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Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Office Of The Corporate Secretary

Company name

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 14, 2022

Valid Through

Apr 29, 2022

Posted on

Nov 11, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Plano, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the Corporate Secretary
Duties: Managing the Firm’s subsidiary legal entities from a corporate secretary and governance perspective, including but not limited to: (i) providing advice on corporate governance matters, (ii) conducting subsidiary board meetings, (iii) preparing board and board committee agendas and materials, (iv) drafting a variety of documents such as board and shareholder consents, minutes, etc., and (v) maintaining key records of the legal entities. Providing legal assistance to internal restructuring and capital action projects, which include but are not limited to: (i) legal entity reorganizations and mergers (parent/sub or affiliate/affiliate), (ii) creation and dissolutions of legal entities, (iii) capital investments into legal entities to support new or existing activities and commitments to make capital contributions, and (iv) dividends and earnings remittances from legal entities all of which are approved via the Firm’s internal approval process. Assisting with the Firm’s process relating to signing authorities for legal entities, including the appointment of officers and directors, issuing delegations of authority, drafting powers of attorney or other means to obtain signing authority, and the issuance of secretary and incumbency certificates. Performing corporate governance legal research and analysis of state and federal corporate laws, drafting memoranda, conducting research in minute books and otherwise on legal entity history. Providing legal assistance to various departmental projects.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: JD required. Must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing 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. 5+ years of legal experience. Familiarity with Delaware and New York corporate law is highly preferred. Corporate governance experience is highly preferred. Mergers and acquisitions experience is highly preferred. Banking or regulatory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently. Superior written and oral communications skills, and excellent interpersonal skills. Experience reviewing, preparing, and drafting legal documentation. Ability to work with business and legal colleagues across all levels. Demonstrated ability to approach issues with both rigorous attention to detail and a big picture strategic focus. Proven record of prioritizing multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.

Additional info

Job Identification: 210202083

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
JPMorgan Chase & Co,
Legacy West C
Plano, TX 59636

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