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Legal - Senior Counsel - Discovery Response - AVP

Req #: 170123402
Location: Brooklyn, NY, 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.


The QC Attorney is responsible for ensuring that all sworn documents executed by the Discovery Response Analysts comply with the Sworn Document Execution Policy and Procedures. The sworn documents are executed in active foreclosure related litigation and title litigation.  The QC Attorney will primarily be charged with reviewing sworn documents and supporting documents for errors or misapplication of guidelines as well as other special projects as needed.  In this function, the QC Attorney works very closely with colleagues in the Legal Department and outside counsel to assess accuracy of information as well as responsiveness to Discovery Requests in order to help Chase defend the lawsuit.  The QC Attorney must perform extensive systematic and process related loan account research.  The QC Attorney must be extremely detail oriented, able to multi task and meet deadlines.  The QC Attorney must also know how to prioritize their work and appropriately escalate issues requiring special attention.  Failure to do so could result in significant losses to the investor and/or to Chase. The QC Attorney must be able to achieve positive results while dealing in a high volume, stressful environment. The QC Attorney must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.  A strong command and deep knowledge of the foreclosure process and all related processes is essential. Litigation experience and legal training are required.

  • JD and bar membership required
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in litigation environment
  • Minimum of one (1) years experience in mortgage servicing environment, preferably within an area of customer service research and/or legal, foreclosure and bankruptcy or related fields, i.e., law firm, title company
  • Familiarity with litigation related documents (pleadings, affidavits, etc.) and litigation process, gained through work experience
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills, with a proven record of exercising sound judgment
  • Computer software knowledge, preferably Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must
  • 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

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