VP, Assistant General Counsel - Office of Legal Obligations, LRCM at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Plano, Texas

Job Description:

About the Office of Legal Obligations. The Office of Legal Obligations (OLO) is a firmwide program responsible for developing and executing a sustainable infrastructure and process that (i) documents JPMorgan Chase's obligations arising from material laws, regulations, and rules, and (ii) connects the obligations to policies, when applicable, as well as to procedures or other documentation that support compliance with those laws, rules and regulatory requirements.

The overall OLO program goal is to improve the control environment regarding the laws and regulations of the firm. The program helps allow the firm to trace end-to-end connections between laws, regulations, rules, and policies and procedures.

For the program, JPMorgan requires talented lawyers with a strong regulatory awareness and background who are able to understand the risks to the lines of business and JPMorgan of non-compliance with laws, regulations, and rules. The successful candidate will join a global team of lawyers, project managers, and other professionals who are responsible for helping the Legal Department document JPMorgan's material legal obligations and monitor for legal and regulatory changes that may impact the program.

Primary Responsibilities

• Manage OLO Legal's legal and regulatory change monitoring efforts in North America with direct manager responsibilities for attorneys engaged in legal and regulatory change monitoring.

• Monitor, identify, and document changes in legal and regulatory developments for the United States and Canada.

• Provide written summaries of legal and regulatory developments to program stakeholders, including the Legal Department, the business, and other corporate functions, and advise on such developments as needed.

• Research and analyze laws, regulations and rules to assess applicability and impact to JPMorgan.

• Work closely with the rest of the Legal Department to develop and maintain the legal obligations for JPMorgan's businesses in the United States and Canada.

• Collaborate with internal line of business lawyers to respond to questions from the business and corporate functions about the legal obligations.

• Instruct and liaise with external counsel as required.

• Conduct gap analyses on the completeness and accuracy of legal obligations.

• Develop subject matter expertise on products and services offered by JPMorgan as required.

• Assist with the development of policies, procedures and controls.

• Participate in legal and other firmwide projects.

Essential Qualifications/Experience

• Qualified lawyer with a minimum of 5 years' experience obtained in private practice or in-house at a financial institution.

• Background in financial services regulation.

Essential Skills

• Excellent legal research and writing skills.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong leadership, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to comprehensively and concisely summarize legal and regulatory developments for distribution to a non-legal audience.

• Ability to develop strong relationships with the business, corporate functions, and fellow legal and support professionals.

• Strong analytical and collaborative skills, and ability to work independently.

• Detail oriented with strong organizational and project management skills.

• Ability to manage competing priorities and to coordinate among a wide range of internal stakeholders.

• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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

• Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in 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.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

• Experience with regulatory change monitoring.

• People management experience.

• Fluency in at least one of the following languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, SpanishJPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans