Assistant General Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Location:
Chicago , Illinois
Posted:
November 21, 2017
Reference:
208588

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 functions relating to the Office of Corporate Governance, including corporate governance and corporate law, securities law, and support for corporate secretary, corporate finance and treasury functions.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

1. Under minimal supervision, provides legal services and advice to executive officers and board of directors on matters relating to corporate governance, corporate law, and securities law and disclosure; supports board of directors and committee meetings and corporate secretary functions; coordinates annual meeting of shareholders; prepare corporate governance-related disclosures including annual proxy statement; organizes and manages outreach to investors on corporate governance and related matters; assist with corporate secretary functions.
2. Assists with support of finance and treasury clients on financing transactions and related matters. 
3. Projects / duties as assigned. 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:  


An LLB or JD from an accredited law school and be licensed to practice law in Illinois.  
At least 5 years of professional experience in corporate governance and securities law.  
Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; to read and analyze legal materials and other data; work in stressful conditions under time deadlines; and to provide realistic risk assessments to clients.  

 

Preferred:
Substantial experience with corporate secretarial functions and responsibilities.

Qualifications

POSITION SCOPE
-  Supports Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary and Assistant Corporate Secretary in ongoing operations of Office of Corporate Governance and providing legal services to Board of Directors and its committees and executive officers of the Company.
-  Demonstrates superior judgment and ability to think strategically and innovatively 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.

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A little about us:

Exelon ​​believes in hiring men and women who've served in the military: they exemplify the leadership, teamwork, integrity, and commitment to excellence we need. Exelon attends military recruiting fairs with members of E-MAC (Exelon - Militaries Actively Connected), our employee resource group that supports veteran employees. We advertise in military publications, and partner with Transition Assistance Program (TAP) offices.

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