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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.
Responds to administratively filed employment claims of moderate to high risk and complexity on behalf of Wells Fargo. Primary responsibility is to analyze and respond to legal claims pending with the EEOC or related state agencies by current and former team members. Key function is to draft clear and effective position statements setting forth the company's response to the claims. Additional duties include: investigating merits of administratively filed employment claims; evaluating legal risk of claims; advising management and attorney partners of merits and risks of defense of claims; responding to written legal threats from attorneys; consulting on basic employee relations issues. May attend mediations, settlement conferences and agency conferences under the direction of an attorney. Drafts settlement documents. Participates in employment related work teams and activities within the Legal Department. Collaborates within the department and across business and staff functions to address legal and risk issues in a manner consistent with the best interests of Wells Fargo.
3+ years of legal experience or experience with employment laws and policies to include in the review, evaluation, and response to EEO or employment claims and grievances
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
Other Desired Qualifications
Experience drafting clear and effective position statements setting forth the company s response to the claims
Experience investigating merits of administratively filed employment claims and valuating legal risk of those claims
Extensive legal writing experience
Ability to travel up to 10% of the time
The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.
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.
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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