Senior Attorney / Associate Counsel Law - Office of the Secretary
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Health Insurance, Life Insurance & 401K
Internal Number: 107301
Senior Attorney / Associate Counsel
Law - Office of the Secretary
Job ID# 107301
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.
Handles and provides advice with respect to governance matters including: assessment, disclosure and reporting of directors independence, expertise and qualifications, compliance with applicable organizational documents, subsidiary management, implementation of insider trading policies, arrangements for shareholders' meetings, including annual meeting; monitoring corporate governance developments and compliance with applicable standards; drafting proxy and other disclosure statements and documents; responses to shareholder proposals, director and officer questionnaires and boards of directors and board committee agendas, resolutions and minutes; and SEC reporting for directors and officers.
Supervises preparation and distribution of materials for meetings of boards of directors and board committees.
Provides counsel and guidance regarding SEC compliance, disclosure and -34 Act reporting, including Forms and 8-K and Section 16 insider filings. Analyzes new disclosure rules and advises on implementation. Reviews and/or prepares certain SEC filings including Form 8-K and Proxy Statement. Assists with maintenance and management of subsidiaries.
Participates on team projects on various matters related to the operation of the Office of the Secretary.
Performs legal research and writes legal memoranda.
Performs other related tasks and assignments as required.
Con Ed is a well-known, profitable Fortune 500 company offering a great work environment and benefits such as: hybrid remote/in office flexibility and work environment, a diverse work force, sophisticated corporate governance, SEC and public company work, clean energy businesses, and stable industry and business sector
Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School. Admitted to practice in NYS. Senior Attorney position requires minimum 6 years of professional experience in corporate and securities law with major law firm or corporation. Or
Juris Doctorate from an accredited Law School. Admitted to practice in NYS. Associate Counsel position requires minimum 8 years of professional experience in corporate and securities law with major law firm or corporation.
Required Work Experience
Must be an attorney, in good standing, admitted to and able to practice law in New York State and the SEC. Required
For the two positions:
Senior Attorney position requires minimum 6 years of professional experience in corporate and securities law with major law firm or corporation.
2. Associate Counsel position requires minimum 8 years of professional experience in corporate and securities law with major law firm or corporation.
Must possess excellent presentation, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Required
Must possess the ability to effectively communicate with and advise the company's senior management, business leaders and directors. Required
Must possess substantive experience with corporate secretarial functions and responsibilities. Required
Associate Counsel - Experience with drafting and preparation of Proxy Statement, Form 8-K and Section 16 filings required. Required
In-house corporate secretary's office experience preferred but might consider candidates with equivalent law firm experience plus experience advising public companies or public company governance. Preferred
Senior Attorney - Experience with drafting and preparation of Proxy Statement, Form 8-K and Section 16 filings strongly preferred. Pref
Licenses & Certifications
Driver's License Required
Other Physical Demands
Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.
Must be able and willing to travel if/as needed primarily in the Con Ed footprint and service areas in and around New York City and State.
Technical Difficulty Statement
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We have the privilege of lighting New York City's five boroughs as well as the growing business centers of Westchester County. We illuminate operating rooms where medical miracles occur, bring up the lights on Broadway, and energize one of the world's largest mass transportation systems. We are the power behind Wall Street and the corner store. And, most important, we transmit and distribute the electricity and gas used in millions of homes. By focusing on what we do best - delivering energy over a reliable transmission and distribution system - Con Edison has grown into one of the nation's leading utilities. We serve 3.3 million electric customers, 1.1 million gas customers, and 1,825 steam customers. Our service area includes the five boroughs of New York City and parts of neighboring Westchester County. Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc., one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies with $12 billion in annual revenues and approximately $62 billion in assets.