American Expressキャリア

Associate Counsel

To, Japan
オペレーション リスク管理


- Provide legal advice and win the confidence/trust of business clients and colleagues by demonstrating high quality legal work, personal excellence, integrity, and communication ability.              


- Proactively protect the brand and reputation of American Express by providing invaluable legal advice and guidance to management supported by energetic internal advocacy.


- Represent the company with credibility and persuasiveness in external forums such as regulatory and industry meetings and contract negotiations.


- Draft, review, negotiate and amend all types of business contracts for the company.


- Review and consult on product development and marketing programs and executions.


- Advise on the impact of new and existing laws, regulations and codes on current or proposed business activities.


- Proactively support colleagues in Compliance with legal interpretation.


- Advise on and manage litigation and resolution of disputes and claims with clients, partners, regulators or other parties.


- Provide strategic and tactical guidance and advice to management, whether on specific projects or transactions or in relation to standard business processes.


- Manage legal expenses to budget for allocated markets and projects.


- Carry out reporting and miscellaneous administrative duties as appropriate.


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


1. LLM and/or Attorney licensed in Japan or overseas (jurisdiction in US or UK) with 3 or more years work experience in a law firm, in-house legal department, or a combination of the two. Knowledge in one or more of the following areas is strongly preferred: banking, payment systems, credit cards, prepaid cards, privacy, anti-trust/competition.
2. Native Japanese with Business level English, in particular the ability to explain complex legal matters clearly and concisely to non-specialists in a multi-national company environment and to gain credibility with senior and/or difficult clients.
3. Demonstrated success sensitively and effectively in a dynamic business environment while maintaining composure and clear thinking through stressful, confrontational and/or fast-changing situations.
4. Ability to make connections and foresee wider implications when evaluating individual line-of-business strategies and activities.
5. Quick decision-making and/or time management skills depending on the situation and client needs.
6. A positive attitude, growth mindset, will to win and a team player

ReqID: 18002190
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): フルタイム