Legal - Assistant General Counsel - Middle Market Banking and Specialized Industries, Commercial Banking - VP


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

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
(NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets in excess
of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in
investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and
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 Commercial Banking Legal team is
seeking an attorney experienced in commercial financing matters to join the
team as a lawyer supporting Middle Market Banking and
Specialized Industries ( MMBSI ). The position will be based in Plano,
TX or Chicago, IL.

MMBSI is a part of the
Commercial Banking line of business of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., a subsidiary
of JPMorgan Chase & Co. MMBSI serves business, municipal and
not-for-profit clients with annual revenue of $20 million to $500
million. MMBSI provides credit, cash management, capital markets and
corporate finance advisory solutions to its clients via Core Banking and
Specialized Industries teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

Advise and counsel bankers on structuring and
documenting a variety of credit and banking transactions.Provide transactional support, including
the review, negotiation and drafting of credit and
collateral documentation, confidentiality agreements, indicative term
sheets and other proposals, commitment letters, amendments and waivers.Advise, in conjunction with Special Credits Legal, on
troubled credit situations, waivers, amendments and forbearance
agreements. Identify and mitigate risks (legal, operational,
reputational and other).Review and guide clients on reputational risk issues,
in standard and high risk industries.Participate on cross line of business projects on a
variety of subjects, including the building of policies and procedures on new
regulations and amendments or new interpretations to existing regulations.Provide legal interpretations of regulations and
guidance on their applicability to Middle Market Banking (such as, Know-YourCustomer, OFAC and anti-money laundering
compliance; banking regulatory compliance such as anti-tying; Reg. B, Reg.
U, conflicts of interest, information-sharing, confidentiality and
privacy).Counsel Wholesale Lending Services staff on
documenting, booking and servicing of loans and on forms, policies, procedures
and job aids. Advise, in conjunction with Treasury Services Legal, on
the negotiation and exception approval on deposit and cash management
documentation. Review proposed new or modified products, businesses,
practices and procedures, and identify any legal and regulatory issues.Prepare and update standard commercial loan
documentation and procedures.Provide training for underwriters,
bankers, operational staff, and customer support staff on legal issues.Manage outside counsel.
Juris Doctor degree with at least 5 years of relevant
commercial finance transactions legal practicing experience at a law firm
and/or in-house legal department at a large bank or other financial
services company. Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member
in good standing in the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior
to commencement of employment or otherwise in compliance with the in-house
counsel registration rules of such jurisdiction.The strategic vision to anticipate legal issues for different
businesses and business models.The ability to prioritize work, manage a large number
of issues at one time, and interact with senior and executive management.Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for
commercial banking businesses is required.Collegial; able to maintain good relationships with
clients and colleagues.Demonstrated problem solving and project management
skills, judgment and character.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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