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 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 firm is seeking talented candidates for a position in the Legal Department as a Senior Counsel in the Responsible Banking and Data practice group. This role will provide legal support in the areas of fair lending and other anti-discrimination laws, Regulation B (ECOA) and Regulation C (HMDA) compliance, serving customers with limited English proficiency, and legal risks associated with alternative data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and predictive analytics. The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director responsible for Fair Lending and Predictive Analytics. The position can be located in the firm’s Columbus, Plano, Tampa, or Washington D.C. locations.
- Providing fair lending-related legal support to JPMC’s various lines of business (such as Auto Lending, Business Banking, Card, Commercial Bank, and Home Lending), their supporting operational areas (such as Fraud, Risk, and Collections), and the Office of Fair Lending, which oversees and administers the firm’s overall Fair Lending Compliance Program;
- Addressing questions related to the firm’s compliance with fair lending-related laws and regulations, including Regulation B (ECOA), Regulation C (HMDA), and similar federal and state anti-discrimination laws;
- Assisting with unique fair lending, UDAAP, and other regulatory issues related to serving individuals with limited English proficiency; and
- Providing legal support for the governance of alternative data, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, including legal review of predictive models.
- Consideration may be given for alternative city locations for internal candidates only. Please direct all location inquiries to the listed recruiter so they may review your request with the hiring manager.
Candidates should possess, at a minimum:
- JD or educational equivalent. 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.
- At least 3 years of legal practicing experience and significant financial regulatory expertise
- Familiarity with federal and state fair lending and related anti-discrimination laws, such as the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Housing Act, andHome Mortgage Disclosure Act is a plus.
- Strong analytical, organizational, strategic and written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to manage a large number of issues simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
- Demonstrated problem solving skills, judgment and character
- An up-beat, “can-do” attitude and willingness to meet challenges head-on
- Prior in-house experience in a large complex organization or government agency is a significant plus
- Successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment