PECO Assistant General Counsel

Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Organization: PECO Energy Company
Job ID: 221838
Date Posted: Oct 9, 2019

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At Exelon, we've got a place for you!

Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.

Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon!

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
 
To serve as a senior lawyer handling complex legal matters and projects on behalf of PECO Energy, a regulated, investor-owned Pennsylvania distribution utility company.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

1. Provide legal advice and representation before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) in connection with resolving customer complaints alleging billing and service issues. 

 

Provide legal advice and representation primarily before the PUC to PECO’s natural gas and electric delivery businesses in a variety of state and federal energy regulatory matters (e.g., rate cases, compliance matters, enforcement matters, regulatory litigation) and manage outside counsel assisting in such matters.

 

Provide general legal services to PECO business units, including assisting in the preparation of testimony, writing regulatory comments, drafting and negotiating contracts and other miscellaneous legal matters, and managing outside counsel assisting in such matters.
  
2. Prepare and manage early assessments and budgets for all matters involving outside counsel  


3. Provide project leadership and direction to less experienced attorneys and support staff  


4. Projects / duties as assigned  

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS
 
Minimum:  


-  JD from an accredited law school, admission to the PA bar with bar membership in good standing.
-  Minimum or 5-8 years of experience in legal practice.
-  Excellent oral and written communication, legal drafting and negotiating skills; ability to draft and respond to discovery and lead employees and counsel clients in the discovery process, knowledge of general contract and business law. 

 

Preferred:


- Knowledge of state and federal laws regulating the utility industry and understanding of the operation of natural gas and electric utilities.
- Advanced experience in regulatory law, municipal law and/or civil litigation  

 

Qualifications

POSITION SCOPE  


-   Supports one or more attorneys in the ongoing management of relationships and matters within PECO, and within the Exelon Operating Companies/Business Units.
-   Manages outside counsel.
-   Demonstrates superior legal judgment.
-   Demonstrates innovation; generates new ideas and devises original and successful solutions, programs or actions.


Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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