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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.
The successful candidate's principal responsibility will be to provide legal support to the Wells Fargo Securities (WFS) Municipal Products Group line of business comprised of Public Finance Investment Banking, Municipal Sales, Trading and Syndicate and Capital Strategies. The attorney filling this position will be part of the Global Capital Markets Section within the Global Commercial and Securities Division of the Legal Department of Wells Fargo. Specific responsibilities for this position include: (i) advising WFS business line and compliance in connection with WFS' role as an underwriter on municipal securities transactions, (ii) advising WFS business line and compliance on municipal sales and trading issues (iii) providing guidance with respect to municipal securities transaction related activities to ensure compliance with federal securities and tax laws and MSRB rules, and (iv) assisting WFS line of business with responses to RFPs for municipal underwriting services.
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 membership
Experience building partnerships and consulting effectively with leadership
Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities
Outstanding problem solving and decision making skills
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Other Desired Qualifications
Extensive knowledge and understanding of SEC and MSRB rules and regulations relating to municipal securities underwriting and sales and trading
Knowledge of and experience with the underwriting and distribution of municipal securities
Knowledge of federal tax laws relating to tax-exempt securities
Familiarity with municipal securities sales and trading
Familiarity with banking regulation
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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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