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Legal - Paralegal III - Commercial Litigation

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Chatsworth, CA 91311
  • Job Code
    190073855

Legal - Paralegal III - Commercial Litigation

Req #: 190073855
Location: Chatsworth, CA, 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 http://www.jpmorganchase.com/.

 

The JPMorgan Chase Legal Department is responsible for providing 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, businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.

 

The Litigation Department, part of the JPMorgan Chase Legal Department, is a dynamic group of legal professionals that provides legal advice concerning existing and threatened litigation involving JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its subsidiaries.  This position will focus on litigation, pre-litigation, transactional and administrative matters involving the firm’s Commercial Banking line of business. The Litigation Department works with Commercial Banking business and transactional in-house lawyers, and across lines of business to assist the business in identifying, assessing, understanding, and minimizing litigation and other areas of risk to the firm. 


We seek a skilled paralegal familiar with all aspects of litigation, document preparation, and general legal support, including assistance with locating and analyzing documents and information related to pending matters, assistance with responding to discovery, including analyzing discovery requests and researching customer relationships, customer files, documents, correspondence and other media to identify discoverable information, processing settlements, assistance with internal reporting regarding pending litigation and other issues, maintenance of data bases and SharePoint sites, opening and closing files, transactional support, and other legal and litigation related tasks.  With attorney oversight, responsibilities also include handling smaller matters, including researching, analyzing, negotiating and reaching a resolution through settlement or hearing. A successful candidate is a self-starter who requires minimal supervision and has the ability to handle and prioritize competing time demands.


  • Minimum of 5-7 years paralegal/litigation related experience
  • Real estate and/or financial institution experience preferred
  • Strong PC skills (knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis preferred
  • Knowledge of general office and administrative support procedures
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Tact and good judgment in handling confidential information
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally at all levels, including with senior management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including excellent telephone etiquette
  • Skills in negotiation and critical thinking preferred
  • High level of dependability
  • Paralegal certificate preferred
  • All candidates for roles in the Legal Department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment
  • To be considered for this role, you may be required to complete a video interview powered by HireVue

 


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Posted: 2019-09-20 Expires: 2019-10-24

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