JPMorgan Chase Legal- Assistant General Counsel- Mutual Funds- VP in New York, New York

Legal- Assistant General Counsel- Mutual Funds- VP


The Legal Department of J.P. Morgan is seeking a highly motivated individual to join us in advising on the creation and ongoing management of a mutual fund complex for our wealth management clients.

About J.P. Morgan:

JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity.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

About J.P. Morgan Wealth Management:

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in asset management services. The J.P Morgan Asset & Wealth Management line of business serves institutional, ultra high net worth, high net worth and retail clients through its global businesses. With client assets of approximately $2.3 trillion and assets under management of $1.7 trillion, we are one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world.

J.P. Morgan’s Wealth Management business delivers customized and comprehensive solutions to help clients around the world with the many complexities they face on their balance sheets. We leverage our products and solutions to support every facet of wealth management for clients, including investments, liquidity and credit management and tax and estate planning.

We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm. This is why we are the most respected financial institution in the world – and why we can offer you an outstanding career.

Roles and Responsibilities:

We are looking for an experienced mutual fund attorney to support a new series of mutual funds for wealth management clients. The attorney will advise on all aspects of the creation of the mutual fund complex, and the ongoing management, oversight and distribution of the funds. The attorney will:

  • Provide advice with respect to overall relationship with, and individual matters for, the Board of Trustees of the Funds, ensuring that the Board meets all regulatory requirements and is provided with the information needed to carry out oversight responsibilities.

  • Advise on legal issues, policies and governance of Fund Administration and related functions.

  • Offer legal insight on product development and implementation with respect to innovations in the product line supported by the mutual fund complex, including work with portfolio managers, control partners and risk partners.

  • Provide legal support for fund registration statements, agreements, operations, regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Work closely with other members of the legal department, and other control functions (e.g., Compliance, Risk) across Asset Management and the firm.

  • Coordinate as needed with other divisions of Asset & Wealth Management and J.P. Morgan.


  • JD Degree.

  • A 5 years of relevant mutual fund experience with a law firm or investment management firm required.

  • 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.

  • Document drafting experience, including mutual fund offering documents and distribution agreements.

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to be a proactive, dynamic member of a team.

  • Ability to both collaborate across legal teams and businesses and lead, as required.

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

Job Attorneys

Primary Location US-NY-New York-270 Park Avenue / 02317


Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: 170027401