Legal : Vp, Assistant General Counsel

Legal : Vp, Assistant General Counsel


Legal : Vp, Assistant General Counsel

Details of the offer

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase and Co provides legal services and advice to the Firm globally. Legal is responsible for, among other things:
managing actual and potential litigation and enforcement matters, including internal reviews and investigations related to such matters
advising on products and services, including contract negotiation and documentation
advising on offering and marketing documents and new business initiatives
managing dispute resolution
interpreting existing laws, rules and regulations, and advising on changes thereto
advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations, and
providing legal advice to the Board of Directors, the business and functions. Legal selects, engages and manages outside counsel for the Firm on all matters in which outside counsel is engaged.
The Human Resources Law team currently has a vacancy for an attorney. Chicago or Columbus, OH are the preferred locations.
This attorney position will oversee a docket of employment cases at various stages from threatened litigation through trial, in various jurisdictions, arising primarily out of the Consumer and Community Banking business. In most cases, you will manage outside counsel. In certain instances, however, you may litigate matters in:house without the assistance of outside counsel.
As an employment lawyer working in this group, you will also provide legal counsel and strategic advice to the firm on employment law and related matters, and prepare and review human resources policies, procedures, agreements and other documentation related to human resources and workforce management.
JD required. 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.
Minimum 5 years of post:JD recent, relevant and broad employment litigation experience, as well as significant advice and counsel experience in a major law firm, large in:house setting or equivalent (required)
Demonstrated knowledge of state and federal employment discrimination and other employment:related statutes, as well as common law employment claims (required)
Experience handling full range of labor and employment issues, including performance management, employee discipline, termination, severance, workplace investigations, policy development, employment agreements, FLSA, FMLA, wage and hour issues, workplace accommodations, applications, training, incentive pay, and the protection of intellectual property, trade secrets and confidential information (required)
Strong organizational skills and ability to handle high volume and balance competing demands (required)
Ability to develop and maintain client relationships; must be an effective influencer (required)
Excellent oral and written communication skills (required)
Strong knowledge of eDiscovery/ESI (required)
High competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, LEXIS/Westlaw (required)
Employment litigation and counseling with financial services and/or retail clients (strongly preferred)
Experience advising and working on mergers, acquisitions and other transactions (preferred)
Project management skills and background (preferred)
Knowledge of collaboration tools like Sharepoint and PowerPoint, case management applications and/or customer account management applications (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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