AVP, Senior Counsel - Control Functions Legal Team

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.Columbus, OH

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co provides legal services and advice to the Firm globally. Legal is responsible for, among other things:
  • managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters
  • advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation
  • advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives
  • managing dispute resolution
  • interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto
  • advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and
  • providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions.

Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.

The Chase Consumer and Community Banking ("CCB") Regulatory, Operations and Controls Legal Team within the JPMC Legal Department was established to provide legal support to various CCB LOBs to achieve the goal of improving customer experience and bringing consistency and efficiency within a robust control environment. CCB LOBs served include Auto, Home Lending, Business Banking, Card Services and Consumer Banking, and associated operations teams.

The candidate selected for this position will join the CCB Control Function Legal team ("CFL"). CFL provides legal support to the CCB control functions, including: Oversight & Controls, Compliance, Risk and Audit. The team is also responsible for monitoring, analyzing, reporting and advising on changes in laws and regulations applicable to CCB. They lead significant cross-functional collaboration with other Legal teams and with control functions, senior business leaders and regulators. The selected candidate will be part of the team responsible for identifying, analyzing, summarizing and communicating updates regarding impactful laws, regulations and legal developments. The environment is fast-paced, often requiring prompt attention to matters in order to ensure the firm stays in compliance with the complex, rapidly-evolving laws and regulations that apply to the highly regulated banking industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor legal and regulatory developments impacting CCB and advise legal colleagues and control partners on the relevance and potential impact of the developments.
  • Draft clear, concise summaries of developments, highlighting key impacts for legal and business colleagues.
  • Participate in the design, implementation and enhancement of regulatory change management processes and associated documentation.
  • Maintain and edit reports of monitored developments.
  • Correspond and collaborate with legal colleagues and business and controls stakeholders on legal and regulatory issues impacting CCB.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities to support CFL as needed, including special research projects.

  • 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
  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment
  • 3-5 years of experience in legal practice.

Required Skills
  • Excellent legal analysis and research and skills. Experience with Westlaw or similar services preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • A team player who can collaborate and communicate effectively with attorneys and other business and controls professionals.
  • Strong analytical thinker who is detail-oriented, practical and skilled at issue spotting and problem solving.
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently, takes ownership of responsibilities and projects, is results-oriented and flexible.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask, prioritize and drive deliverables in a fast-paced, complex business environment.

Preferred Skills:
  • Experience or interest in consumer banking/lending, financial services regulations and/or financial services litigation.
  • Knowledge of the U.S. litigation process, U.S. state legislative and regulatory process.
  • Regulatory, government or compliance experience.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Technological mindset and/or background is a plus.

The location of this position is Columbus, OH.

JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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