Job Vacancy VP, Assistant General Counsel – Business Banking JPMorgan Chase

Job title: VP, Assistant General Counsel – Business Banking

Company: JPMorgan Chase

Job description: Job Description:

VP, Assistant General Counsel – Business Banking


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, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management

Business Banking is a line of business within Consumer and Community Banking serving 3.8 million customers in 48 states. Business Banking is the leading bank for small businesses in our key markets, providing deposit and cash management services, payment solutions, and a broad array of lending products to meet our clients’ needs. We provide these services through relationship bankers, branch and digital channels.

This position will be an integral member of the Business Banking Legal team that supports the Government and Not for Profit (GNP) segment and cash management products, advises on commercial lending transactions, deposit account matters and escalations, regulatory matters and will provide assistance on a wide variety of projects and initiatives. The attorney will also interact with other Business Banking groups (Operations, Customer Experience, Marketing, Controls, Risk, Compliance and Product) and with legal colleagues in other lines of business on a regular basis. Candidates must have a proven record of being a trusted advisor and providing sound and practical legal counsel in complex situations and the ability to influence others to implement that advice.

The preferred locations for the position are Chicago, IL, Columbus, OH, Plano, TX and Tempe, AZ.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Advise on lending and non-lending products offered by Business Banking to Government and Not for Profit clients.
  • Support cash management products.
  • Provide general transactional support to the business, including review of commitments, proposal letters and bids, negotiating bank forms and custom documents with borrowers’ and issuers’ counsel, and advising bank counsel on firm policies and procedures.
  • Advise business regarding deposit account matters and escalations, wire transfers, ACH and fraud matters.
  • Partner with regulatory compliance, risk and controls partners, regarding all laws and regulations, policies and procedures impacting the business.
  • Support business initiatives including new product offerings, marketing, training, and review of policies and procedures.
  • Help drive various projects and initiatives to meet business, regulatory and Legal Department priorities.
  • Keep abreast of and regularly report on legal and regulatory changes impacting the business.


  • A minimum of 5 years relevant legal experience in commercial lending, public finance or government preferably with UCC Article 9 or real estate experience.
  • Excellent oral, written, time management, and organizational skills.
  • Proven record of successfully handling multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and project management capabilities.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with legal and non- legal clients and colleagues.
  • Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction

Knowledge and experience on the following topics is also desired (but not required):

  • Direct purchase bonds and conduit deals
  • Issues related to state and local governments including procurement laws and collateralization of public fund deposits
  • Federal laws and regulations pertaining to banks
  • UCC Articles 4, 4A, or 8 or 9
  • Nacha and other payment rules and regulations

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About Us: 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.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the “WELL Health-Safety Rating” for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm’s vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About the Team:

Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

With large, global operations, the Legal team tackles complex issues and helps shape the regulations that affect the businesses. The group is organized into practice groups that align with the lines of business and corporate staff areas, which encourages collaboration on legal, regulatory and business developments as they arise.

Expected salary:

Location: Chicago, IL

Job date: Fri, 06 May 2022 23:51:13 GMT

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