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Legal - Paralegal II - Subpoena Escalation Team

Req #: 180001081
Location: Brooklyn, 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
Legal Department Description
The Legal Department of JPMorgan Chase & Co is responsible for the provision of 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. 
Position Description
Paralegal needed for the New York Subpoena Escalation Team in the Legal Department of JP Morgan Chase.  Under the supervision of an attorney within the New York Subpoena Escalation Team, the paralegal will assist attorneys in conducting a detailed review of criminal subpoenas and other legal process to identify possible money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery, and corruption issues and directing the escalation of subpoenas, as appropriate, for investigation and heightened review by the Firm’s Global Financial Crimes Compliance Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) Investigations Group, Global Security and Investigations Group, and other investigative Suspicious Activity Reporting (“SAR”) filing units.  Candidates should be able to apply specific policy and procedural criteria, interact with law enforcement as necessary, work with legal and non-legal staff and coordinate with other legal and compliance colleagues in a professional, fast paced environment.      
This position is anticipated to require the use of one or more High Security Access (HSA) systems.  Users of these systems are subject to enhanced screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks, and/or other enhanced screening at the time of accepting the position and on an annual basis thereafter.  The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment
Responsibilities Include:
    • Review and analyze subpoenas and other legal process to identify possible money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption and trade sanctions issues
    • Escalate subpoenas and other legal process, as appropriate, for investigation and heightened reviews by Global Financial Crimes Compliance AML Investigations, Global Security and Investigations and other SAR filing investigative units
    • Confer with Global Financial Crimes Legal and Litigation attorneys, as necessary
    • Liaise with law enforcement, as appropriate, regarding the nature and scope of investigations that led to the issuance of subpoenas
    • Support special projects (long-term and short-term) arising from subpoena reviews and escalations
    • College degree required
    • Minimum of 3 years paralegal experience
    • Strong attention to detail and the ability to analyze legal process
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to demonstrate excellent critical thinking, time management, coordination, and organizational skills
    • Prior law firm, Legal, government or financial services experience is desired
    • Demonstrated PC skills (knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Westlaw)
    • Team player with strong interpersonal skills who can collaborate with legal and non-legal staff.
    • Analytic thinker who is an independent self-starter
    • Creative solution and problem solving skills
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