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Posted Apr 21

Mortgage Banking Litigation- Assistant General Counsel- VP

JPMorgan Chase
Jersey City, NJ Full Time

The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of legal services to the Corporation. The department also includes the Office of the Secretary.

Legal is organized by Practice Groups that conform to the organization of the Firm's lines of business (LOBs) and corporate staff areas, allowing the legal and compliance staff to work closely with specific groups on a daily basis. Each line of business has an LOB General Counsel, who is the Practice Group Head and who reports to the Firm's General Counsel. This structure provides the means for the legal and compliance teams to communicate legal and regulatory changes to the businesses and staff areas, and for the LOBs and staff areas to communicate business developments that have legal or regulatory implications to the legal and compliance teams in a timely manner.

The Mortgage Banking Litigation Attorney will be responsible for supervising and directing outside counsel related to actual and potential litigation brought against Chase throughout the United States. Advise management on risks within the organization. Draft, review and revise pleadings, discovery responses and briefs. Communicate with outside counsel and internal clients regarding case status and negotiations. May supervise or provide advice to less senior members of the legal department.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 5 years as a Litigation Attorney

J.D. degree required

Prefer experience within the Mortgage or Home Lending business

Ability to prioritize work and effectively manage a large case load

Ability to interact effectively with senior management, customers, attorneys and outside vendors

Ability to identify key risk issues and exercise good business judgment

Ability to problem solve and think outside the box

Ability to complete large administrative component to position

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