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Emerging Technology Legal Attorney - Vice President, Assistant General Counsel



IT, Legal
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced lawyer to work on cutting-edge technology, supporting a team which has a firmwide profile and supports multiple areas of the bank internationally. The Emerging Technology Legal Team is seeking an experienced attorney to support firmwide AI transformation efforts in the Chief Data and Analytics Office. As a high-impact legal role with significant visibility into the firm’s future technology strategy, this position sits at the intersection of finance, technology and law.

As a Vice President in the Emerging Technology Legal Team, you will work as part of a global team focused on complex legal matters relating to technology at JPMorgan Chase. You will primarily support the Chief Data and Analytics Office, which is a fast-paced line of business with an ambitious technology agenda. In this role, you will act as a subject matter expert on the legal and regulatory issues relating to artificial intelligence including its procurement, development, management and integration into products and services at the firm. You will be part of the team providing primary legal support and strategic advice to a central function driving technological transformation at JP Morgan Chase.

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

  • Advise the Chief Data and Analytics Office on all aspects of AI transformation at JPMorgan Chase. Provide legal support and advise stakeholders across issues relating to artificial intelligence and advanced technologies within the organization.
  • Structure, draft and negotiate agreements and relationships with vendors, partners and other third parties related to artificial intelligence technology.
  • Support attorneys across lines of business with the integration of AI into their products and services, including advising on enterprise and platform risk and appropriate mitigation.
  • Support governance and control functions with managing artificial intelligence risk, and building firmwide systems to manage AI systems.
  • Collaborate with other legal subject matter experts in corporate technology such as privacy, cybersecurity and intellectual property in relation to specific strategic initiatives.
  • Advise on upcoming legal and regulatory change, and advise on the implementation of new laws and regulations.
  • Work with outside counsel when appropriate.
  • Perform legal research across a variety of issues, laws and jurisdictions.
  • Provide training to clients and Legal colleagues.

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a technology attorney in a law firm or in-house role.
  • Transactional experience drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial agreements including complex global technology agreements.
  • Familiarity with global regulatory issues relevant to the use of artificial intelligence technology in financial services, including cloud, outsourcing and third-party risk management.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and legal research skills.
  • Proven ability to independently identify issues, analyze problems and provide viable solutions.
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of personnel and management.
  • Ability to work under accurately under pressure, handle deadlines, and manage multiple tasks in a high performance environment.

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills

  • In-house experience within the financial services or technology industries.
  • Previous experience working with complex artificial intelligence systems.
  • Previous experience working on regulatory change implementation.
  • Global mindset and cross-border experience (ideally experience working with teams in EMEA and APAC)
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity, technology controls, information security, data privacy and protection laws and regulations.

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.