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Senior Associate General Counsel, ComEd

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Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: Exelon Business Servcs Co, LLC
Job ID: 235383
Date Posted: Dec 16, 2021
Job: Legal & Claims

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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!


A senior management level attorney primarily responsible, under the direction of the General Counsel, for managing the provision of all legal services delivered by the embedded ComEd legal function supervising the group of attorneys and paraprofessionals providing those services.  Responsible for providing Business Units with efficient, high-quality legal services relating to particular legal practice areas within the ComEd region.  Directly assists General Counsel, and collaborates with RS&S, in the development and legal implementation of regulatory policy initiatives.  Assists the General Counsel in identifying required resources, human and financial, to meet legal needs.  Provides legal services involving high-level or complex legal and energy regulatory matters.


  • Perform legal services for high level and complex legal problems in practice area; provides counsel and guidance to officers and executives of corporation regarding legal issues in particular practice areas
  • Represents Exelon 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
  • Assists General Counsel in developing, and ensures application of, consistent legal positions for the company and its subsidiaries in all major legal matters within practice area
  • Supports General Counsel in managing, monitoring, and assisting 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
  • Assists General Counsel in planning and budgeting for legal expenditures in practice area
  • Perform significant projects / duties as assigned by the General Counsel


  • Provides legal services as a practicing counsel, and directly manages relationships and matters with Business Units, and outside counsel
  • Able to think strategically and work with Business Units to achieve Company objectives, and develop and manage legal strategies to support those objective and legal and business manage risks
  • Experienced in project management and supervision of professionals in lower-level management



  • An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdictions
  • At least 12 years of professional experience and widely recognized distinction for his/her specialty practice
  • Possesses strong managerial and leadership skills sufficient to lead and motivate a diverse professional workforce
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of legal field to the completion of complex assignments
  • Extensive knowledge of state energy regulation
  • Knowledge of federal energy regulation and the interaction of state and federal energy regulation especially in regard to transmission and organized energy markets
  • Advanced oral and written presentation skills and ability to interpret and clearly convey complex information
  • Ability to address challenging legal issues, managing competing interests and helping provide counsel to senior management
  • Superior legal judgment in the business context


  • Experience dealing directly with the Illinois Commerce Commission in formal and informal proceedings
  • Experience leading, or representing key stakeholders, in generic non-adversary stakeholder proceedings
  • Experience drafting and analyzing proposed energy regulatory legislation

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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