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Paralegal 2 - ERISA

Wells Fargo

in Minneapolis MN

Our next big investment is in you

Let’s talk about taking your career to new heights   

You have a proven track record of success but you’re looking for more. More responsibility. More challenges. At Wells Fargo you’ll find that opportunity. You’ll join a team of people who are smart and share your values. You can enjoy a diverse career as you learn and grow your capabilities across our multiple lines of business. Our supportive environment can help you make a difference within the company and the communities we serve. Visit our career site at and let’s start a conversation about your future.

Wells Fargo & Company, a diversified financial services company, is seeking a retirement plan/IRA specialist to join the Law Department in Minneapolis.  This position will provide paralegal support for the Law Department attorneys supporting these areas.

The paralegal researches issues and matters involving ERISA and employee benefits law.  This may involve complex and detailed research, document review, and factual investigations.  Responsibilities include research and advice with respect to pension plans, 401(k) plans, and other retirement plans; review of communication and marketing materials, assisting with powers of attorney, divorce decrees, and beneficiary disputes; monitoring applicable legislative and regulatory developments; and occasional IRA work. 

 Required Qualifications             

  • 3+ years of paralegal experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Ability to work independently, proactively, innovatively, and creatively while exercising sound judgment
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills

Other Desired Qualifications

  • Prefer 3 or more years of experience working with qualified retirement plans and IRAs with a working knowledge of ERISA and other applicable laws.

Job Expectations

  • Paralegal certification may be required in some states


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. © 2016 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.  All rights reserved. Member FDIC.

How to Apply

Apply online using this link: and search Job ID # 5354286

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