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Assistant General Counsel


  • Exelon Corporation
  • 08/15/18
  • Chicago, IL
  • 60601
Assistant General Counsel

Description 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 highly qualified attorney handling complex commercial legal matters on behalf of the Company, including information technology, commercial and procurement matters and projects. PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Under minimal supervision, handles contract review, drafting, negotiation for software licensing, cloud, outsourcing, IT consulting, shared services and other information technology procurement matters including those arising during the term of the contract; addresses warranty, service level and other performance issues; addresses export control requirements; evaluates both legal and business risks and advises clients accordingly; provides guidance and training on emergent IT issues; and is well versed in IT-related practices, laws, and compliance including cyber security. 2. Under minimal supervision, handles myriad commercial and procurement matters in support of all business units including: general legal advice, contract review, drafting and negotiation; and warranty and other performance issues. Evaluates both legal and business risks and advises clients accordingly. Provides general procurement training as a part of the procurement lawyer team. 3. Projects / duties as assigned POSITION SPECIFICATIONS Minimum: An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law At least 5 years of professional experience in commercial matters with significant IT contract/licensing experience Requires excellent legal analytical and drafting abilities and ongoing, extensive knowledge of commercial and information technology law and contracts Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; to read and analyze legal materials and other data; to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines; and to provide realistic risk assessments and practical advice to clients Preferred: Knowledge of regulated utilities and power infrastructure considerations is a plus Qualifications POSITION SCOPE Works independently and with other attorneys on complex commercial matters with Business Units and outside counsel Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in commercial transactions involving information technology Demonstrates superior judgment in the legal and business context Demonstrates ability and willingness to solve complex, difficult problems and be very pro-active in doing so 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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor EEO is the Law Poster

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