Sr Staff Attorney or Sr Attorney, Law - Commercial Transactions

Job Info

Jan 12, 2022

105929

Posting Expiration Date: Mar 31, 2022

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Organization: Law

Department: Comm Trans, Corp & Finance

Section: LAW Commercial Transactions

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • 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.

     

    It is an essential job requirement to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 for this role, subject to reasonable accommodation for religious or disability-related reasons.

Core Responsibilities

  • Review, negotiate and draft contracts and other legal instruments.
  • Analyze and structure transactions.
  • Counsel and advise internal clients and Company management regarding these legal services.
  • Perform legal research and write legal memoranda.
  • Review, analyze, prepare comments and advise on proposed rules, regulations and legislation.
  • Perform administrative functions relating to the operation of the Law Department.
  • Perform other legal services, tasks and assignments as required.
  • All of the foregoing is expected to be handled: (i) for Sr Staff Attorney (62) - with a high level of supervision and (ii) for Sr Attorney (63) - with moderate supervision.

Required Education/Experience

  • Juris Doctorate Admission to the New York State Bar or the ability to waive in required.

Required Work Experience

  • Sr Staff Attorney (62) - Minimum of four (4) years relevant transactional experience, including structuring and analyzing transactions, reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts, advising clients regarding same. Required
  • Sr Attorney (63) - Minimum of seven (7) years relevant transactional experience, including structuring and analyzing transactions, reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts, advising clients regarding same. Required
  • Ability to manage, with appropriate level of supervision, all aspects of a transaction, including, structuring and analyzing the transaction, reviewing, negotiating and drafting transaction documents and advising internal clients regarding same. Required
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as excellent negotiation, presentation, analytical and interpersonal skills, and must be able to adopt a proactive customer-centric mentality. Required
  • Must possess a good working knowledge of contract and commercial legal principles. Required
  • Writing samples are required and should include examples of both narrative writing and contract drafting. Required
  • Must be flexible and able to handle busy work environment. Required
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following areas:
  • renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives
  • design-build/engineering, procurement and construction transaction models and contracts
  • privacy issues
  • cyber security issues
  • government contracting
  • intellectual property legal principles, transactions, rules, regulations and filings.
  • mergers and acquisitions transactions and contracts.
  • financial hedging transactions and contracts, including ISDAs. Pref

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required

Physical Demands

  • Must sit or stand to answer a phone for entire shift
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift

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 within Company service territory, as needed.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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