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Legal- Assistant General Counsel- US Private Bank- VP

Req #: 180014516
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Job Category: Legal
Job Description:
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 Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of 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 and businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Support and advise the U.S. Private Bank business with respect to consumer and commercial lending transactions, including negotiating and drafting modifications to the business’s standard loan documents and advising lenders, client-facing teams, underwriters and risk officers, as well as providing part-time support to the U.S. Private Bank mortgage origination business in a similar capacity. 
  • Partner with other Private Bank lawyers, as well as colleagues in other lines of business, to support and help drive Private Bank and cross-LOB projects and initiatives.
  • Support the U.S. Private Bank business, and partner with Compliance colleagues, regarding all laws and regulations governing the business (including, for example, Regulations B, U, W, and Z, as well as aspects of Dodd-Frank and other applicable federal and state laws).
  • A minimum of five years’ practicing experience post-JD, with experience documenting, and advising financial institutions or other lenders with respect to lending transactions, including experience negotiating and drafting notes, mortgages, security agreements, loan/credit agreements, and related documents. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication, time management, interpersonal and organizational skills, a willingness to handle multiple responsibilities and an understanding of the need to escalate issues in a fast-paced, high profile and rapidly evolving environment.
  • Familiarity with UCC Article 9 and/or real property law.
  • Familiarity with wealth management business a plus.
  • Experience with federal laws and regulations pertaining to banks and lending products.
  • Demonstrated leadership, problem solving and project management skills, judgment and character.
  • Ability to be an active and engaged member of a team.
  • 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. 
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