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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Columbus, OH 43215
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Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Business Banking - VP

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional, and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.


The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co provides legal services and advice to the Firm globally. Legal is responsible for, among other things:


• managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters

• advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation

• advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives

• managing dispute resolution

• interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto

• advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and

• providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions.


Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.


This position provides an opportunity to be an integral member of the legal team that supports Business Banking.  The successful candidate will support Business Banking’s loan centers (closers and underwriters) and customer-facing bankers with respect to commercial lending transactions in the US, and will also interact with other Business Banking groups (Operations, Customer Experience, Marketing, Controls, Risk, Compliance and Product).  Candidates must have a proven record of providing sound and practical legal counsel in complex situations and the ability to influence others to implement that advice.


The preferred location for the position is either Columbus, OH or Plano, TX. 

  • Support and advise the bank’s lending activities under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 7a, Express and 504 loan programs.
  • Support the business, and partner with Compliance colleagues, regarding all laws and regulations governing the business with an emphasis on Fair Lending and Regulation B as well as aspects of Dodd-Frank and other applicable federal and state laws)
  • Support and advise the business with respect to commercial lending transactions, including negotiating and drafting loan documents and modifications to the business’s standard loan documents and advising loan closers, customer-facing bankers, underwriters and risk officers.  
  • Support and advise the business with respect to deposit account issues, including wire transfers, ACH and fraud matters. 
  • Advise the business with respect to new products and pricing, marketing, regulatory and related issues impacting financial institutions operating in a multi-state environment.
  • Partner with other Business Banking lawyers, as well as colleagues in other lines of business, to support and help drive Business Banking and cross-LOB projects and initiatives.

  • JD or educational equivalent required. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience of legal practicing experience documenting, and advising financial institutions and other lenders with respect to commercial loan transactions, including experience negotiating and drafting notes, mortgages, security agreements, loan/credit agreements, SNDAs, and related documents. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication, time management, interpersonal and organizational skills and a proven record of successfully handling multiple responsibilities and delegating tasks in a fast-paced, high profile and rapidly evolving environment.
  • Knowledge of UCC Article 9 and real property law.
  • Experience interpreting U.S. Small Business Administration regulations, SOPs, and other administrative guidance with respect to 7a and Express underwriting, eligibility, origination, servicing and liquidation activities.
  • Experience with federal laws and regulations pertaining to banks, deposit accounts, negotiable instrument laws, payment systems and wire transfer laws, including but not limited to ECOA, Regulation B, Fair Lending, FCRA, and applicable UDAP laws.
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and project management skills along with good judgment and character.
  • A license to practice law and be in good standing in the jurisdiction in which the attorney works (preferably Ohio or Texas).
  • Successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.

Req #: 200027888_1
Location: Columbus, OH US
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

Keyword: consumer%20banking


Posted: 2020-05-14 Expires: 2020-06-13

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