U.S. Bank Payment Systems Commercial Attorney Minneapolis, MN

Posted 2 weeks ago

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.

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 attorney to support U.S. Bank’s Corporate Payment Systems (CPS) business line.  This attorney will provide legal support related to U.S. Bank’s various corporate charge card programs, including its travel and expense card and purchasing card programs, its aviation and fleet card networks, and its freight payment solutions. 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.

Responsibilities include

  • Providing legal counsel in connection with the negotiation and drafting of contracts with U.S. Bank’s customers, vendors and partners in the charge card arena
  • Providing legal counsel to the CPS relationship managers in matters such as interpreting contract language, considering strategic alternatives, and advising on possible defaults and remedial options
  • Interpretation, application and revision of various CPS policies and procedures

The position will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  The position will report to the Associate General Counsel who serves as the team lead for the CPS legal team.


–      Law degree

–     Licensed by and in good standing with the appropriate state bar association or other appropriate state attorney licensing authority

–     In-depth knowledge of commercial contracts, financial services and the operating environment of financial institutions

–     Prior experience in the payments or card product sectors is an advantage 

–     Comfort with and interest in working on a variety of legal matters relating to cutting edge payment technologies

–     Ability to work on a diverse mix of matters with minimal supervision

–     Ability to timely exercise independent legal judgment and discretion to reach an appropriate business and risk-oriented outcome

–     Excellent written, oral and interpersonal 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.

For more information and to apply, please go to: https://usbank.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=190008971

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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