In House Counsel


July 3, 2019

The American Express® General Counsel’s Organization is where great legal minds influence global business strategy. Our mission is to protect and strengthen American Express through legal expertise and strategic advice that helps our business partners manage risk, identify opportunities and deliver on the company’s promise of exceptional products and services. Given the dynamic nature of the global payments industry and the valued partnership between our team and the business, we see it as imperative to attract and develop talented people by providing rich work experiences and opportunities for professional development, recognizing and rewarding those who drive and deliver results and respecting and valuing diversity, integrity and personal accountability.

American Express’ General Counsel Organization is seeking a corporate/commercial lawyer to join the team in its North York office as Counsel. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of experience negotiating and drafting complex commercial contracts as well as familiarity with the Canadian regulatory environment for payments, banking and other financial services. Experience in the areas of product development, marketing and advertising, consumer protection, technology and digital law, data security, anti-spam and privacy would all be considered assets. This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative and dynamic team.

For more information or to apply, please contact Sherri Pinsler at

As this is an exclusive assignment with The Heller Group, all resumes sent directly to American Express will be re-directed to The Heller Group.

The Heller Group

The Heller Group Legal and Executive Search specializes in the recruitment and placement of lawyers, at all levels, into law firms and corporations. We have higher expectations, so should you.

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The Heller Group


North York

Area of Practice

Banking & Finance