Business Banking Legal Team – Lending – Senior Counsel

Full-time

JPMorgan 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.

With large, global operations, the Legal team tackles complex issues and helps shape the regulations that affect the businesses. The Legal team is organized into practice groups that align with the lines of business and corporate staff areas, which encourages collaboration on legal, regulatory, and business developments as they arise.


Position Description

As a Sr Counsel in the Business Banking Legal Team – Lending, you will be responsible for reviewing various Business Banking lending documents, conducting legal research, and managing issues and escalations.

You will collaborate with paralegals, attorneys, and other professionals on legal and regulatory issues impacting multiple LOBs. Your role will be crucial in resolving executive office complaints and customer service escalations related to commercial loans and deposit accounts

Job Responsibilities:

Review

  • Review various Business Banking lending documents from different sources.
  • Prepare, review and revise loan documents such as amendments, waivers and modifications to standard documents, subordinations and landlord waivers.

Research

  • Monitor state and federal statutory and regulatory developments impacting Business Banking particularly in the areas of commercial secured lending and prepare comprehensive recommendations to attorneys on the relevance of the development and its potential impact to Business Banking. Research will primarily involve legal developments and statutory analysis of laws in the United States.
  • Conduct research on special projects as needed.

Issue and Escalation Management

  • Correspond and collaborate with paralegals, attorneys, and other professionals on legal and regulatory issues impacting multiple LOBs.
  • Resolve executive office complaints and customer service escalations related to commercial loans and deposit accounts.
  • Collaborate with team members to resolve corrections and remediation.

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English with excellent writing and oral communication skills.
  • Law degree and membership in jurisdictional organization.
  • At least 3 years of experience in legal practice.
  • Excellent legal research skills including experience with Westlaw or similar services.
  • A team player who can collaborate and communicate effectively with attorneys, business representatives and compliance professionals.
  • Strong analytical thinker who is detail-oriented, practical and skilled at issue spotting and problem solving.
  • Self-starter who is able to work independently, takes ownership of responsibilities and projects, is results-oriented and flexible. Ability to multitask and prioritize work in a fast-paced, complex business environment and maintain communication with attorneys regarding project status and estimated completion timelines.

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills:

  • LLM or equivalent.
  • Experience in commercial banking/lending and financial services regulation.
  • Applicants with a background in commercial lending including knowledge of the UCC and real estate secured lending are preferred.
  • Knowledge of the U.S. legislative and regulatory process.
  • All Attorney candidates must demonstrate compliance with all relevant licensing requirements including requirements of the jurisdiction where the role will be located; All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.

About Us

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.
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.

The location of this position is Buenos Aires, Argentina.

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.
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. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.
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