Be a part of something powerful at America's leading energy provider!
At Exelon, our people are the heart and soul of our business. Whether it's powering lives, supporting communities or collaborating with colleagues, an Exelon employee is talented, compassionate, forward-thinking and inspired. We are a Fortune 200 company united by our values and shared vision for a cleaner and brighter future. We encourage curiosity, value diverse perspectives and we never stop looking for ways to be, work and do better. We know the future is in our hands. That's why we're looking for people like you, who have the power to make a difference.
As the nation's largest utility company, we serve more than 10 million customers through six fully regulated transmission and distribution utilities -- Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco). All 18,000 of us are committed to delivering safe, reliable and affordable energy to our customers, strengthening our communities, supporting a clean energy future and reducing our impact on the changing climate.
Our people are empowered to evolve and advance their careers in an open and inclusive environment. We pride ourselves on being the kind of place where people want to come, stay and grow -- whether that's in the role and path they start in or in new and exciting career opportunities across our business. We know that investing in our employees' futures strengthens ours, which is why we offer competitive compensation, incentives, opportunities for career path changes, and health and retirement benefits.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
A mid-level attorney who is highly qualified in handling complex legal employment and labor matters and projects on behalf of the Company
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Performs as a specialist in labor and employment law with an emphasis on employment litigation, day to day advice and counseling, discrimination, harassment, disability, FMLA, wage & hour, labor arbitrations, 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. Under minimal supervision: plans, conducts and supervises complex legal assignments; conducts training; evaluates both legal and business risks and advises clients; accordingly, and represents Exelon in transactions, arbitrations, mediations, litigation, and other relevant matters. Interprets and applies organization policy according to law.
Prepares, and revises as necessary, budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel
Provides lead direction and/or project leadership direction to less experienced attorneys and/or support staff
Projects / duties as assigned
Directly handles EEO charges, labor arbitrations and employment litigation
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
Some travel required
An LLB or JD from an accredited law school
Active law license in good standing in DC, VA, or MD.
At least 7 years of professional experience in 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 an ongoing knowledge of federal and state law
Demonstrates strong judgement and comfort in ambiguous, challenging, and sensitive situations.
Ability to communicate effectively around matters of high complexity – both orally and in writing; to read and analyze legal materials and other data; to work in stressful conditions under time deadlines.
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!