2022 Exelon Hiring Update
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Exelon was recently separated into two publicly traded companies, Exelon and Constellation. Exelon is the parent company for our fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities, delivering electricity and natural gas to more than 10 million customers. Constellation is the largest supplier of clean energy and sustainable solutions to homes, businesses and public-sector customers across the continental U.S., backed by more than 31,000 megawatts of generating capacity consisting of nuclear, wind, solar, natural gas and hydro assets. If you are looking for career opportunities in commercial, generation or home services, please visit jobs.constellationenergy.com for more information.

Assistant General Counsel - ComEd (HYBRID)

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Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 246175
Date Posted: Feb 16, 2023
Job: Legal & Claims

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Job Description


Be a part of something powerful at America's leading energy provider!

At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.


A qualified attorney, preferably with regulatory litigation experience, to handle complex legal matters on behalf of the Company.


  • Performs as a specialist in regulatory litigation and administrative law, including ratemaking, provides technical and expert legal services to ComEd and has strong comprehension of the electric utility business.
  • Under minimal supervision, plans, conducts and supervises complex legal assignments, requiring an ability to evaluate matters that may have a major bearing on the Company’s business; evaluates legal and business risks and regulatory viability of strategic initiatives and advises clients accordingly
  • Interprets and applies internal policies consistent with the law
  • Represents ComEd before the Illinois Commerce Commission and other state agencies in administrative proceedings and/or relevant litigation
  • Prepares and manages budgets for all matters involving outside counsel and manage outside counsel engagement 
  • Provides lead direction and/or project leadership direction to less experienced attorneys and support staff             
  • Projects / duties as assigned


  • Supports more senior attorneys in the ongoing management of relationships and matters on behalf of ComEd, including with internal clients, outside counsel, external stakeholders and state regulators
  • Demonstrates superior legal judgment in the business context
  • Demonstrates innovation; generates new ideas and devises original and successful solutions, programs and actions



  • An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in IL or comparable jurisdiction At leas.t 5 to 8 years of professional experience                      
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures relevant to the operation and success of a utility regulatory litigation practice                            
  • Requires excellent legal research, analytical abilities and an ongoing knowledge of federal or state law, especially regulatory, administrative and litigation law              
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly – both orally and in writing; to read and analyze legal materials and other data; to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines
  • Superior writing skills





  • Experience appearing before state or federal regulators-
  • Experience managing rate cases.
  • Knowledge of various utility ratemaking structures.
  • Experience providing direct counsel to clients.
  • Preferably 5 to 10 years of relevant professional experience


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