Lead Counsel, Technology, Digital & Innovation

Full-time 8 views
Company Wells Fargo Location Charlotte, NC, United States



Min 5 yrs required


Jun 23, 2022

Oct 06, 2022

Mar 23, 2022


Lead Counsel, Technology, Digital & Innovation
Duties: 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 significant impact on business initiatives, strategy, and performance Assess 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 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 Wells Fargo. Take an active role in the development, oversight, and delegation of tasks to more junior staff. Be knowledgeable, experienced, and proficient with legal issues and related laws and regulations in digital platforms and properties (consumer-facing digital channels, public-facing digital accessibility, etc.), and enablers (chatbots, authentication, fraud prevention), online and mobile banking, including laws related to electronic financial services (e.g., ESIGN, EFTA, TCPA, GLBA, FTC, FFIEC guidance, and ADA web accessibility), contract drafting and negotiation, drafting terms of use and online customer agreements, social media, and third-party risk management. Participate in industry trade association meetings; and preparing or assisting in the preparation of comment letters on proposed regulatory changes.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Active State Bar membership or the equivalent in a country outside the United States. 5+ years of Law experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education. Desired Qualifications: Significant expertise in legal, regulatory, and compliance issues relating to digital authentication, digital marketing and advertising, consumer and small business financial products/services, wholesale banking products/services, and innovation. Knowledge of laws, regulations, and regulatory guidance (including Federal Communications Commission Act, CAN-SPAM, COPPA) relating to electronic delivery of disclosures, web accessibility, digital authentication, data security and privacy. Broad experience with large and often enterprise-wide, global, or multinational technology and operations projects, involving a geographically diverse customer base, diverse personal technology, FinTech, and diverse levels of digital-media user experience. Ability to analyze legal and regulatory issues in area of practice and provide effective verbal and written 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.Skilled with gathering and processing information in a fast-paced business environment, understanding business needs and goals, and working with diligence and thoughtful analysis toward effective, practical, and timely legal solutions. Ability to work effectively in a complex environment with a high degree of collaboration.

Additional info

Ref. R-144392

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wells Fargo
301 South College Street Suite 4000
One Wachovia Center
Charlotte, NC 28288-0143

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