Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Asset Management Institutional Americas - VP


: $58,215.00 - $90,790.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Legal

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, and asset
management. The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for
providing legal services to the Corporation and is organized by Practice Groups
that generally conform to the Corporation's lines of business and corporate
staff areas. This structure facilitates
the communication of legal and regulatory changes by the legal team to the
businesses and the communication by the LOBs of business developments to the
legal teams in a timely manner.
Chase is seeking an attorney with at least five years experience to provide
legal support for JPMorgan s Asset Management business ( AM ), with significant responsibility for negotiating investment
management agreements with U.S. and non-U.S. corporate clients, sovereign wealth
funds, central banks, financial intermediaries, ERISA plans, governmental
pension plans, endowments, foundations and other institutional clients and
support for AM s institutional funds platform.

Duties & Responsibilities
Provide expert legal and regulatory advice in
connection with AM s institutional separate account business. This includes working closely with
Client Advisers, Portfolio Managers and Client Account Managers to negotiate
investment management agreements, fund subscription agreements and other
account-opening documents with institutional clients, especially U.S. public
plan clients.Provide legal support in connection with AM s
institutional fund platform, working closely with Product Development,
Sales and Portfolio Managers on the launch of new funds and on-going support
for the existing funds (including private 3(c)(7) funds and
bank-maintained collective investment trusts). Support for Global Trading Agreements Group in
connection with review and negotiation of trading ISDAs, MFSTAs, Prime
Brokerage Agreements and other trading agreements. Advice in
connection with general U.S. securities laws, including the Investment Advisers
Act, ERISA, CFTC regulations, Dodd-Frank Act, the Bank Holding Company Act and applicable
OCC regulations. Support for various additional and special projects. Partner with Product teams, Compliance, Controls and
Risk leadership to support business objectives and well-run, controlled
and compliant operations. Partner with colleagues across the Legal Department,
including teams in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
JD or educational
equivalent required. Attorney
candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements prior
to commencement of employment.5+ years of
post-JD legal practicing experience. Top-tier law firm
experience preferred.The ideal
candidate will have demonstrable asset management expertise. The confidence
and interpersonal and networking skills necessary for effective interaction
with business clients at all levels, other parts of the firm and external
parties. Strong
analytical, organizational, communication and negotiating skills.All candidates
for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of
interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment. * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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