Associate General Counsel - Corporate and Securities

U.S. BankMinneapolis, MinnesotaFull TimeOn Site

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 Description

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.

U.S. Bancorp is seeking a senior attorney to join the corporate and securities law department of its in-house legal team. We are looking for an individual who can work independently but collaboratively in a fast-paced and collegial team environment. Ideal candidates will have 6 or more years of public company securities law, corporate governance and NYSE compliance experience, including at least three years working at a law firm. The individual must have demonstrated recent experience providing guidance in the areas of public company disclosure rules and considerations, Delaware corporate law, executive compensation, public offerings of securities, corporate governance, and general corporate, treasury and finance matters. The individual must be an accomplished legal draftsperson, with substantial experience drafting, reviewing and coordinating '34 Act filings, including annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and proxy statements.

Basic Qualifications
  • Law degree
  • Licensed in good standing to practice law in at least one jurisdiction

Preferred Skills/Experience
  • Advanced knowledge of operations of business unit(s), products, policies and relation to industry
  • Well-developed leadership abilities and strategic management skills
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced client management, diplomacy and people skills

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.

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.

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