2022 Exelon Hiring Update
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Assistant General Counsel - ComEd (Hybrid)

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Location: OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 246874
Date Posted: Apr 4, 2023
Job: Legal & Claims

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We're powering a cleaner, brighter future.

Exelon is leading the energy transformation, and we're calling all problem solvers, innovators, community builders and change makers. Work with us to deliver solutions that make our diverse cities and communities stronger, healthier and more resilient.

We're powered by purpose-driven people like you who believe in being inclusive and creative, and value safety, innovation, integrity and community service. We are a Fortune 200 company, 19,000 colleagues strong serving more than 10 million customers at six energy companies -- 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).

In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we elevate diverse voices, fresh perspectives and bold thinking. And since we know transforming the future of energy is hard work, we provide competitive compensation, incentives, excellent benefits and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

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

At Exelon, we are united by a shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through our 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 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. We encourage curiosity and value diverse perspectives as we work to make this vision a reality. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

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 empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.



We’re looking for an attorney, preferably with regulatory experience, to provide compliance and counseling advice and support to the ComEd business on a wide variety of matters.  Experience in the energy, utility, or telecom industry, and in Illinois is preferred.



  • Provides counsel concerning advisory, compliance, and other regulatory matters not involving contested litigation on a variety of topics including but not limited to property acquisition, negotiations and agreements with customers, commercial contracts, subpoenas, renewable energy generation connection and siting, affiliate contracts, financings, marketing and communications materials, franchise agreements, inter-utility and affiliate relationships, tariff drafting and interpretation, and ethics matters.
  • Acts as a state legislative specialist, providing advice on pending legislation and assisting in the development of policy positions on behalf of the Company. 
  • Supervising a team of attorneys and serving as liaison to senior leadership, including providing support for the General Counsel and 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 
  • Provides direction and/or project leadership direction to less experienced attorneys and support staff across the ComEd legal department.
  • Prepares and manages budgets for all matters involving outside counsel and manage outside counsel engagement
  • Projects / duties as assigned



  • Demonstrates a strong comprehension of the electric utility business and the regulatory environment, including:
    • Under minimal supervision, plans, conducts and supervises complex legal assignments, demonstrating an ability to evaluate matters that may have a major bearing on the Company’s business; evaluating legal and business risks and regulatory viability of strategic initiatives, and advising clients accordingly;
    • Interprets and applies internal policies consistent with the law; and
    • Manages annual and quarterly internal and external reporting obligations.
  • Demonstrates superior legal judgment in the business context.
  • 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 least 10 years of relevant professional experience.
  •  Possesses and applies:
    • A comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures relevant to the operation and success of a utility regulatory practice;
    • Proven success with contractual negotiations;
    • Excellent legal research skills, analytical abilities and an ongoing knowledge of federal or state law; and
    • Strong communication skills, both orally and in writing; to read and analyze legal materials and other data;
  • Can work in stressful conditions under time deadlines.



Experience with legislative analysis on behalf of a regulated company or industry.

  • Knowledge of real estate, siting, and/or environmental laws and regulations relevant to an Illinois utility.
  • Experience with contractual drafting (NDAs, MOUs).
  • Experience providing direct counsel to clients.
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