Bob Farrington is a Vice President, Assistant General Counsel at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (Chase), where he has worked for over 12 years. For the past five years, Bob has served as a Manager in Chase’s Home Lending Litigation department. Prior to this, Bob managed a team of 16 attorneys and non-attorneys in the Chase Legal Third-Party Oversight group. During his tenure at Chase, Bob has been a dedicated and long-standing volunteer with Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (NNJLS) and the Pro Bono Partnership Project (PBPP), and has consistently demonstrated his commitment and legal acumen in furtherance of NNJLS’s mission to provide legal services to low-income individuals. Bob has utilized his more than 25 years of legal experience by participating in numerous legal clinics with NNJLS over the years.
In furtherance of Bob’s commitment to pro bono and NNJLS, Bob was the recent recipient of the 2023-2024 JPMorgan Chase Legal Pro Bono Fellowship and will be working with PBPP for the next six months. His selection came after a comprehensive review process and affirms Chase’s commitment to supporting legal pro bono and other volunteer service activities focused on strengthening communities, empowering families and advocating for vulnerable individuals. Each year, this distinguished fellowship is bestowed upon a single legal professional, enabling them to dedicate up to six months of their expertise in pro bono legal services to a deserving organization, such as NNJLS.
Prior to Chase, Bob was the lead litigation attorney for a law firm in New Jersey that concentrated on creditor’s rights issues and also served as in-house counsel for a mortgage servicing subsidiary of SLM Corp. (Sallie Mae). Bob received a B.S. from Montclair State University and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.
In recognition of Pro Bono Week, experts discuss new developments in legal aid pro bono engagements on LSC’s Talk Justice. The conversation highlights the JPMorgan Chase Pro Bono Fellowship and partnership with...
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