Wells Fargo Counsel 4-Consumer Lending-FCRA in Des Moines, Iowa
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Wells Fargo is seeking a senior level attorney for a position supporting our consumer credit and deposit bureau-related functions and reporting activities across our consumer lending products. The individual selected will join a growing team of legal professionals on a Consumer Lending enterprise-wide team playing a critical role in improving our customer experiences and managing risk and overseeing Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) data usage across the company.
The Role. We are seeking a senior attorney to join the team of attorneys supporting our consumer lending business. This attorney will provide legal counsel on all aspects of credit reporting. The position will report to the Managing Counsel overseeing day-to-day legal affairs with respect to the Consumer Lending and Consumer Banking business.
The role can be located in Dallas\Fort Worth, TX, Charlotte, NC, Des Moines, IA or Minneapolis, MN.
Provide key, senior legal support to Consumer Lending Shared Services Leaders in the Deposit & Credit Bureau Management Office.
Provide substantive and practical legal advice on the application of a variety of laws and regulations, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, Regulation V and state credit reporting provisions.
Foster an environment that ensures strong communication and cooperation across the business, Compliance, Risk and Audit to facilitate transparency, balance and credible challenge.
Sustain a strong risk culture that identifies and provides oversight and escalation of existing and emerging compliance and/or risk issues across business groups, legal entities, geographies, and jurisdictions; and ensure that escalated risk issues receive appropriate senior management attention.
Identify and analyze complex legal issues arising out of strategic initiatives as well as develop conclusions and recommend solutions while working directly with business partners.
Create a culture of excellence by proactively attracting, retaining and developing a team of talented and diverse legal professionals to support the Wells Fargo Consumer Lending business.
8+ years of experience as a practicing attorney; or 6+ years of experience as a practicing attorney and 2+ years of legal-related experience in one or a combination of the following areas: risk, compliance, contracts, government, regulatory, financial services, or technology
Active State Bar membership
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 the application of federal and state credit reporting laws and regulations, including FCRA and Reg V.
Proven ability to cultivate relationships and collaborate with multiple stakeholders and constituencies, including business leaders, legal, audit and multiple U.S. and non-U.S. regulators
Ethical integrity and proven ability to serve as a role model by reinforcing and demonstrating to your team members the core values and behavioral expectations contained in Wells Fargo's Vision, Values & Goals
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to make complex decisions and to think independently and provide credible challenge
Strong judgment, communication and leadership skills in guiding and influencing management, including senior management
Project management experience
Experience working with business personnel, legal subject matter experts and litigation and regulatory counsel to resolve escalated matters
Experience counseling business and compliance personnel concerning legal risk issues and planning and executing remediation activities
- Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
NC-Charlotte: 301 S College St - Charlotte, NC
MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN
IA-Des Moines: 800 Walnut St - Des Moines, IA
TX-Irving: 5000 Riverside Drive - Irving, TX
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: 5589749-4
Updated: 2021-07-30 00:23:15.181 UTC
Location: Des Moines,IA
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