Assistant General Counsel - Litigation
JPMorgan Chase - New York, NY

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Job Description

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

Legal and Compliance 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 primary function of the Retail Financial Services Legal & Compliance Practice group is to provide both transactional and strategic legal and compliance support for RFS's various businesses which include Consumer Banking, Business Banking, Home Lending, Auto and Education Finance, and Global Consumer Banking.

The Home Lending Litigation Attorney will be responsible for supervising and directing outside counsel related to actual and potential litigation brought against Chase Home Lending 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.


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.



Primary Location

US-NY-New York-237 Park Avenue (BSC) / 41037


Office of the General Counsel



Job Type



Day Job

Employee Status


Corporate Brand

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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