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Legal - Assistant General Counsel

Company name

JPMorgan Chase & Co,

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Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 20,2018

Posted on

Mar 28,2018
Practice Area
Finance >> Finance - Banking
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Legal - Assistant General Counsel The candidate will advise and counsel bankers on structuring and documenting a variety of credit and banking transactions. Will provide transactional support, including the review, negotiation and drafting of credit and collateral documentation, confidentiality agreements, indicative term sheets and other proposals, commitment letters, amendments and waivers. Advise, in conjunction with Special Credits Legal, on troubled credit situations, waivers, amendments and forbearance agreements. Identify and mitigate risks (legal, operational, reputational and other). Review and guide clients on reputational risk issues, in standard and high risk industries. Participate on cross line of business projects on a variety of subjects, including the building of policies and procedures on new regulations and amendments or new interpretations to existing regulations. Provide legal interpretations of regulations and guidance on their applicability to Middle Market Banking (such as, Know-Your Customer, OFAC and anti-money laundering compliance; banking regulatory compliance such as anti-tying; Reg. U, conflicts of interest, information-sharing, confidentiality and privacy). Counsel Wholesale Lending Services staff on documenting, booking and servicing of loans and on forms, policies, procedures and job aids. Advise, in conjunction with Treasury Services Legal, on the negotiation and exception approval on deposit and cash management documentation. Review proposed new or modified products, businesses, practices and procedures, and identify any legal and regulatory issues. Prepare and update standard commercial loan documentation and procedures. Provide training for underwriters, bankers, operational staff, and customer support staff on legal issues. Manage outside counsel.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have JD degree with 5+ years of relevant commercial finance transactions legal experience at a law firm and/or in-house legal department at a large bank or other financial services company. Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in Illinois or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of Illinois are needed. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are needed. Knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for commercial banking businesses is strongly preferred.

Additional info

Req #: 180032336

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
JPMorgan Chase & Co,
1 Bank 1 Plaza
Chicago, IL 60670
Phone: 800-992-7169

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