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Corporate - General Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

JPMorgan Chase & Co,

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Aug 06,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Senior Counsel, Corporate, Office of Legal Obligations – Assistant Vice President The candidate will be responsible for oversight and management of the End-to-End Legal and Regulatory Process Program (“Program”). Will design and develop a global, firm-wide, risk-based process to capture, in a proprietary database, the Firm’s obligations under applicable laws, rules and regulations, and the policies, procedures and controls associated with those obligations. Support efforts to help the lines of business in all geographies enter and maintain obligations that apply to the Firm’s businesses or operations in a proprietary regulatory change data base. Support efforts to review, analyze, remediate and perfect prior topical coverage and to research new areas of coverage, as needed. Significant cross-functional collaboration, including with line of business lawyers, compliance counterparts, as well as counterparts in risk and oversight and controls. Participate on cross-functional teams to develop and maintain legal obligations. Collaborate with appropriate product area lawyers to enhance consistency of legal positions. Routinely research and analyze laws, rules, regulations and other legal and regulatory developments to assess impacts on the firm’s products, services and businesses. Build and manage product subject matter expertise, as required. Serve as a Program liaison through collaborative advocacy and excellent oral and written communication skills. Prepare, and maintain on an ongoing basis, matrices and other job aids to support program reporting and project tracking. Research and analyze laws, rules, regulations and prior project work in order to promote evergreen efforts of the Program, focusing on quality assurance and consistency. Support senior team attorneys in their project liaison and remediation efforts. Collaborate with others on initiatives to monitor changes in law and regulation at the state and federal level. Provide written summaries of obligations and changes to existing laws, rules and regulations. Work collaboratively with legal, compliance, risk, and oversight and controls teams responsible for parts of the Program, as needed. Provide feedback and frameworks to project management and technology teams to better improve functionality of the repository data base. Occasional research to support special projects as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctorate degree or educational equivalent. Should have 3+ years of legal experience practicing law post JD degree, preferably with legislation or regulation of financial services or other highly regulated industries. Experience researching and analyzing laws, rules and regulations is essential. Attorney must be licensed to practice law and in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment. Experience with the financial services industry and/or good knowledge of financial markets is essential. Thorough understanding of the business environment is essential. Excellent oral and written communication skill is essential. Must have strong interpersonal skills, advocacy skills, good team player and ability to prioritize workload. Excel and PowerPoint skill is essential. Must have strong analytical and collaborative skills. Proficiency in one or more languages in addition to English is helpful.

Additional info

Ref. 180054448

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
JPMorgan Chase & Co,
1 Bank 1 Plaza
Chicago, IL 60670