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U.S. Bank Corporate Counsel 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. 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.

Job DescriptionU.S. Bank is seeking an attorney to join the Law Division’s Wealth Management & Investment Services legal team to support U.S. Bank’s Investment Services businesses, primarily supporting the Global Fund Services (GFS) business, which provides services to global asset managers including fund administration, accounting, and transfer agency. This role will work with all areas of the GFS business line to provide legal advice and interpretation in a variety of areas including client contract and transfer agent support, securities regulation, licensing, and operations. Individual will also negotiate partner product contracts and support governance activities related to GFS.

Primary responsibilities include: - Preparing, reviewing, and negotiating client contracts and other legal documents or requirements with a focus on conforming to federal regulatory requirements and company policies. - Providing support for Transfer Agent activities including reviewing and advising on account processing and contested claims related to an account. - Providing corporate governance support for global entities engaged in GFS activities. - Assessing risks and providing advice concerning various issues and agreements arising within key operations of the companies and the corresponding administrative functions. - Providing training to company employees on legal requirements for conducting the GFS business. - Reviewing and coordinating activities of outside counsel within assigned areas of responsibility. - Reviewing documents and electronic discovery in response to third-party subpoenas. - Assisting with regulatory and internal reviews, exams, and audits. - Assisting with drafting and maintaining policies and procedures. - Maintaining current knowledge of applicable federal and state laws and regulations and monitoring regulatory developments to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance. - Helping team to properly prioritize our legal advisory responsibilities, and then be effective, efficient and practical in accomplishing them.

This position offers candidates a career with exposure to a variety of legal issues, and the opportunity to work with diverse businesses at U.S. Bank while serving as a trusted legal and business advisor. We value independent workers and applicants who have a pragmatic approach to practicing corporate law within a diverse group of affiliates.

This position is expected to be located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, or St. Paul, Minnesota, although other locations will be considered; is a hybrid position comprising both in office and remote work; and reports to the Chief Counsel for Global Fund Services.

Basic Qualifications - Law degree - Licensed by and in good standing with the appropriate state bar association or other appropriate state attorney licensing authority

Preferred Skills/Experience - Three or more years of law firm or in-house experience as a practicing lawyer - Securities regulatory experience desired - Experience with contract drafting, review and negotiation desired - Familiarity with fiduciary activities and principles helpful - Strong analytical skills - The ability to work independently - Comfort with and interest in working on a variety of legal matters - Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills - Strong commitment to client service

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.

In the U.S. Bank Law Division, we honor those values through our mission: “we guide our clients to remarkable results with expert legal counsel.” Our commitment is evident in the work we do, not only for the Bank, but for our communities. The Law Division has received several awards for its pro bono contributions, including the Minnesota Corporate Pro Bono Council’s “Excellence in Pro Bono Award,” and we encourage our legal professionals to contribute time and expertise to pro bono work as part of their role. In addition, the Law Division has been recognized for its leadership and engagement in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants.

Benefits: Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visiting usbank.com/careers.

EEO is the Law Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal EEO is the Law poster.

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Due to legal requirements, U.S. Bank requires that the successful candidate hired for some positions be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to a medical condition, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For these positions, as part of the conditional offer of employment, the successful candidate will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or approval for an accommodation or exemption upon hire.

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.

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