2022 Exelon Hiring Update
Our hiring process looks a bit different today as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with virtual interviewing and other solutions in place to facilitate proper social distancing, we remain focused on powering possibilities for new talent who are ready to join us in making a difference.

Exelon was recently separated into two publicly traded companies, Exelon and Constellation. Exelon is the parent company for our fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities, delivering electricity and natural gas to more than 10 million customers. Constellation is the largest supplier of clean energy and sustainable solutions to homes, businesses and public-sector customers across the continental U.S., backed by more than 31,000 megawatts of generating capacity consisting of nuclear, wind, solar, natural gas and hydro assets. If you are looking for career opportunities in commercial, generation or home services, please visit jobs.constellationenergy.com for more information.

Assistant General Counsel, ComEd

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Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 239947
Date Posted: May 29, 2022
Job: Legal & Claims

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Be a part of something powerful at America's premier energy provider!

At Exelon, we are united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.

As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities: Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.

Our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are empowered to evolve and advance our careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come and stay. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives and health and retirement benefits.


    An entry-level to mid-level attorney responsible for providing full legal service to clients under the supervision of a managing or supervising attorney.  Carries out legal assignments, including research and preparation of briefs, memoranda, and compliance filings.  Performs non-routine legal assignments and assists with litigation of regulatory and administrative matters.


  • Performs broad and moderately complex legal assignments that are varied. 75%

    • Assists more experienced attorneys in representing Exelon in regulatory proceedings and/or relevant litigation

    • Advises clients with respect to all legal matters

  • Responsible for developing an understanding of each assigned client’s business and business philosophy 10%

  • Prepare, and revise as necessary, budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel. 10%

  • Projects / duties as assigned 5%


  • Supports more experienced attorneys in ongoing relationships and matters with Business Units and outside counsel.
  • Able to think strategically and work with Business Units to achieve Company objectives and manage risk.



  • An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and (1) be licensed to practice law in Illinois (2) or sitting for the Illinois bar in July 2022; continued employment is contingent on passage of Illinois bar in 2022
  • 4 or less years of professional experience in a specialized area of law
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills 
  • Requires excellent legal research, analytical abilities and on ongoing knowledge of federal and/or state law as required by the position
  • 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 


  •    Experience working within a utility or regulatory agency.
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