JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management. The firm has approximately 250,000 employees worldwide in multiple jurisdictions and has one of the largest benefit plans in the United States.
The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Corporation and is organized by Practice Groups that conform to the organization of the Firm’s lines of business and corporate staff areas. This structure encourages legal teams to communicate legal and regulatory changes to the businesses and staff areas and for the lines of business and staff areas to communicate business developments that have legal or regulatory implications to the legal teams in a timely manner.
The Human Resources Law team currently has a vacancy for an attorney. Chicago is the preferred location, but New York candidates with strong credentials will considered.
This attorney position will oversee a docket of employment cases at various stages from threatened litigation through trial, in various jurisdictions, arising primarily out of the Consumer & Community Banking business. In most cases, you will manage outside counsel. In certain instances, however, you may litigate matters in-house without the assistance of outside counsel.
As an employment lawyer working in this group, you will also provide legal counsel and strategic advice to the firm on employment law and related matters, and prepare and review human resources policies, procedures, agreements and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management.