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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Columbus, OH 43215
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Legal - Senior Counsel - US Wealth Management - AVP

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.

Position Description

The successful candidate for this position will be a member of the U.S. Wealth Management Legal team that is responsible for supporting the Firm’s Chase Wealth Management, J.P. Morgan Securities, and You Invest LOBs.  The successful candidate will provide legal advice and support to internal U.S. Wealth Management clients, including Advisors, Sales Management, Operations, Risk, Controls, and additional clients as needed.  The candidate will work closely with colleagues on the U.S. Wealth Management Legal team and collaborate with Compliance and Risk to ensure comprehensive and effective support. 


Responsibilities will include handling escalations sent to the U.S. Wealth Management Legal team, leading a wide range of business and regulatory projects, and assisting with client issues.  The successful candidate will be organized, attentive to detail, exercise sound decision-making, and escalate issues when appropriate.  The successful candidate will have a high level of energy and the flexibility to work in a high-paced, deadline-driven organization, where timely execution of high-quality work product is expected.  The responsibilities are:

  • Working closely with others to coordinate various projects relating to regulatory requirements in the wealth management space
  • Advising the wealth management businesses on a wide range of legal issues including advisory and brokerage products, services, and operations

  • Identifying potential issues and working with appropriate business partners to provide solutions
  • Facilitating working group meetings with key stakeholders
  • Communicating with senior leadership and business partners regarding high-level legal projects and issues
  • Working on special projects outside of normal responsibilities and ability to adapt as needed.

  • At least 3 years’ practicing experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department at a large bank or other financial services company
  • Experience in broker-dealer and investment advisory matters, including knowledge of the Securities Act, Securities Exchange Act, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, Investment Company Act and FINRA rules and regulations
  • Proficient in handling a large number of issues and competing priorities in a fast paced and rapidly evolving environment
  • Ability to understand business needs and partner with key stakeholders to create solutions

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to interact effectively and professionally at all levels
  • JD Degree
  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment
  • Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction

Req #: 200022605
Location: Columbus, OH US
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

Keyword: consumer%20banking


Posted: 2020-03-26 Expires: 2020-05-03

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