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Exelon Assistant General Counsel - ComEd (Hybrid) in CHICAGO, Illinois


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


· 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, requiring an ability to evaluate matters that may have a major bearing on 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 ComEd before the Illinois Commerce Commission and other state agencies in administrative proceedings and/or relevant litigation

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

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

· Projects / duties as assigned


· 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 and actions



· An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and licensed to practice law in IL or comparable jurisdiction

· 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 an 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

· Superior writing skills


· Experience in administrative litigation including appearing before administrative law judges and preparing and presenting pre-filed testimony

· Experience with regulatory agencies, including working collaboratively in workshops and through stakeholder outreach, prior to rulemaking or related policy formulating proceedings

· Experience working with technical experts to prepare and present testimony in contested proceedings

· Strong legal writing experience, including drafting pleadings on technical subjects incorporating complex fact patterns into issues of law in a manner accessible to non-experts

Experience managing rate cases.

  • Knowledge of various utility ratemaking structures.

  • Experience providing direct counsel to clients.

  • Preferably 5 to 10 years of relevant professional experience

    REQNUMBER: 252884

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