• Assistant General Counsel -Cyber Security

    Exelon Houston, TX 77007

    Job #1974303056

  • 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 experienced attorney who works independently and has major matter, team or client responsibilities as well as certain responsibilities for other attorneys on a project-specific/mentoring basis. Frequently supervises professional teams working on legal matters. Work generally involves handling matters of very substantial importance.

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

    • Performs as a specialist in one or more fields of law, provides technical and expert legal services to Exelon Business Units. Under little or no supervision, plans, conducts and supervises large and highly complex legal assignments; evaluates both legal and business risks and advises clients accordingly; represents Exelon in transactions, litigation or other relevant matters. Provides legal counsel to all levels of management, including senior management. (70%)

    • Provides lead direction and/or project leadership direction to less experienced attorneys and support staff. (15%)

    • Prepare, and revise as necessary, budgets and early matter assessments for all matters involving outside counsel. (10%)

    • Projects / duties as assigned. (5%)

    JOB SCOPE

    • 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

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

    • At least 10-12 years of professional experience with at least 5 years focused on cybersecurity and/or privacy law including current knowledge of legal developments and trends in this area.

    • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge of principles, practices and procedures of cybersecrutiy and/or privacy law to the completion of complex assignments.

    • Excellent legal research, analytical,and written and oral communication skills.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • First or second chair litigation experience with cybersecurity and/or privacy litigation.

    • Advanced training in cybersecurity and/or privacy law.

    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

    REQNUMBER: 236038

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