Markets Counsel 3 (Equity Finance Attorney) position reports to the Managing Counsel of the team covering Equity Finance, Equity Derivatives, Structured Products, and Netting in the Global Capital Markets Division of the Wells Fargo Legal Department.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing legal advice and counsel to the Equity Finance business of Wells Fargo Bank, NA and its affiliates.
  • Developing strong working relationships with the Equity Finance business, with an understanding of its needs and strategic direction.
  • Working closely with senior attorneys to evaluate the legal and commercial impact of documentation terms and assist with platform development and expansion.
  • Providing regulatory, documentation, and transactional support related to margin financing products offered to clients of the Equity Finance business.
  • Representing Wells Fargo on transactions and advocacy efforts inside and outside the organization.
  • Reading, writing, analyzing, and interpreting complex documents.
  • Providing support when needed on matters outside areas of primary coverage, including enterprise initiatives.
  • Managing outside counsel support and legal expenses.
  • Following Legal Department policies and procedures in carrying out support and matter management responsibilities.Required Qualifications
    • 5+ years of legal experience with a major law firm, securities regulatory agency or in-house law department; including 3+ years of representing firms in capital markets and investment banking activities
    • Active State Bar membershipDesired Qualifications
      • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
      • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
      • Experience building partnerships and consulting effectively with leadership
      • Outstanding problem solving and decision making skills
      • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
      • Project management experienceOther Desired Qualifications
        • Demonstrated ability to provide research, counsel and guidance on complex legal questions or inquiries
        • Ability to analyze legal issues in substantive law in area of practice, provide effective advice to clients on routine legal matters
        • Proven success in building strong strategic alliances with clients in a line of businessDisclaimer
          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 SummaryBenefits Visit for benefits information.

Keywords: Wells Fargo, New York , Capital Markets Counsel 3 - Equity Finance, Legal , New York, New York

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