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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 executive compensation attorney to join its Legal Department. Responsibilities include research and providing legal advice with respect to the design, governance, implementation, and ongoing administration of equity compensation and other non-qualified benefit plans, such as deferred compensation, employee stock ownership, and incentive compensation plans, including benefit plan prospectuses. Additional responsibilities include: (i) assisting with regulatory compliance requirements and management of legal and operational risk, and (ii) providing advice on compensation-related laws and regulations.
2+ years of experience as a practicing attorney
Active State Bar membership
Ability to research law and regulations and develop advice with respect to complex legal issues using public as well as company websites and databases
Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Experience preparing legal memoranda for senior attorneys and business leaders
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 nonqualified and incentive compensation plans of publicly traded companies on executive compensation matters
Understanding of executive compensation-related laws and regulations
Detail oriented, able to analyze, and develop and execute solutions to complex legal issues
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
Ability to travel up to 5% of the time
The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.
NC-Charlotte: Min: $88,200 Mid: $126,000
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.
Internal Number: 5553174-1
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, investment and mortgage products and services, as well as consumer and commercial finance, through 7,400 locations, more than 13,000 ATMs, the internet (wellsfargo.com) and mobile banking, and has offices in 32 countries and territories to support customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 260,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 29 on Fortune’s 2019 rankings of America’s largest corporations. News, insights and perspectives from Wells Fargo are also available at Wells Fargo Stories.
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