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Legal - Counsel, Wholesale Payments (CIB) - Associate

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Chicago, IL 60602
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Legal - Counsel, Wholesale Payments (CIB) - Associate

Req #: 190099382
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.


The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Corporation and is organized by practice groups that generally align with the Corporation’s lines of business and corporate staff areas.  This structure encourages legal teams and businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.


We are currently seeking an experienced, highly skilled lawyer for an Assistant Vice President, Counsel position to provide legal support to J.P. Morgan's Wholesale Payments business.  J.P. Morgan’s Wholesale Payments business which is part of the Corporate and Investment Bank and is one of the world’s largest providers of cash management, liquidity and escrow services.  


The position will be responsible for the negotiation of the full range of Wholesale Payments contracts with our Commercial Banking and Corporate and Investment Bank clients.  You will join a successful, well established team of professionals, and will be provided with extensive training upon joining followed by continued on the job support when needed.  The position will be located in Chicago.

  • Law school degree (JD) or educational equivalent
  • 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 three years post-admission experience with a major law firm, financial institution or judicial clerkship.
  • Familiarity with banking law and Uniform Commercial Code Articles 4 and 4A is desirable, but not required.
  • 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;
  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Strong drafting skills;
  • Ability to interact effectively with clients;
  • Strong organizational and project management skills;
  • 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 fast-paced and complex business environment;
  • Ability to work in an open plan team environment;
  • Team player, confident and proactive;
  • 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: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-07

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