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Legal- Assistant General Counsel, CIB Global Trade & Loan Products Lawyer, VP

Req #: 170033380
Location: New York, NY, US
Job Category: Legal
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)
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
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 development effectively and in a timely manner.
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We are looking to hire an attorney to work in the North America Lending/Credit Trading Group providing general and transactional legal advice to the Global Trade Finance business within the Corporate and Investment Bank within the Western Hemisphere region and globally in coordination with local attorneys in the Latin America, Europe Middle East Africa and Asia Pacific regions. The attorney will primarily advise on, document and negotiate credit documentation in connection with letters of credit, trade loans and participation agreements, primarily in North America, but often times involving cross-border transactions. In addition, the attorney will, from time to time, work on a variety of other trade products, including supply chain financing, trade electronic service agreements and insourcing arrangements. The role will involve partnering with Trade Finance bankers and colleagues globally to assist management in developing new products, services and structures.
  • Law Degree/Juris Doctor-required 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience (for VP level and title) in credit transactions, including a strong background in trade finance/letter of credit transactions   
  • Must have at least 5 years of experience practicing law post-JD
  • Attorney must be licensed to practice law and a member in good standing in in the state/jurisdiction in which the position is based or otherwise in compliance with the in-house counsel registration rules of that state/jurisdiction.
  • Title/Level will be determined based upon the years of experience post-JD
  • Experience in asset-based lending and cross-border financing transactions/products- preferable 
  • Experience obtained in an international law firm and/or in-house legal department of major financial institution- preferable
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