Legal EEO Consultant

Wells Fargo Des Moines, IA

About the Job

Job Description

At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

The Law 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.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience with employment laws and policies to include experience in the review, evaluation, and response to EEO or employment claims and grievances

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Extensive legal writing experience
  • Drafting position statements and related responses
  • Attending mediations and negotiating settlements
  • Analyzing Title VII and related discrimination claims
  • JD or advanced degree

Salary Information

The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

NC-Charlotte: Min: $67,500 Mid: $95,000
MN-Minneapolis: Min: $67,500 Mid: $95,000
IA-Des Moines: Min: $67,500 Mid: $95,000
MO-Saint Louis: Min: $67,500 Mid: $95,000


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.