J.P. Morgan & Co. has named Michael E. Patterson, son of a former chairman of the bank, as vice chairman and a director.

Mr. Patterson, 53, has a strong legal background but has worked as a generalist on many issues at Morgan. He had been the bank's chief administrative officer since November 1994. He joins Rodney B. Wagner, who is retiring at the end of January, Roberto G. Mendoza, and Kurt F. Viermetz as vice chairmen.

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