Counsel 3 - Division Coordinator - Corporate Governance and Securities
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.
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The Law 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.
The Division Coordinator position reports directly to the Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. The position is responsible for providing a diverse range of project management, strategic initiative, analytic, communication, and operational related legal services to the Deputy General Counsel to whom it reports and to the entire Division. This is a challenging position that will work closely with senior leaders, senior lawyers, other control groups, and clients. Responsible for leading cross functional and virtual teams to strategize, plan, and execute a variety of programs, services, and initiatives that are larger in scope and complexity. Examples might include interacting with Corporate Risk and members of senior management on projects and initiatives, as well as leading projects involving process improvement and redesign or business and risk initiatives. The position will be involved in change management initiatives within the Division and Legal Department and in partnership with external constituencies. Coordinates with lawyers, paralegals, and other support staff on status tracking and progress update reports as may be necessary. Assists team in the development, documentation, and standardization of Division processes and procedures. Oversees regular and ad hoc training to attorneys, paralegals, and assistants. Coordinates team meetings, agendas, follow-ups, and manages information flow as needed or requested for the Division. Develops and maintains relationships with internal stakeholders and related groups so that the Division effectively and efficiently receive, respond to, and manage its work by aligning with appropriate subject matter experts, attorneys, paralegals, and assistants. Provides leadership to consultants and analysts in the integration/implementation of programs, services, and initiatives with cross functional business partners, recognizing the significance of competing priorities and strategies. Develops metrics and tracks and evaluates performance of programs, services, and initiatives. Provides support for the definition, development, and implementation of technology solutions within the Division in partnership with the Legal Department’s Technology and Operations group. Ensures plans and programs adhere to appropriate policies and regulations.
****** Locations may be considered for this opportunity within the Wells Fargo footprint.
- 5+ years of experience as a practicing attorney
- Active State Bar membership
- 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
- Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines