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Legal – Assistant General Counsel, Discovery Management - Vice President

Newark, DE 19711
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Legal – Assistant General Counsel, Discovery Management - Vice President

Req #: 190064944
Location: Newark, DE, US
Job Category: Legal
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 trillion and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.


The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase is responsible for the provision of legal services to the corporation and is organized by Practice Groups that conform to the organization of the firm’s lines of business and corporate staff areas.  This structure encourages legal teams to communicate legal and regulatory changes to the businesses and staff areas and for the lines of business and staff areas to communicate business developments that have legal or regulatory implications to the legal teams in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Acts as the primary point-of-contact for legal teams, advising and coordinating discovery activities.
  • Manages the day-to-day case details throughout the discovery life cycle among all the collaborating parties, including the firm’s attorneys, outside counsel, vendors and firm's internal discovery IT group.
  • Conducts early matter outreach, discovery planning, budgeting, custodian scoping, tracking, status reporting, managing to timelines and overseeing production requests.
  • Coordinates case team status conference calls, creates agendas, and meeting minutes.
  • Communicates issues to case team, manages expectations and tracks to resolution.
  • Develops a strong understanding of JPMC data sources and discovery process, including processing.
  • Manages document review on a matter level, working closely with in-house and outside counsel, document review vendors, and internal case management personnel in creating and executing discovery plans.
  • Collaborates with internal counsel on high priority matters by conducting key searches, analysing and reviewing documents, and providing summaries of critical communications and chronologies.
  • Coordinates reviews with counsel to ensure that case goals are achieved, including leveraging reporting/metrics to track and manage document reviews.
  • Collaborates with legal teams on standard review protocols and review strategies.
  • Consults with case teams to leverage and integrate technology within review process.
  • Actively participates in strategic initiatives for the legal discovery management team.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent direct experience required.
  • JD or educational equivalent required, as well as at least 5 years of practice experience post JD. 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.
  • Previous discovery experience at a consulting firm, discovery vendor, or top tier law firm strongly preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize work and effectively manage a large case load.
  • Deep understanding of discovery review platforms.
  • Experience with Technology Assisted Review (TAR) tools, workflows, and strategies.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to track multiple workstreams.
  • Exceptional analytical, time management, interpersonal, and problem solving skills.
  • Superior presentation skills required to provide status to key audiences in a concise, informative, and timely manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment. 

Keyword: consumer%20banking


Posted: 2019-07-24 Expires: 2019-08-23

For over 200 years, JPMorgan Chase & Co has provided innovative financial solutions for consumers, small businesses, corporations, governments and institutions around the world.

Today, we're a leading global financial services firm with operations servicing clients in more than 100 countries.

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