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Wells Fargo Counsel 3 - Executive Compensation in New York, New York

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Important 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 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, values & goals 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.

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, is seeking an experienced executive compensation attorney to join its Legal Department. Responsibilities of the selected individual include advising senior management on the design, governance, implementation, and ongoing administration of equity compensation and other non-qualified benefit plans; compliance with SEC, NYSE and other applicable rules and regulations regarding executive compensation, including SEC registration statements, benefit plan prospectuses, and proxy statement compensation disclosures.


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

  • Demonstrated sound knowledge and experience advising senior management of publicly traded companies on executive compensation matters

  • Familiarity with NYSE and Sarbanes-Oxley compensation related requirements

  • Meaningful experience advising senior management of publicly traded companies on compensation-related disclosures, including SEC registration statements, benefit plan prospectuses, proxy statements and other public disclosure documents

  • Detail oriented, able to analyze, and develop and execute solutions to complex legal issues and comfortable advising senior management on high profile matters

  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills, a demonstrated ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines, and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues and other team members

Job Expectations

  • Ability to travel up to 5% of the time

Salary Information

To be determined

Street Address

NC-Charlotte: 301 S Tryon St - Charlotte, NC


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.

Company: Wells Fargo

Req Number: 5553189-2

Updated: 2020-11-28 21:42:35.604 UTC

Location: New York,NY