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Assistant General Counsel

Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 234572
Date Posted: Jan 11, 2022
Job: Legal & Claims

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Job Description

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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

Exelon seeks an experienced energy regulatory attorney to represent Exelon and its six regulated utilities before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  The Assistant General Counsel – Exelon Utilities will focus primarily on electric regulatory issues (e.g., transmission development and policy, interconnection matters, and rate issues) and will also conduct work related to the utilities’ retail natural gas utility business.  This attorney will work on matters of substantial legal and policy importance, and represent the company externally with federal regulators and key stakeholders.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Performs as a specialist in federal energy regulatory law (FERC electric and gas), providing legal counsel to Exelon and its Business Units.
  • Under little or no supervision, plans, and conducts legal assignments; evaluates legal and business risks and advises clients. accordingly; and represents Exelon in regulatory proceedings, transactions, litigation, settlements and other relevant matters.
  • Represents Exelon in agency proceedings and/or relevant litigation.
  • Interprets and applies organization policy according to law and regulations.
  • Prepares, and revises as necessary, budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel.
  • Projects / duties as assigned.


JOB SCOPE

  • Supports more senior attorneys in the ongoing management of relationships and matters with Exelon Operating Companies/Business Units and outside counsel.
  • Demonstrates superior legal judgment in the business context.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines.
  • Demonstrates innovation; generates new ideas and devises original and successful solutions, programs or actions.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdictions.
  • At least 5 to 8 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 or state 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.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in federal energy regulatory law, with a focus on electric utilities, including current knowledge of legal developments and trends in this area.

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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