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Associate General Counsel


  • Exelon Corporation
  • 08/14/18
  • Washington, US
  • 20001
Associate 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 150 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 management level attorney primarily responsible for all legal services relating to one or more legal practice areas and who supervises a group of attorneys providing related legal services. Responsible for providing Exelon Utilities with efficient, high-quality legal services relating to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and related regulatory and policy issues. Provides legal services as a practicing counsel. This role will report into VP & General Counsel, PHI. PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Advises clients with respect to all aspects of legal practice area; develops the strategic plan, provides counsel and guidance to Utility officers and executives of corporation regarding legal issues in the areas of FERC regulation and, policy 2. 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 Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. Ensures Exelon is leveraging outside resources in the most cost-effective manner. 3. Effectively manages, monitors and assists 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 4. Prepare, and revise as necessary, budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel 5. Works with entire Exelon legal function to continually improve delivery of legal services for Exelon Utilities Transmission 6. Perform significant projects / duties as assigned by the General Counsel or Deputy General Counsel Qualifications POSITION SPECIFICATIONS Minimum: 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 and applies a comprehensive knowledge of legal field to the completion of complex assignments. Extensive knowledge of courts, regulatory agencies and other applicable legal entities. POSITION SCOPE 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 manage risks Experienced in project management and supervision of professionals in lower level management DISCLAIMER The preceding position description is intended to provide the general nature and level of work to be performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to be a detailed description of the position or a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position, nor is it intended to indicate the exact amounts of time an individual will perform various position duties. 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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