Exelon Assistant General Counsel in CHICAGO, Illinois

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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 lawyer who is a highly qualified attorney handling complex legal matters and projects on behalf of the Company.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Performs as a specialist in labor and employment law with an emphasis on counseling and litigation including wage & hour, discrimination, harassment, disability, FMLA and other employment issues and claims.

Candidate must be experienced in investigating, responding to and litigating EEOC and other charges and claims, and willing to devote substantial time to matters ranging from single-plaintiff cases to larger or class action matters. Traditional labor law experience is a plus.

Under minimal supervision, plans, conducts and supervises complex legal assignments, evaluates both legal and business risks and advises clients accordingly, represents Exelon in transactions, arbitrations, litigation or other relevant matters.

Interprets and applies organization policy according to law.

  1. Prepares, and revises as necessary, budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel

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

  3. Projects / duties as assigned

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:

  • An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in the relevant jurisdictions

  • At least 7 years of professional experience in a labor and employment law

  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of the legal field to the completion of complex assignments

  • Requires excellent legal research, analytical abilities and on ongoing knowledge of federal and 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 stressful conditions under time deadlines

POSITION SCOPE

-Directly handles charges and litigation matters

-Counsels clients on ongoing compliance and litigation avoidance

-Manages relationships and matters with Business Units and outside counsel

-Demonstrates superior business knowledge in portions of the business and industry; anticipates and understands trends in areas of law related to the business

-Strong leadership skills; ability to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines

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

Job Legal & Claims

Organization: BSC Legal

Title: Assistant General Counsel

Location: IL-CHICAGO

Requisition ID: 213749