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U.S. Bank Assistant General Counsel - Data & Analytics Attorney in MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. We are committed to our purpose: we invest our hearts and minds to power human potential. Part of this commitment, and one of our core values, is the creation of a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. We are proud that U.S. Bank has been recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, and has been named the #1 Most Admired Superregional Bank by Fortune magazine.


Successful candidates for positions in the U.S. Bank Law Division consistently provide excellent advice and guidance to clients and colleagues, on a variety of legal matters. They build trusting relationships that allow the business to make well-informed decisions. They work to attract, retain, and develop great people in an inclusive environment where each person is valued for the distinct skills and attributes they bring to the group. Meaningful collaboration, participation in the community, and investment in the development of the Law Division are all expected from candidates.

The U.S. Bank Law Division is seeking an experienced attorney to join the Privacy and Data Strategy team to support the enterprise Data & AnalyticsProgram . This attorney will provide legal support to the Program’s key constituents: Enterprise Strategy & Analytics, Data & AI Technologies, and Enterprise Data Governance. This attorney will provide legal advice on the collection, sharing and use of data in support of the data and analytics platform and capabilities and the use of analytics for customer service, product development, decision making and regulatory reporting. The position offers candidates a career with exposure to a variety of legal issues, while working with various departments and individuals at U.S. Bank to serve as a trusted legal and business advisor.


  • Guiding the alignment of data,insights and analytics policy and administration with relevant legal,regulatory, industry and ethical guidelines, both domestically andinternationally.

  • Informing the strategy, developmentand use of personal and commercial data and analytics products with sound legalcounsel aligned to the enterprise business strategy.

  • Serving as a trusted advisor toteams using tools and techniques for data analytics, modeling, algorithmdevelopment, machine learning, artificial intelligence, data mining andvisualization for a wide variety of use cases, including support to digitalmarketing initiatives.

  • Supporting the AI Center ofExcellence and promoting the ethical use of data and technology as a partner tothe Global Ethics Office, Enterprise Strategy & Analytics, Enterprise DataGovernance, and the Data & AI Tools Infrastructure Team.

  • Advising on complex data issues associatedwith the procurement of technology and engagement with vendors and partners.

  • Providing legal advice to theenterprise compliance and risk organization on the development and administrationof controls on data quality, governance, interoperability and sources toeffectively manage risk associated with the use of data and analytics.

  • Coordinate with counsel to the ChiefDigital Office and business line counsel on digital platforms, businesscustomer data rights, and cross-business data sharing issues.



  • Lawdegree

  • Licensedin good standing to practice law in at least one jurisdiction

  • Tenor more years of experience as an attorney in a law firm or in-house corporate environment

  • Threeor more years of experience in domestic and international privacy law

  • Threeor more years of management experience PREFERRED EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

  • In-depth knowledge of domestic andinternational privacy and data protection laws and regulations

  • Experience working with dataanalytics, data governance, enterprise architecture and information security teamsto identify and resolve risks associated with the collection, use, sharing, retentionand disposal of data

  • Ability to assess risks and providethoughtful advice in a fast-paced environment

  • Comfort withand interest in working on a variety of legal matters of varying complexity

  • Familiarity with Privacy by Designand related concepts

  • Demonstrated proficiency workingcollaboratively to deliver results

  • Technical fluency in approachingcomplex data infrastructure and systems

  • Strong commercial contracting skills

  • Ability to work with minimalsupervision and exercise independent judgment and discretion

  • Ability to work across business linesat senior levels to influence and effect change to achieve common goals

  • Excellent written, oral andinterpersonal communication skills

  • Strong commitment to client service

Successful candidates for a position in the U.S. Bank Law Division will support U.S. Bank’s core values , which guide what we do every day:

  • We do the right thing.

  • We power potential.

  • We stay a step ahead.

  • We draw strength from diversity.

  • We put people first.

Job: Legal

Primary Location: Minnesota-MN-Minneapolis

Shift: 1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week: 40

Requisition ID: 200020948

Other Locations: United States

U.S. Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.