We are looking for an exceptional attorney to focus on supporting existing products and product development efforts and negotiating commercial agreements, specifically related to the payments industry. This role will be based in either our Plano, Texas, Chicago, Illinois or Wilmington, Delaware offices where we have implemented a hybrid work arrangement allowing remote work 2 days per week.
As Payments Counsel, you will:
- Be at the forefront of delivering our capabilities and solutions to our customers.
- Serve as a trusted advisor to the product team, playing a key role in maintaining existing products and launching innovative new products.
- Work cross-functionally and globally to negotiate commercial agreements with J.P. Morgan’s customers.
- Review client-facing documentation with an eye toward clarity, ease of understanding, and legal and regulatory compliance.
- Liaise and coordinate with legal colleagues to draft and maintain J.P. Morgan’s agreements, written templates and playbooks.
- Contribute to projects that improve operational processes to increase the efficiency and scalability of commercial legal support.
- Deliver training and help educate internal business and legal partners.
- Have the opportunity to work on projects and product initiatives across the J.P. Morgan Payments Legal Team and broader Legal department.
What you bring to the team:
- Strong decision-making abilities, practical business judgement and attention to detail.
- Ability to effectively prioritize and advance multiple projects happening simultaneously, often on tight deadlines.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to suggest and implement change to improve operational efficiency.
- Effective and creative problem-solving and troubleshooting ability, comfortable making decisions and taking ownership of tasks.
- Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
- Desire to learn and intellectual curiosity.
- J.D. or Law degree with 4+ years relevant legal experience, including in corporate, commercial, or regulatory.
Nice to Haves:
- Experience working in banking or financial services.
- Privacy, data use, data security expertise.
- Experience working in a global and cross border industry
All candidates for roles in the Legal department must be licensed to practice law in the United States and be able to obtain an In-House license if required by the state of employment, and successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.