JPMorgan Chase Legal- Assistant General Counsel- US Prime Brokerage and Equity Finance- VP in New York, New York

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity.

The JPMorgan Chase Legal Department is responsible for providing legal services to the Corporation and is organized by practice groups that generally align with the Corporation’s lines of business and corporate staff areas. This structure encourages legal teams and businesses and staff areas to discuss legal, regulatory and business developments effectively and in a timely manner.

We are currently hiring a Vice President, Assistant General Counsel for the US Prime Brokerage and Equity Finance legal team. This position is located in the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) Legal Department in New York. The attorney will be part of legal team that negotiates trading documentation for equity prime brokerage, fixed income prime brokerage and stock/borrow loan desk, and advises on legal and regulatory issues relating to client service, new products, disputes and compliance issues.


  • 5+ years’ experience with a major law firm (or equivalent in-house experience)

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience practicing law post-JD

  • JD or educational equivalent required. 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.

  • All candidates for roles in the Legal department must successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.

  • Experience negotiating trading agreements, especially prime brokerage agreements, control agreements, and/or stock loan agreements required; experience with ISDA, master confirms, and repo master agreements would be a plus.

  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop and maintain internal and external client relationships

  • Familiarity with law and regulation relating to UCC, SEC customer protection and regulatory capital, Reg SHO, SIPA, bank regulation, hedge funds, and bankruptcy laws

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.