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Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Card Legal - VP

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Chicago, IL 60602
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Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Commercial Card Legal - VP

Req #: 190073644
Location: Chicago, IL, 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 $2.6 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.


JPMorgan’s Legal Department seeks an experienced, highly skilled lawyer who can provide legal support as Vice President & Assistant General Counsel to J.P. Morgan's Wholesale Payments business, specifically the Commercial Card division, within the Corporate and Investment Bank. J.P. Morgan’s Wholesale Payments business is one of the world’s largest providers of cash management, liquidity and escrow services.


The position will entail the provision of legal support on a wide range of issues within Commercial Card, including:

- Advising the business on key legal/regulatory issues.

- Providing legal analysis in relation to new business initiatives and assisting in the development and implementation of new products and services.

- Drafting and negotiating Commercial Card documentation.

- Collaborating with business teams and Legal and Compliance colleagues and other control functions to address and resolve complex issues and develop policies, procedures and training materials to advance the objectives of the business.

- Instructing and supervising external counsel, as required, on transactional matters and bespoke advice, including the review and analysis of legal opinions.


The role will be located in Chicago and will include collaboration with the Wholesale Payments Global Legal Team.



- US law school degree (JD)

- Attorney's legal licensing must be in compliance with the regulations of the local jurisdiction where the attorney will work prior to commencement of employment.

- A minimum of seven years post-admission practicing experience with a major law firm, financial institution or judicial clerkship.

- Familiarity with privacy law, data security, marketing, intellectual property and/ or experience with a credit card issuer preferred.

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


The successful candidate will have the following personal attributes:

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

- Excellent negotiation and drafting skills;


- Strong organizational and project management skills;

- Attention to detail;

- Proven ability to independently identify issues, analyze problems and provide viable solutions;

- Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, manage complex projects and multitask successfully in a fast-paced and complex business environment;

- Ability to work in an open plan team environment;

- Team player, confident and proactive, with an up-beat, “can-do” attitude;

- Ability to interact effectively with clients;

- Ability to think outside the box and focus on key points; and

- Ability to exercise good judgment and work accurately under pressure.

Keyword: consumer%20banking


Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-12-20

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