Assistant General Counsel - Regulatory

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Location: CHICAGO, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 231436
Date Posted: May 19, 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 senior qualified attorney with regulatory experience to handle complex legal matters on behalf of the Company.
    
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES 
    
1. Performs as a specialist in regulatory and administrative law, including ratemaking, provides technical and expert legal services to Commonwealth Edison Company and has strong comprehension of the electric utility business.

Under minimal supervision, plans, conducts and supervises complex legal assignments, requiring an ability to evaluate matters that may have a major bearing the Company’s business; evaluates legal and business risks and regulatory viability of strategic initiatives and advises clients accordingly

Interprets and applies internal policies consistent with the law

Represents Exelon in agency proceedings and/or relevant litigation        

2. Prepares and manages budgets for all matters involving outside counsel and manage outside counsel engagement        

3. Provides lead direction and/or project leadership direction to less experienced attorneys and support staff        

4. Projects / duties as assigned    

POSITION SCOPE 

-  Supports more senior attorneys in the ongoing management of relationships and matters with Commonwealth Edison Company and outside counsel
-  Demonstrates superior legal judgment in the business context
-  Demonstrates innovation; generates new ideas and devises original and successful solutions, programs or actions

 

Qualifications

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS 

Minimum:
        
-  An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in IL or comparable jurisdiction.          
-  At least 5-8 years of relevant professional experience.         
-  Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures relevant to the complex operation and success of a utility regulatory practice.     
-  Requires excellent legal research, analytical abilities and an 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 high pressure conditions under time deadlines. 
            
Preferred:

-  Experience managing rate cases.
-  Experience providing direct counsel to clients.


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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