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Legal Assistant / SH - 17-0088
Title: Legal Assistant / SH
Organization: Labor, Employment & Benefits
Department: Labor, Employment & Benefits
Expires On: 2/28/2017

Job Code: 17-0088

Qualifications: The Law Department is seeking a Legal Assistant to provide administrative support for the group. Successful candidate must have a High School Diploma with a minimum of 3-5 years’ work experience in administrative support to senior level management or attorneys in a corporate or legal environment. A Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Paralegal Studies is preferred. Must be able to work well independently or in a team environment. Must be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint, with the ability to create charts, graphs and spreadsheets, prepare PowerPoint presentations and create electronic databases. Must be detailed-orientated with good analytical skills and ability to efficiently handle multiple tasks and projects with competing priorities and deadlines. Must have excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and handle internal and external contacts professionally with tact and sensitivity. Must be disciplined, have excellent time management skills and take initiative on projects. Must have strong interpersonal skills as well as exemplary follow-up skills and ability to work effectively with employees at all levels. Must be adaptable to frequent changes in workload and willing to work overtime, with little or no notice, when business needs dictate.




Responsibilities: Review and process Outside Counsel invoices in Law Manager and Oracle. Maintain and organize corporate files (electronic and paper files), including searching, retrieving, and scanning documents into the office imaging system and creating electronic databases. Organize documents and information for litigation or regulatory purposes including responses to discovery or governmental requests. Interact with corporate staff, clients and customers. Perform occasional research. Prepare confidential and sensitive documents and maintain confidentiality with respect to all correspondence in all aspects of the Law Department’s work. Approve exception time for Associate General Counsel direct reports. Perform other related tasks and assignments as required. Ensure implementation of Company safety, health and environmental programs for employees whose work is directed. Ensure that safe work practices are followed and the environment is fully protected in accordance with Company policy and governmental regulations. Be committed to the Way We Work Principles, and adhere to the Company’s Standards of Business Conduct and other Company procedures including Environmental, Health and Safety (“EH&S”), Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”), discipline, and security. Must take special interest in our customers, both within the company and externally. As an employee, you need to commit to these ideals of developing a proactive, customer-centric culture to foster trust and confidence among customers and improve value for all our stakeholders.


Physical Requirements: Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be able and willing to travel within Company service territory, as needed. Must be able to participate in the Company’s emergency management processes and storm plans as required. Must be able to bend, stoop and kneel to file documents and, when necessary, be able to lift boxes of files.


Equal Opportunity Employer: Consolidated Edison is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms in policy and practice its commitment to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, eligible veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law.

Con Edison is a federal contractor subject to VEVRAA and desires to receive priority referrals of protected veterans.

Click here, EEO is the Law Notice, to learn about your equal employment opportunity protections as part of the application process.

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By Mail: Consolidated Edison Company of New York.
Recruitment Section Manager
4 Irving Place
15th Floor South
New York, New York 10003
By Email: RequestForAccommodation@coned.com

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By Mail: Consolidated Edison Company of New York.
Recruitment Section Manager
4 Irving Place
15th Floor South
New York, New York 10003
By Email: JobListingVerification@coned.com


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