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Associate General Counsel

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Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Organization: PHI Service Company
Job ID: 234485
Date Posted: Nov 20, 2021

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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

A management level attorney primarily responsible for all legal services relating to state utility regulatory matters in multiple jurisdictions and who supervises a group of attorneys providing related legal services. Responsible for providing electric and gas operating utilities with efficient, high-quality legal services relating to particular legal practice areas within appropriate regions. Provides legal services as a practicing counsel.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Advises clients with respect to all aspects of utility regulatory matters; provides counsel and guidance to officers and executives of corporation regarding legal issues in particular practice areas
  • Represents PHI and its operating utilities in dealing with outside law firms, government representatives and agencies, independent technical experts, court representatives and others in the legal profession as delegated by the General Counsel
  • Effectively manages, monitors and assists in the career development of all attorneys and ensures that appropriate evaluation procedures are conducted major segments of law department and supervises lower level professional and paralegal staff personnel
  • Prepare, and revise as necessary, budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel
  • Works with entire Exelon legal function to continually improve delivery of legal services for particular practice areas
  • Perform significant projects / duties as assigned by the General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel


JOB SCOPE

  • Provides legal services as a practicing counsel, supervises other attorneys and support staff, and directly manages relationships and matters for PHI and its operating utilities and with Exelon and its Business Units and outside counsel.
  • Able to think strategically and implement constructive solutions to achieve Company objectives and manage risks.
  • Experienced in project management and supervision of professionals.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdictions (DC, DE, MD and/or NJ).
  • Extensive experience in representing utilities before state utility commissions, including in base rate cases and other matters related to regulated utilities, and supervising other attorneys engaged in such matters.
  • At least 12 years of professional experience and widely recognized distinction for his/her specialty practice.
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of legal field to the completion of complex assignments.
  • Extensive knowledge of courts, regulatory agencies and other applicable legal entities.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with regulatory issues related to utility transmission work before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and issues related to utility membership in a regional transmission organization.


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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