JPMorgan Chase Legal- Assistant General Counsel- North America Lending/Credit Trading Group- VP in New York, New York

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.

The JPMorgan Chase Legal Department is responsible for providing legal services to the Corporation and is organized by practice groups that generally align with the Corporation’s lines of business and corporate staff areas. This structure encourages legal teams and businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.

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We are looking to hire an attorney to work in the North America Lending/Credit Trading Group providing general and transactional legal advice to businesses within the Corporate and Investment Bank on a range of credit products. Responsibilities include, (i) advising and working with outside counsel on the documentation for large syndicated credit facilities, (ii) structuring, documenting and negotiating secured and unsecured bilateral and club-deal credit facilities and other credit products, including reimbursement agreements for letters of credit and participation agreements, (iii) advising on regulatory and policy matters and (iv) coordinating and managing outside counsel. Requires strong drafting and negotiating skills and business judgment.

  • Law Degree/Juris Doctorate-required

  • At least 5 years in a law practice or corporate law department – required

  • 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.

  • Strong background in secured lending and syndicated leveraged finance – required

  • Working knowledge of UCC Articles 8 and 9, U.S. bankruptcy/debtor-creditor and securities laws and major bank regulatory provisions such as Regulation W, Regulation U and bank anti-tying rules - preferable.

  • Title/Level will be determined based upon the years of experience post-JD

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.