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Assistant General Counsel

Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 234127
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2021

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Job Description

Description

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

A highly qualified attorney with state regulatory experience who works independently and has major matter, team and client responsibilities.  Frequently supervises internal and external professional teams working on legal matters.  Work generally involves handling matters of substantial importance.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Performs as a specialist in regulatory and administrative law, including ratemaking, provides technical and expert legal services to Commonwealth Edison Company and has strong comprehension of the electric utility business

           Under little or no supervision, plans, conducts and supervises large and highly complex legal assignments; evaluates both legal and business                 risks, regulatory viability of strategic initiatives and advises clients accordingly; represents Exelon in regulatory proceedings, litigation or other                 relevant matters

           Provides legal counsel to all levels of management, including senior leadership

 

  • Provides project leadership direction, and managerial/development support to less experienced attorneys and support staff
  • Prepares and manages budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel
  • Projects / duties as assigned, including assisting the Deputy General Counsel with the operations of the group


JOB SCOPE

  • Manages relationships and matters with ComEd and outside counsel
  • Demonstrates superior business knowledge in portions of the business and industry; anticipates and understands trends in areas of law related to the business
  • Strong leadership skills; ability to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdictions.
  • At least 10-12 years of professional experience in a specialized area of law.
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of the legal field to the completion of complex assignments.
  • Requires excellent legal research, analytical abilities and on ongoing knowledge of federal and/or state law.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Substantial experience managing or leading rate cases.

- Experiencing supervising and developing other attorneys.

-  Knowledge of various ratemaking structures.

- Experience interacting with external utility stakeholders



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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