Legal - Assistant General Counsel, Merchant Services, CIB - VP


: $107,310.00 - $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 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

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 address legal, regulatory and
business developments effectively and in a timely manner. Within the Legal Department, the Wholesale Payments Global Practice Group supports the firm's Wholesale Payments business, including Merchant Services.
Merchant Services is a
global leader in merchant acquiring services. Merchant Services provides
payment processing and related services to merchants of all sizes in the United
States, Canada and the European Union. With innovative services and
products such as Chase Pay, Merchant Services is on the cutting edge of the
payments industry.

JPMorgan Chase is
currently searching for an Assistant General Counsel to support the Merchant
Services business. The position will be located in Plano, Texas and will
be heavily focused on transactional work while still involving a wide range of
general business legal work.

Negotiating and drafting material customer contracts
and other Merchant Services agreements.Coordinating with Legal Department members in other
lines of business on a variety of legal, regulatory and business matters
that may impact the business.Working closely with control and compliance officers
that support Merchant Services.Advising business leaders on legal and business risks
relating to customer support, sales, various marketing channels, product
development, marketing, credit and risk, business initiatives and other
matters.Counseling and advising the Merchant Services business
team on legal, strategic and tactical issues relating to their business.Collaborating with other functional partners to ensure
appropriate awareness and escalation of issues as they arise while being
sensitive to confidentiality restrictions.Participating in cross line of business
initiatives/practice groups as a subject matter expert on issues like
JPMC s ability to make use of certain types of data under the contract
terms negotiated with partners.
Qualifications:JD or comparable degree with 5+ years of experience practicing law post JDAttorney 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 employmentAll candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employmentStrong legal and technical drafting skillsTransactional and negotiating experienceA proven ability to comfortably operate in a fast-paced, constantly changing environmentThe confidence to be outspoken when necessaryAbility to find simple, workable solutions to complex problems.The perseverance and patience necessary to work through ambiguity and see a matter through to completionThe ability to see past the question and understand the wider strategyThe ability to think tactically to get to the best result for all partiesAbility and willingness to engage at a granular level on matters requiring long-term focus on complex commercial transactions.Prior in-house experience and/or experience with financial services transactions would be a significant plus * 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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