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Associate Counsel
Sr Attorney
/ 63 - 17-0366
Title: Associate Counsel
Sr Attorney
/ 63

Organization: Law
Department: Comm Trans, Corp & Finance
Expires On: 6/16/2017

Job Code: 17-0366

Qualifications: The Law Department of Con Edison is seeking a Senior Attorney or Associate Counsel to join to join its Commercial Transactions group. Candidates must have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and (a) be admitted to the New York State bar or (b) be admitted to practice law in another state and be eligible for registration as in-house counsel pursuant to applicable New York State rules. The successful candidate for the Senior Attorney (band 63) title must possess a minimum of seven years of relevant transactional experience (e.g., structuring, analysis, review, negotiation, drafting, counseling). For the Associate Counsel (band 64) a minimum of ten years of the above referenced experience is required.



Candidates must have a keen knowledge of contract and commercial legal principles. Broad transaction and corporate experience is preferred as the position will be required to handle a variety of transaction and related matters. Learning agility and flexibility is required to understand, address, and advise on the structures, rights and obligations of the transactions to be handled and to shift priorities among transactions competing for the candidate’s time. Candidates must be highly motivated, energetic and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to our Standards of Business Conduct and The Way We Work principles so as to promote a positive work ethic and a customer service focus in furtherance of our corporate values and mission. Candidates must possess excellent interpersonal skills as well as outstanding analytical and written and oral communication skills. Writing samples are required and should include examples of both narrative writing and contract drafting.

Responsibilities: The following responsibilities apply to both positions. 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. Commitment to the Way We Work Principles, and adherence 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. At Con Edison we have and we all need to 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. Both positions perform the following functions, as assigned. a) Analyze and structure transactions; b) Review, negotiate and draft contracts and other legal instruments; c) Provide advice and counsel to internal clients, including Company management, on a variety of transactions and transaction-related legal issues; d) Review, analyze and prepare comments on proposed rules, regulations and legislation; e) Perform legal research and write legal memoranda; and f) Perform administrative matters relating to the operation of the Law Department. Note, that while the Sr. Attorney will perform these functions with periodic supervision, the Associate counsel will be expected to perform them with minimal to no supervision (the exception being on a transaction-specific or issue-specific basis due to considerations such as degree of exposure, complexity, sensitivity or novelty).


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 emergency management processes and storm plans, as required.


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.

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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
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15th Floor South
New York, New York 10003
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