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VP, Assistant General Counsel – Consumer Banking Shared Services Legal

Columbus, OH, USA | J.P. Morgan

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Financial Services Professional
    Legal / Compliance
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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Develop subject matter expertise in assigned areas and provide strategic and practical legal advice and supportvarious operational areas that handle matters involving asset-based orders, federal benefits reclamations, deceased customer account processing, guardianship issues, notary questions and practices, safe deposit box issues, subpoena handling and compliance and unclaimed property issues;

Collaborate with other functional partners to ensure appropriate awareness of issues as they arise and assist in resolving matters and driving forward initiatives

Advise and collaborate with colleagues across the Legal and Compliance Departments

Handle escalated matters from the various operational areas, including areas that have firm-wide or cross-line of business coverage

Monitor and advise business partners and legal colleagues on relevant legislative and regulatory changes

Partner with control and oversight groups to create and maintain best practices for controls in this area

Manage external counsel


JD, admitted to practice in and member of the bar in good standing in the state in which the candidate will practice. Attorney candidates must be in compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including the requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located prior to commencement of employment.

5+ years of post-JD, legal practicing experience in a large consumer banking organization, law firm, or equivalent, as well as relevant experience in government, law enforcement or a regulatory agency, representing such organizations with a demonstrated record of increasing responsibility

Both civil and criminal litigation experience preferred

Strong team player with a natural ability to think and act collaboratively with legal and non-legal staff across groups and functions

Strong decision-making skills, combined with effective time management and ability to manage daily work along with complex projects/initiatives and multitask successfully in a fast-paced environment

Excellent analytical skills and judgment, including the ability to interpret, explain and apply statutes and regulations

Excellent oral and written communication and negotiation skills

Ability to foster strong relationships; partnering with other lawyers, control partners, operations and business people at all levels to achieve the best result

Ability to see past the question and understand greater impacts or risks

Strong understanding of the rules of civil and criminal procedure

Knowledge and understanding of banking products and services and the relevant core banking regulations and regulatory framework for a large banking organization such as JPMorgan Chase preferred

Experience with digital, electronic and mobile banking and transactions is preferred

Non-English language skills preferred

All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment. 

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