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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Chicago, IL 60602
  • Job Code
    200022720

Legal- VP, Assistant General Counsel- Human Resources Law

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.

  

The Human Resources Law team within the Litigation Department currently has a vacancy for an attorney. Chicago is the preferred location.

 

In this role, you will provide strategic legal advice on employment law with an emphasis on the evolving areas of data,  privacy, operations,  and related matters, and prepare and review human resources policies, procedures, agreements and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management. You may work with Governance, Operations and Control, sitting at the intersection of financial regulations, compensation and benefit issues, employee culture and performance standards, corporate governance and reporting in an evolving and complex environment with multiple constituencies. You will provide support through global project work, counseling and operational enhancements by offering proactive, creative, viable and scalable suggestions to minimize risk. 

 

You may also manage internal investigations and employment claims at various stages (from threatened litigation through hearing/trial) and in various jurisdictions and forums, including investigating allegations, overseeing outside counsel, providing strategy and risk assessments, and reporting on outcomes and trends.

 
  

*Consideration may be given for alternative city locations for internal candidates only. Please direct all location inquiries to the listed recruiter so they may review your request with the hiring manager.

 


Qualifications:
  • JD 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.
  • Minimum 5 years of recent, relevant and broad employment litigation experience, as well as significant advice and counsel experience in a major law firm, large in-house setting or equivalent (required)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal employment discrimination and other employment-related statutes, as well as common law employment claims (required)
  • Experience in advising on data privacy issues relating to HR (required).
  • Experience handling full range of labor and employment issues, including performance management, employee discipline, termination, severance, workplace investigations, policy development, employment agreements, FLSA, FMLA, wage and hour issues, workplace accommodations, applications, training, incentive pay, and the protection of intellectual property, trade secrets and confidential information (required)
  • Experience preparing legal documents including pleadings, discovery, motions etc. required; deposition, oral argument, hearing and trial experience (preferred);
  • Self-starter with strong organizational skills and ability to handle high volume and balance competing demands (required)
  • Ability to manage and coordinate global projects (required).
  • Ability to develop and maintain client relationships; must be an effective influencer (required)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (required)
  • Strong knowledge of eDiscovery/ESI (required)
  • High competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, LEXIS/Westlaw (required)
  • Employment litigation and counseling with financial services companies (strongly preferred)
  • Familiarity with Corporate governance  (preferred)
  • Experience with compensation design and policy  (preferred)
  • Experience advising and working on mergers, acquisitions and other transactions (preferred)
  • Project management skills and background (preferred)
  • Knowledge of collaboration tools like Sharepoint and PowerPoint, case management applications and/or customer account management applications (preferred)
  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.  
 


Req #: 200022720
Location: Chicago, IL US
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)


Keyword: consumer%20banking

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Posted: 2020-03-26 Expires: 2020-04-25

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