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Assistant General Counsel

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Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 235970
Date Posted: Jun 25, 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

A qualified attorney, preferably with regulatory experience, to handle complex legal matters on behalf of the Company.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Performs as a specialist in regulatory litigation and administrative law, including ratemaking, provides technical and expert legal services to ComEd and has strong comprehension of the electric utility business.
    Under minimal supervision, plans, conducts and supervises complex legal assignments, necessitating ability to evaluate matters which may have a major bearing on the conduct of the Company's business; evaluates both legal and business risks and advises clients accordingly. Interprets and applies internal policies consistent with the law.
    Represents ComEd before the Illinois Commerce Commission and other state agencies in administrative proceedings and/or relevant litigation. (75%)
  • Prepares, and manages budgets for all matters involving outside counsel and manage outside counsel engagement. (10%)
  • Provides lead direction and/or project leadership direction to less experienced attorneys and support staff. (10%)
  • Projects / duties as assigned. (5%)


JOB SCOPE

  • Supports more senior attorneys in the ongoing management of relationships and matters on behalf of ComEd, including with internal clients, outside counsel, external stakeholders and state regulators.
  • Demonstrates superior legal judgment in the business context.
  • 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 IL.
  • At least 5 to 8 years of professional experience. 
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures relevant to the operation and success of a utility regulatory litigation practice.
  • Requires excellent legal research, analytical abilities and on ongoing knowledge of federal or state law, especially regulatory, administrative and litigation 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 appearing before state or federal regulators.
  • Experience managing rate cases.
    - Knowledge of various utility ratemaking structures.
    - Experience providing direct counsel to clients.
    - Preferable 5 to 10 years of relevant professional experience



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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