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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Chicago, IL 60602
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Legal- VP, Assistant General Counsel- Control Functions Legal Team- CCB Legal

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.

Consumer and Community Banking Legal - The Chase Consumer and Community Banking (“CCB”) Regulatory, Operations and Controls Legal Team within the JPMC Legal Department was established to provide legal support to various CCB LOBs to achieve the goal of improving customer experience and bringing consistency and efficiency within a robust control environment.  CCB LOBs served include Auto, Home Lending, Business Banking, Card Services, Consumer Banking, and associated operations teams.


Control Function Legal (CFL) - The candidate selected for this position joins the CCB Control Function Legal team (“CFL”).  The CFL team provides cross line of business legal support to the CCB Control Functions:  Controls Management, Compliance, Risk and Audit for all CCB LOBs. The team leads significant cross-functional collaboration with other legal teams and with control functions, senior business leaders and regulators. Additionally, the CFL team provides legal support to CCB Strategy.


The CFL team seeks an experienced attorney to provide the CCB Control Functions independent advice and counsel on a myriad of consumer protection laws, regulatory requirements and corresponding Firm policies and procedures.    

Job Responsibilities

  • Supporting and collaborating with senior CCB Control Function, CCB Strategy and LOB Legal partners

  • Providing legal support to committees and forums involving the CCB Control Functions

  • Reviewing and advising on documentation provided by the CCB Control Functions to the regulators

  • Partnering with the businesses, Control Functions and legal colleagues to evaluate, develop and implement consistent and strategically sound policies, practices and procedures and drive other strategic changes and initiatives

  • Summarizing and advising on legal changes and developments impacting CCB Control Function partners

  • Providing independent legal advice to CCB Control Functions concerning laws and regulatory requirements

  • Ensuring clear and open communication between Legal and the CCB Control partners

  • Supporting CCB Strategy on day-to-day matters and providing legal advice on presentation materials for Firmwide events such as Investor Day

  • Conducting CCB legal review of the Firm’s financial statements and public filings

  • Supporting special projects as needed


  • 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.

  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.

  • Must have at least 5 years of post-JD practicing experience with litigation/compliance/regulatory experience; consumer financial services experience preferred


    Required Skills:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated executive/professional presence with the ability and willingness to present to senior business, functional and legal leaders

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to drive complex projects across multiple lines of business

  • Team player who can effectively collaborate within the legal department and across business/functional groups and build strong working relationships

  • Analytical and strategic thinker who is skilled at issue spotting and problem solving

  • Self-starter who takes end to end ownership of issues and projects

  • Must exercise decisive, sound judgment in a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Strong sense of honesty and ethics as an officer of the court and a representative protecting the reputation of JPMC


    Preferred Skills:

  • Experience handling a wide range of litigation matters

  • Demonstrated experience with different consumer laws (e.g., TCPA, SCRA, UDAAP, FCRA, etc.)

  • Regulatory or compliance experience

Req #: 200000636
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

Keyword: home%20lending


Posted: 2020-01-21 Expires: 2020-03-20

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