1+ months

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Columbus, OH 43215
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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.


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 and Consumer Banking, and associated operations teams.


The candidate selected for this position will join the CCB Control Function Legal team (“CFL”).  CFL provides legal support to the CCB control functions, including: Controls Management, Compliance, Risk and Audit.  Within CFL, the CCB Legal Obligations and Change Management Support team (LOCS) is responsible for monitoring, analyzing, reporting and advising on changes in laws and regulations applicable to CCB.  It also supports the firm’s infrastructure and processes for documenting legal obligations and connecting those obligations to the policies, procedures and other governing documents that facilitate compliance with the obligations.  LOCS leads significant cross-functional collaboration with other legal teams and with control functions, senior business leaders and regulators. The selected candidate will be part of the team responsible for identifying and analyzing impactful laws, regulations and legal developments, communicating updates to key stakeholders and driving documentation of legal changes and legal obligations in the firm’s system of record.  The environment is fast-paced, often requiring prompt attention to matters in order to ensure the firm stays in compliance with the complex, rapidly-evolving laws and regulations that apply to the highly regulated banking industry.  The candidate will also be responsible for providing legal advice and counsel to the CCB control functions on various consumer protection laws, regulatory requirements and the corresponding firm policies and procedures. 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Monitor legal and regulatory developments impacting CCB and advise legal colleagues and control partners on the relevance and potential impact of the developments.
  • Draft clear, concise summaries of legal developments, highlighting key impacts for legal and business colleagues.
  • Collaborate with and advise legal colleagues and other business and controls stakeholders regarding legal and regulatory issues impacting CCB.
  • Analyze legal obligations documented in the firm’s system of record and advise whether and how they impact CCB businesses/products or the legal function.
  • Assist CCB lawyers in drafting and maintaining legal obligations in the firm’s system of record.
  • Participate in the design, implementation and enhancement of regulatory change management processes and associated documentation.
  • Maintain and edit content in reports of monitored developments and legal obligation inventory.
  • Develop metrics and reporting for senior management on the status and progress of the regulatory change management process and legal obligation documentation in the firm’s system of record.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities to support CFL as needed, including advice and counsel to the control functions (Controls, Compliance, Risk and Audit) and other special projects.

  • 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

  • 5 years of post-JD practicing experience


Required Skills

  • Excellent legal research and analysis skills.  Experience with Westlaw or similar services preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A team player who can collaborate and communicate effectively with attorneys and other business and controls professionals.

  • Strong analytical thinker who is detail-oriented, practical and skilled at issue spotting and problem solving.

  • Self-starter who is able to work independently, takes ownership of responsibilities and projects, is results-oriented and flexible.

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask, prioritize and drive deliverables in a fast-paced, complex business environment.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience or interest in consumer banking/lending, financial services regulations and/or financial services litigation.

  • Knowledge of the U.S. litigation process, U.S. state legislative and regulatory process.

  • Regulatory, government or compliance experience.

  • Technological mindset and/or background is a plus.

  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills.

  • Spanish language proficiency.

Req #: 200000064
Location: Columbus, OH US
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

Keyword: consumer%20banking


Posted: 2020-01-20 Expires: 2020-03-22

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