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Auto Business Development Attorney - Vice President, Assistant General Counsel

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Legal, Sales & Business Development
Plano, TX, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description

This position provides an excellent opportunity to build an exciting career in a leading global financial services firm and to play a key part in managing legal risks for in an evolving and dynamic area of the law and business.

As an Auto Business Development Attorney – Vice President, Assistant General Counsel within the Auto Legal team, you will provide trusted advice to business development, private label, and vendor relations teams. You will provide transactional support for Chase relationships with automotive manufacturers, distributors, dealers, technology companies, and service providers. You will counsel on issues related to marketing, finance, data sharing, IP, governance, and business and legal risks. The Auto Legal team values friendliness, excellence, professionalism, and culture. We believe in creating platforms for people to grow their skills and display their talents.


The Legal Department at JPMorgan Chase & Co. manages legal and other risks, advises on products and services, interprets laws and regulations that impact the firm, and advises the firm on other matters. Our global team is made up of 2,000 lawyers and legal professionals with a reputation as thought leaders who deliver best-in-class services. As trusted advisors, we help the firm’s clients while also safeguarding the integrity of the firm. We are committed to a culture of inclusivity and belonging, where people can grow and succeed throughout their careers while working for a first-in-class financial institution doing cutting-edge work. If these values resonate with you, we would like to hear from you.

Job responsibilities

  • Draft and negotiate complex commercial agreements with automotive manufacturers, distributors, dealers, technology companies, and service providers.
  • Advise the business in a clear, pragmatic, and approachable manner on a wide array of issues, including marking campaigns, finance, data sharing, RFPs, governance, conflict resolution, IP, compliance, contract interpretations, and business and legal risks.
  • Actively collaborate with and influence other legal groups and internal stakeholders to advise the business on risks and mitigants.
  • Develop deep subject matter expertise in the auto industry and laws applicable to auto finance.
  • Drive open legal items to completion in a friendly, efficient, and pragmatic manner.

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • At least 5 years of legal experience.
  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills
  • Deep legal experience with advising a business on risks and mitigants.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be able to simultaneously manage workloads, multiple clients’ demands, and shifting priorities within a fast-paced, unpredictable, and rapidly evolving environment.

All candidates for roles in the Legal department must be licensed to practice law in the country of employment and successfully complete a conflicts of interest clearance review prior to commencement of employment.