Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Corporate and Investment Bank, Securities Services - VP


: $110,275.00 - $90,020.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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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.

An attorney with 5-7
years of experience is needed to provide legal support to JPMorgan s Securities
Services business. J.P. Morgan Securities Services is a global leader
providing solutions and helping institutional investors optimize efficiency,
mitigate risk and enhance revenue through trust, custody and asset servicing in
more than 100 markets.

The attorney will work
closely with Securities Services on product development, complex business
transactions, implementation of new regulatory requirements and day-to-day
business support including contract drafting and negotiation. The
position entails extensive, independent contact with, and support of, senior
business personnel within Securities Services and significant opportunity for
career development. As a member of the Securities Services Global Practice
Group, the attorney will be expected to collaborate effectively with practice
group colleagues globally.

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

This position is located
in Chicago.

Providing legal guidance and expertise to the
Securities business teams including general advice and negotiation and
drafting of transaction documentation and contracts. Providing legal
guidance and support to other segment teams as needed.Providing legal support to the Collateral Management,
Trust, Custody, Fund Services, and Depository Receipts product teams.Working with the business and industry groups to assess
and implement new regulatory requirements. Reviewing regulatory disclosures and marketing
materials.Assessing legal risk, advising on such risk and reviewing
policies and procedures and process changes to mitigate risk.Participating in business and functional teams and
committees to provide legal expertise as needed.Participating in industry advocacy groups and
legislative lobbying efforts as needed.

The successful candidate
will have the following personal attributes:
Ability to understand the business needs and partner
with the business and controls partners to create solutions;Strong organizational and project management skills;Excellent verbal and written communication skills;Pragmatic with excellent business sense;Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and
business risk;Ability to interact effectively with clients;Strong negotiation skills;Strong drafting skills;Ability to think outside the box and focus on key
points; andAbility to work independently, manage complex projects
and multitask successfully in fast-paced and complex business environment.Background in providing legal services to operationally
intensive businesses is preferred.5-7 years experience with a major law firm (or
equivalent in-house experience).JD or educational equivalent required. 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. * 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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