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Assistant General Counsel – Technology Legal Practice Group – VP


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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 there to
  • Advising on advocacy in connection with contemplated and proposed laws, rules and regulations
  • 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 Technology Legal Practice Group, which reports to the Corporate and Regulatory Law General Counsel, provides legal coverage across all LOBs in the areas of Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity, Technology Controls, Technology Transactions, and Emerging Technologies.


The Technology Legal Practice Group is currently seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented Vice President/Assistant General Counsel. This attorney will primarily handle the structuring, drafting, negotiation and analysis of agreements for the acquisition of global and domestic technology products and services, including cloud services, intellectual property licenses, hardware purchases and related support services.

Amongst other responsibilities, the Vice President will:

Review, interpret and negotiate agreements with suppliers, advising clients and partners on rights and responsibilities related to those agreements, including compliance with JPMorgan Chase policies and regulatory requirements.

  • Responsible for end-to-end management of negotiations, navigation of internal processes and coordination between the business, Legal and Sourcing to reach timely and successful execution of agreements.
  • Responsible for interpreting contractual requirements based on information provided by internal business partners.
  • Negotiate standard and customized contracts in order to minimize the risk to the business through principled adherence to firm policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Analyze legacy legal documents for conformance to the firm’s current policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide guidance and subject matter expertise on documentation to internal business and functional partners.
  • Serve as trusted advisor to internal clients and business partners.
  • Help develop and enhance legal knowledge management training materials and procedures.
  • Provide legal research on technology, intellectual property and contractual issues, as needed.
  • J.D. or equivalent degree from accredited law school and minimum 5 years’ experience in a law firm or corporate law environment with significant experience drafting and negotiating customized transactions with large multi-product global client base.
  • Willing to consider candidates with 3 years of post-JD practicing experience for an AVP/Senior Counsel level
  • In-house experience in financial services, technology or other IP-heavy industry (e.g. media, advertising, etc.) desirable.
  • Experience in negotiating contracts for technology/IP transactions with third party providers, e.g. software licensing/support, software as a service, equipment purchase/maintenance, consulting, professional and other services agreements.
  • Knowledge of privacy, intellectual property, outsourcing, offshoring, contracting and related regulatory and risk environments.
  • Strong interest in new and emerging technology solutions and applications, and their impact on intellectual property and commercial law.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and legal research skills.
  • Strong business judgment and strategic thinking.
  • Proven ability to independently identify issues, analyze problems and provide viable solutions.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of personnel and management, including senior executives.
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle deadlines, and manage multiple tasks in a high performance environment.
  • Ability to follow up on assignments in a timely manner, exercise good business judgment and work accurately under pressure.
  • A self-starter with the ability to make autonomous decisions and to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment. 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.

Be sure to email us at contact@apresgroup.com with questions or once you have applied for this position—we are your foot in the door!

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About JPMorgan Chase

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.