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Legal- Retail Financial Services Mortgage Litigation- Assistant General Counsel- VP (NJ)

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 www.jpmorganchase.com.

 

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Corporation.  The department also includes the Office of the Secretary.

 

Legal is organized by Practice Groups that conform to the organization of the Firm's lines of business (LOBs) and corporate staff areas, allowing the legal and compliance staff to work closely with specific groups on a daily basis. Each line of business has an LOB General Counsel, who is the Practice Group Head and who reports to the Firm's General Counsel. This structure provides the means for the legal and compliance teams to communicate legal and regulatory changes to the businesses and staff areas, and for the LOBs and staff areas to communicate business developments that have legal or regulatory implications to the legal and compliance teams in a timely manner.

 

The primary function of the Retail Financial Services Mortgage Litigation group is to provide both transactional and strategic legal and compliance support for RFS's various businesses which include Consumer Banking, Business Banking, Home Lending, Auto and Education Finance, and Global Consumer Banking. 

 

The Mortgage Banking Litigation Attorney will be responsible for supervising and directing outside counsel related to actual and potential litigation brought against Chase throughout the United States.  Advise management on risks within the organization.  Draft, review and revise pleadings, discovery responses and briefs. Communicate with outside counsel and internal clients regarding case status and negotiations.  May supervise or provide advice to less senior members of the legal department. 

 

  • Minimum of 5 years as a Litigation Attorney
  • J.D. degree required
  • Prefer experience within the Mortgage or Home Lending business.
  • Ability to prioritize work and effectively manage a large case load
  • Ability to interact effectively with senior management, customers, attorneys and outside vendors.
Req #: 160023100
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

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