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Lead Counsel, Acquisition Finance/subscription Finance

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Company Wells Fargo Location Chicago, IL, United States



144400 to 300000

Min 5 yrs required



Sep 22, 2022

Jan 05, 2023

Aug 17, 2022


Lead Counsel, Acquisition Finance/Subscription Finance
The candidate will advise on all aspects of acquisition financings, including bridge loan transactions, in both the leveraged finance and investment grade markets and for both corporate and financial sponsor clients. Will advise on all aspects of subscription finance transactions including with respect to commitment and engagement letters, credit agreements, administrative agency issues and collateral analysis, as well as more general commercial, reputational and regulatory risks faced by the line of business. Support internal projects designed at creating efficiencies and responding to legal and regulatory changes as well as market developments. Lead complex initiatives with broad impact and act as a key participant in large-scale planning. Provides guidance to senior management on complex legal and regulatory matters with a significant impact on business initiatives, strategy, and performance. Assess the legal risk associated with all risk types and develops strategies for reducing legal exposure. Lead analysis of and response to legal, regulatory, reputational, compliance, and policy matters within the area of expertise. Identify and analyze complex legal issues, develop conclusions, and make recommendations for issue resolution. Serve as the primary legal contact for assigned clients. Collaborate within the department and across business and staff functions to address legal and risk issues in a manner consistent with the best interests of Firms. Take an active role in the development, oversight, and delegation of tasks to more junior staff. May lead initiatives of varying scope and complexity.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have 5+ years of Law experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, and education. Must have Active State Bar membership or the equivalent in a country outside the United States. Previous syndicated lending experience gained in a law firm setting or as an internal counsel at a financial institution is desired. Experience with acquisition finance (including for financial sponsors) and/or subscription finance lending is a plus. Experience analyzing legal and regulatory issues in the area of practice and providing effective counsel to clients on complex legal matters is preferred.

Min Salary/Max Salary
USD 144400 to 300000 Annually

Additional info

Ref R-197154

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wells Fargo
150 N. Michigan Ave.
Ste. 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-7524

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